Screwfix or Amazon? On average we are cheaper than both

Screwfix, Seton or Amazon? On average we are cheaper

Company Product Price Screwfix Disposable Nitrile Gloves EN374 Blue PF Box of 100 15.99 Amazon Disposable Nitrile Gloves EN374 Blue PF Box of 100 11.34 Rapid Fire Supplies Disposable Nitrile Gloves EN374 Blue PF Box of 100 11.99 Screwfix Gloveman Nitrile PF Gloves, Small (Blue). Box of 200 n/a Amazon Gloveman Nitrile PF Gloves, Small …

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The Ultimate Guide to Thermometer Guns

The Ultimate Guide to Thermometer Guns

By Emily France, Creative Content Curator | Safety Supplier @rapidfiresupplies | People Person | Theatre Type & Arts Supporter. In 2020 the outbreak of COVID-19 saw a sudden rush of companies, from restaurants to recruitment agencies, investing in a trusty thermometer gun. The promise was that if a person’s temperature reading showed below the feverish …

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We need to talk about Hi-Vis clothing: It’s not to be missed

High visibility clothing policy UK First up, it’s good to know what you as the employee or employer are expected, by law, to provide. As high visibility workwear is a form of PPE, in order to maintain safety standards, it is the employer who must provide any Hi-Vis clothing that is required for the job, …

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EARMUFFS VS EARPLUGS: Which one is the best at protecting hearing?

Let’s start! When working in a hazardous environment finding the right PPE is, of course, key. It must allow you to be protected from the dangers posed without impeding on your ability to do your job e.g. your PPE must not be too hot, heavy or bulky. These issues are factored in when choosing your …

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The difference between an Antibody and Antigen Test

With the different Covid-19 tests currently around there is often confusion about which test does what.  Terminology is often confusing for the non-medical person and understanding the difference between tests can sometimes get complicated.  This is a basic guide that will help to clarify a few of the more common questions.

Planning for PPE

Planning for PPE

It was reported this week that Essex County Council (ECC) is setting up a dedicated team to purchase PPE and oversee the logistics required to provide PPE to services until March 2022.  ECC forecasts that the need for PPE will increase as services reopen and is one of many councils facing the challenge of getting services up …

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The Nitrile Glove Maze

How can you possibly work out the real differences between nitrile examination gloves, furthermore, with so many websites selling products offering vastly different prices and using various confusing terminology?  It’s a minefield out there, how do you know what to look for when all you’re after is good quality examination gloves? We’re here to help clarify these points:  When looking for gloves there should be an AQL rating. This stands for “Acceptable Quality Level” and …

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