Clear Safety Glasses: High quality, clear safety glasses, protect your eyesight from flying debris. An essential personal safety item when using any power tools.
Benefits: Light weight, cost [show more]...
Protective Kneepads and Shinguards: An integral part of safety wear, the padded kneepads and shin guards provide protection from flying debris
Benefits: Lightweight, highly durable yet comfortable
Grass and Hedge Trimmer Safety Kit: Essential safety kit for using Trimmers, ear defenders, metal mesh face guard and non-slip gloves. Suitable for use with all kinds of trimmer.
Benefits: Exceeds [show more]...
Chainsaw Safety Gloves: Specifically designed for use with chainsaws of all types, these are manufactured with incredibly high quality leather. The left hand glove has added chainsaw chain [show more]...
Adjustable Chainsaw Safety Chaps: Conforms to ALL EU standards, comfortable to wear, fully adjustable meaning one size fits all
Benefits: fully adjustable, conforms to EU standards
Gardening Safety Equipment
While being an enjoyable and rewarding experience, gardening can be a dangerous one as well. Many visits to accident and emergency are due to people taking risks with their personal safety. If you want to garden safely you need to consider gardeners PPE. Personal protection equipment can range from chainsaw trousers to safety masks and safety googles. Ensure that you invest in excellent gardening safety equipment before embarking on any new project, and always follow the manufacturer's instructions when using any equipment in your garden.
An excellent pair of gardening gloves are vital for any gardener. They will protect your hands from blistering while cutting and pulling, and will make it impossible for insects to bite or thorns to prick your skin whilst tackling your shrubs. Gardening gloves are essential while operating equipment, to protect your hands and ensure you have a good grip when handling. Gloves should be worn while cutting. They are an essential part of gardening safety equipment when using any chemicals in your garden to prevent irritation, poisoning and cross contamination.
One essential item of gardeners PPE is a high-quality pair of safety goggles. These can protect your eyes from being scratched while pruning around shrubs and rose bushes. These goggles are also essential for when administering any sprays or insecticides in your garden to prevent them from getting in your eyes. The safety goggles will also protect your eyes while strimming or cutting grass. Goggles should be worn when operating any machinery in the garden, including hedge trimmers and mowers.
As well as protecting your eyes while gardening, your nose and mouth may need to be covered for certain activities. A pack of safety masks is therefore an essential item of gardening safety equipment. Gardening safety masks should be worn while using insecticides and pesticides to avoid inhaling dangerous chemicals. You should consider wearing a safety mask when spreading mulch or turning compost. If you are working with poisonous plants it is essential that you wear a safety mask to avoid ingesting or inhaling. Safety masks should be worn while operating machinery such as hedge cutters, mowers and strimmers to protect your face and mouth from any foreign bodies.
If you are likely to use a chainsaw for any heavy duty cutting such as removal of thick branches, it is crucial that you purchase chainsaw trousers as part of your garden safety equipment. Chainsaw trousers' anti cut fabric will protect your legs from the blades should your hand slip or drop the chainsaw. Always remember to cut away from your body and check the surrounding area for cables and other hazards.