WISE Worksafe Blog

How to Choose Uniform for Security Staff

15 Feb 2019

Those working in a security role are there to protect visitors, customers and staff or for the secure handling and transportation of cash and valuables. This means they’re automatically in an authoritative and high-risk position and should be dressed and protected accordingly.

Understanding EN 388:2016 - Protective Gloves Against Mechanical Risks

22 Jan 2019

Hands are vulnerable to a multitude of hazards in the workplace, including a number of mechanical risks. This is why it’s important to identify and provide the most appropriate safety gloves for the specific task.

The Garment Layering System: 3-layer Principle

09 Jan 2019

There are many ways of achieving a good level of comfort, warmth and weather protection with outdoor clothing. Dressing according to the 3-layer principle is an established norm for a large number of outdoor sporting and recreational activities, but what about at work?

Understanding EN ISO 20345 - Safety Footwear (formerly EN345)

19 Dec 2018

Protecting feet against hazards in the workplace is key. The footwear you choose for your employees should meet legal standards, be appropriate for the task, the individual, and the environment in which they are working. It must also be used and cared for correctly by those who are wearing them.

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.