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For any workplace which requires specific work wear and equipment we offer a range of professional protective clothing and personal protective equipment. The products on our site come from quality manufacturers which guarantee that all the items within this section comply with health and safety regulations. If you want to improve the comfort and safety of your work you might browse the selection of protective clothing on our site.
In order to provide the highest level of quality, there are certain European standards established which apply to certain types of protective clothing, which might be useful to look at when buying protective clothing. These standards include:
EN340 – this is a general requirements standard for protective clothing which is not used on its own but applies to all specific types of protective clothing regarding materials, performance, sizing, labelling, etc.
EN471 – applies to high visibility protective clothing in regards to the size of fluorescent and light reflecting materials as well as their performance. There are 3 classes of reflective areas in high visibility protective clothing according to this – 1 is the minimum, 2 is intermediate and 3 is the highest level of protection. The second parameter that describes the quality of light reflecting materials has 2 parameters, with 1 being the basic level and 2 being the highest.
EN 343 - protective clothing standard that applies to clothing which are designed to protect against wet weather conditions such as rain, high humidity, fog, mist, etc. This standard deals with 2 parameters which include: waterproof level and breathability of the material. Both of these parameters are set on a scale 1 – 3, where 1 is the basic, 2 intermediate and 3 is the highest level.
Some of the protective clothing products available on huntoffice.ie:
• High Visibility Clothing – this is the type of protective clothing which has reflective properties and a colour which is easily visible on any background. Such clothing is often fitted with reflective stripes which can be well seen in dark conditions when a source of light is directed at it – for example with a torch or car headlights. They way such reflective elements are fitted onto a piece of clothing makes easy to identify pedestrians, cyclist or professionals whose work involves carrying out tasks on side of the roads and motorways.
• Eye Protection – this category includes safety glasses and safety spectacles which are made of shatter proof plastic. Their purpose is to protect eyes from flying dangerous particulates such as wood, metal or debris pieces which can be found in industrial workplaces. Modern protective eyewear is lightweight and comes in various designs, having additional properties like shatterproof and anti-mist lenses. A lot of protective eyewear comes with UVA and UVB filters and safety spectacles allow using them over prescription eyewear.
• Safety shoes and boots – we know that a lot of types of business require wearing proper footwear which can provide all the necessary protection. Our selection of protective footwear includes safety boots and safety shoes in various styles and a full range of sizes. You can choose from a selection of leather Oxford shoes which come with a steel toe and are shock absorbent and resistant to chemicals. We also provide hygiene shoes which are mostly used in catering and food industry. We also carry safety boots which come with a great level of protection including steel toe and midsole as well as slip resistance.
Our range of protective clothing and work wear also includes: ear protection products such as ear plugs and ear defenders; safety hats, work wear gloves, overalls, lab coats and respirator masks. All the protective clothing products on our site come from solid brands such as 3M, Kleenguard, Portwest, and Sterling.