Protective workwear clothing is essential when it comes to reducing the exposure of staff to any type of hazards in the workplace. These hazards include biohazards, industrial freezers, welding, chemicals, heat and other forms of airborne hazards, for which there is legislation that relates to occupational safety to protect your workforce.
The responsibility for the provision and wearing of protective workwear clothing in the workplace starts with the employer, especially if you are to avoid paying fines for not supplying the right workwear clothing, but it also means your staff has to comply with regulations in terms of wearing the proper workwear clothing.
The Occupational Health & Safety Act is there to protect both employer and employee, especially if you take into consideration the loss of income that can come with serious injury, disability and illness caused by working conditions.
The only way to minimise illness, work-related injuries and disabilities is to protect your employees and your business by investing in quality protective workwear clothing, and to have strict measures in place to enforce the use of this workwear clothing in South Africa.
Different types of workwear clothing for different types of hazards:
At Total Guard workwear clothing, respiratory protection comes in the form of dust masks, single and double cartridge respirators, designed to protect the respiratory tract from inorganic vapors, acid gases and dust particles.
Eye protection is well-represented at Total Guard, designed to protect the eyes against everything from blunt force trauma to solid particles, chemical and biological agents that can cause severe eye injuries.
This is where you’ll find protective glasses and wraparound spectacles, welding goggles and flip front welding helmets, as well as grinding goggles.
Due to the damage that excessive noise levels can do the ears of your staff, if yours is an environment that creates excessive noise levels, noise protection for your workforce is essential.
Ear protection consists of ear muffs and earplugs of various kinds, and you’ll find it all at Total Guard!
If there are chemical splashes, chemical agents on surfaces, aerosols or anything that can cause lacerations, contact dermatitis and burns – from heat or excessive cold in the workplace, you’ll need strong gloves as hand protection.
This would include PVC safety gloves, welder’s gloves, builder’s gloves and more, as you’ll find in the range of hand protection at Total Guard.
Foot protection is essential in most industries, making safety boots with thick soles and steel toecaps your number one choice for both men and women.
Total Guard has a full range of quality safety boots that include brands such as Pinnacle, Lemaitre Zeus Safety boots, Pioneer safety boots, Bova Neoflex safety boots and more.
Choose Total Guard for the best in workwear clothing online!
If keeping your staff safe is important in your industry, you can’t do better than buying your workwear clothing online from Total Guard. It’s the best way to ensure that you have access to uncompromising quality, delivered with professional service excellence at all times!
Contact Total Guard today to find out more about how this team can make your budget work for you, in terms of buying workwear clothing in South Africa at great prices!