Articles in Category: OHS Product

Forestry Workers: Are You Wearing the Right Protective Pants?

Forestry Workers: Are You Wearing the Right Protective Pants?

According to the International Labour Office, forestry remains one of the most dangerous industrial sectors. Worldwide, we often see depressing trends regarding the increase of the accident rate among forestry workers. It’s the reason why these jobs are protected by laws and obligations in terms of prevention, personal protective equipment and signage, including chain saw protective pants.

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Is it time to replace your safety boots?

Is it time to replace your safety boots?

When it comes to choosing your safety boots, many criteria that are often overlooked must be taken into account. Wearing adapted safety boots can help reduce the risks of injuries and help make the work safer. Therefore, it is important to know how to recognize the risks associated with the workplace as well as the technologies and certifications available to protect the worker against these risks. It is also essential to know the different boot components that are required for the proper protection of the foot, as well as when to replace a boot that is worn out.

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Discover the Lightest Safety Boots on the Market!

Discover the Lightest Safety Boots on the Market!

When pursuing a professional activity with potential risks of foot injuries, it is crucial to wear safety boots adapted to the conditions of each task to accomplish. Choosing a work boot requires several elements. In addition to meeting the specific needs of the work conditions, particular attention must be paid to the protection factor of the boot, the height of the upper, the shock-absorption capacity, adherence, resistance and general comfort.

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Coated gloves or leather gloves? The new Kosto gloves are perfect for the summer season

Coated gloves or leather gloves? The new Kosto gloves are perfect for the summer season

There are many different types of gloves available offering protection against a great variety of hazards. Selecting the right pair of gloves must be based on the tasks to be carried out and the potential hand injuries. It is essential that workers use gloves specifically designed for the hazards and the tasks identified in the workplace, as they are designed for a specific function. They may not be used for a different task, even if they seem to provide the appropriate protection.

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