WISE Worksafe Blog

Protecting Outdoor Workers in Winter

07 Dec 2018

During Britain’s heatwave last summer we covered how to protect outdoor workers in hot weather conditions, but what about cold conditions? With temperatures dropping as we head into the new year, now’s the time to determine whether you have the appropriate processes, equipment and clothing in place to deal with the risks.

How to Maintain Colour Consistency in Your Branding

26 Nov 2018

Along with choosing the colour palette for your logo and branding, the choice of colour for your staff uniforms and corporate clothing can have a significant impact on brand perception. Branding consistency is key to forming a cohesive, professional image and maintaining recognition. This means achieving consistent visual representation both online and offline.

Understanding EN ISO 20471 - High Visibility Clothing (formerly EN471)

13 Nov 2018

Hi-vis workwear is crucial in industries where a significant proportion of work occurs near traffic, cranes or other motorised vehicles, as well as work at night. Hi-vis plays an important role in the safety of workers, so all hi-vis vests, trousers, jackets and polo shirts must have EN ISO 20471 certification.

Are Uniform Inconsistencies Across Your Workforce Diluting Your Brand?

26 Oct 2018
Inconsistent branding is one of the biggest mistakes you can make when it comes to successfully growing a business and corporate identity. This inconsistency can lead to your clients and target customers misinterpreting what your company does and what it stands for.

We're on the move! 5th November 2018

22 Oct 2018

We are pleased to announce that WISE Worksafe is relocating to larger premises in Hatfield on 5th November 2018.
Situated 15 miles from our current Stanmore location, our new offices, warehouse and production facilities will enable us to continue improving the speed and efficiency of service to our customers throughout the UK.

The John Lewis & Waitrose Rebrand Has Been Unveiled

11 Oct 2018
On September 4th 2018 the John Lewis Partnership announced its first rebrand in 18 years. Here at WISE Worksafe we love assisting companies in their rebrand process, and always find it interesting to take a look at how and why large companies undergo these changes.

Should You Enforce a Staff Uniform Policy?

28 Sep 2018
Millions of employees in the UK are required to wear a corporate uniform, often to promote professionalism and portray a consistent brand image of the company. But is a uniform policy always necessary? We decided to explore the pros and cons of implementing a policy, as well as how you can go about writing your own.

Extending the Life of Workwear and PPE

19 Sep 2018

Taking care of workwear is essential if you want it to retain its protective properties and last for as long as possible. By choosing quality garments, following the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions, storing correctly, and repairing damage, you can extend the life of your uniform and PPE significantly.

Top 10 UK Health and Safety Websites

29 Aug 2018
With a huge amount of information and resources regarding workplace health and safety available online, we decided to create a guide to Britain’s top 10 trusted and most useful health and safety websites. Designed so you can easily find the best guidance without wading through search engines for what you need!

Should Charities Provide Uniform For Their Volunteers?

13 Aug 2018
It’s critical that charities continue to inspire and look after their volunteers in order to achieve their ongoing goals. One of the best ways to do this is to provide branded clothing, workwear or protective equipment, even though it is not actually a legal requirement.