WISE Worksafe Blog

How to Select the Right Garment Sizes When Ordering Workwear

20 Jul 2018
Choosing the right sizing for workwear and PPE is essential to providing a comfortable fit and suitable protection. Inaccurate measurements or assumptions about sizing can waste both time and money, so it’s best to get it right first time. Wearing uniform that doesn’t fit correctly affects comfort, functionality, safety, appearance and durability.

Protecting Outdoor Workers in Hot Weather Conditions

09 Jul 2018
According to research from Imperial College London, working in the sun could lead to one death and around five new cases of melanoma skin cancer a week in the UK. Anyone who works outdoors for prolonged periods of time needs to be provided with the necessary protection.

Understanding EN343 Waterproof & Breathable Protective Clothing

19 Jun 2018
When it comes to facing the elements, it’s important that workers have the right level of protection. We’ve put together a complete guide to the EN 343 standard for waterproof and breathable clothing. This explains the requirements and testing methods for workwear and PPE that has been designed for foul weather working conditions.

Could Safety Footwear Be Causing Your Workers Harm?

18 May 2018
Heard your workers complaining about discomfort or pain as a result of their safety footwear? It could be more serious than you thought! We’ve compiled this simple guide on how to select safety footwear so you can rest assured that your team are safe, healthy, comfortable and able to do their job.

How to Dispose of Branded Uniform Responsibly

19 Apr 2018

When corporate uniform and workwear garments are no longer suitable and taking up valuable storage space, it's time to consider disposing of them. There are several opportunities to reduce the impact of the waste this creates, so we decided to run through the options which are safest for the environment and for your organisation.

5 Ways to Motivate your Team to Wear PPE

15 Mar 2018
For a number of different reasons many workers are reluctant to use the correct PPE, or may even point blank refuse to wear it at all. This situation is undoubtedly a stressful one for those trying to enforce compliance, so we’ve taken the time to compile the top 5 ways in which you can motivate workers to wear the correct PPE.

The Power of Uniform Part 4: Employee Engagement

22 Feb 2018

Having already covered how to stand out from the crowd, build brand awareness, strengthen brand perception, and drive customer engagement, this fourth and final instalment in our series on ‘The Power of Uniform’ explores how your corporate uniform can boost employee engagement.

The Power of Uniform Part 3: Customer Engagement

11 Dec 2017

Having explored how to stand out from the crowd, build brand awareness and strengthen brand perception, this third instalment in our series on ‘The Power of Uniform’ explores how your corporate uniform can drive customer engagement.

As mentioned in our previous article, driving customer engagement through your people is more important than ever, with the explosion in digital, online and automated consumer interaction. 

The Power of Uniform Part 2: Brand Awareness and Perception

21 Nov 2017

Whether you’re a marketing executive, procurement manager or managing director, building a strong brand is undoubtedly one of the core goals within your organisation. Following on from part 1 of our 'Power of Uniform' series, in which we explored how to stand out from the crowd, we’ll be considering how to build brand awareness and improve brand perception through uniform. We’ll break down the definitions of these branding measures, and share insights on how other brands enjoy widespread familiarity due to a strategically designed and implemented uniform.

The Power of Uniform Part 1: Standing Out From the Crowd

30 Oct 2017
Uniforms are at the heart of some of Britain’s most iconic brands. Take Royal Mail, Virgin Atlantic and Sainsbury’s as prime examples. It’s likely that one of the first things you visualise when you think of those companies is their uniformed staff.