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New investment enhances our garment branding offer

Friday, January 12, 2018

We have purchased a new colour printer and cutter which enables us to manufacture detailed full colour logos and designs in house.The two benefits to our customers is fast turn around of garment branding and reduced costs on smaller quantities where colour and detail are key to their brand.

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Female specific work wear and safety footwear

Thursday, July 20, 2017

We are continously developing the range if female specific work wear and safety footwear available from stock.The range now incoporates hi viisibility workwear ,including poloshirts,trousers and weather protection. Safety footwear with new styles continously being introduced to ensure excellent c...

Rock Fall launch New Foundry Boots; RF6000 Phoenix and RF7000 Vulcan

Friday, April 07, 2017

Rock Fall have launched two new styles made to the EN ISO 20349:2010 standard. The Phoenix and Vulcan boots follow the usual Rock Fall design features that make them comfortable from the first wear and highly durable even in harsh environments.

These features include the FORCE10® Solid...

Chainsaw safety footwear now in stock

Thursday, March 23, 2017

We are now stocking the COFRA Energy chainsaw safety boot which provides level 3 protection.A full grain leather with GORETEX waterproof and breathable membrane with rubber out sole and comfort layered inner sole.These boots provide high levels of protection,will keep your feet warm and dry and a...

We Have Moved

Monday, February 20, 2017

We have moved to larger premises which provide a larger warehouse enabling us to continue to grow and develop our range of products.The space enables us to create a showroom

allowing you to come and view our products and make informed choices whether it be PPE,Footwear or creating your uni...

Working at height - Still a killer

Friday, August 12, 2016

We still see preventable accidents occuring in the work place which result in serious injury or a fatality.....

If you are working at height (e.g. on a roof, a scaffold or just off your mates back), using a Brexit - what will it mean for the Occupational Safety and Health industry in the UK?

Friday, August 12, 2016

This market has been based on European Directives for over 25 years and those in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) market have shaped and resourced their businesses around these rules and requirements. The decision of the UK to leave the EU came just 2 months after the new PPE...

Free consultation of the JALAS foot stop scanner.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Most people take their feet for granted, until pain or problems such as blisters, or calluses, develop. But it’s important to be kind to your feet and take care of them before problems arise. And to treat existing problems before they limit your ability to function. It goes without sa...

Supporting The Short Bowel Survivors and Friends

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

We have raised £707 in aid of the Short Bowel Survivors and Friends which is based at Manchester Childrens Hospital.A 26 mile walk of the Yorkshire three peaks generously supported by customers,suppliers,collegues,friends and family enabled this contribution of funds to be delivered last we...

Hand protection in Winter and cold conditions

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Bare hands should not be exposed to temperatures any lower than +10°C. For lower temperatures, wind and moisture, lined gloves are what you need.

For people working in cold or wet environments, Tegera have developed an extensive, varied range of lined winter gloves t...

SAFETY FOOTWEAR AUDITS

Friday, September 04, 2015

Jalas safety footwear offers styles,sizes and benefits to everyone

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Jalas range of safety footwear,new to C R safety and the UK,offers a large range of shoes and boots to suit all climates,working conditions,sizes (2 to 16) and extremly high levels of wearer comfort.

We have been wearing them ourselves and can honestly say they are the most comfortable...

Breathe Freely – Preventing Occupational Lung Disease in the Construction Industry

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

t’s no secret that construction workers are at high risk of contracting lung disease from the work that they do. In 2015, approximately 3,500 will die from occupational cancer caused by past exposure to asbestos, another 500 will die from exposure to silica dust and in addition, 5,500...

The risk posed by electricity on the rail network is made clear by Network Rail’s Life Saving Rules

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Three rules deal specifically with electricity:

1 Never assume equipment is
isolated - always test before touch,

2 Always test before applying earths or
straps 

3 Always be sure the required plans and permits are in place before
you start a job or go on, o...

Health and safety week 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

What is Health and Safety Week?

 The aim of Health and Safety Week 2015 is to inspire employers and employees to embrace health in the workplace by instigating initiatives and programmed throughout the yea...

New Herock Apollo work trouser

Saturday, January 24, 2015

We have added the new Herock Apollo multi pocket work trouser to our exiting range of Herock workwear.The base design is the same as the popular Dagan trouser , the Apollo does not have the front nail pockets ,a benefit to some wearers.

Multi-pocket water-repellent trousers .Adjustable wai...

Ejendals in partnership with C R Safety

Thursday, January 22, 2015

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to an innovative new supplier..... EJENDALS! 

Ejandals specialise  in developing, manufacturing and marketing high quality footwear and hand protection,the company was founded in 1949 in Sweden and rem...

Improved range of flame retardant and ARC flash protective clothing now available

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

We have enhanced the range and choice of flame retardant workwear avaialble and introduced ARC flash protective clothing including a rail approved garment that conforms to GO/RT 3279.

The FR range includes anti static and light weight coveralls along with the established and well respected...

Product Development

Monday, October 13, 2014

Following a sustained period working in partnership with our garment manufacturers, we are pleased to offer an enhanced range of high visibility, foul weather and flame retardant products, including rail spec and arc flash.

September News Letter

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

We are continuing to develop our product range, having recently introduced the Herock Apollo work trousers, enhanced our offer on technical work wear in particular Flame Retardant/Anti-Static garments, including High-Visibility.
 Our new range of safety footwear enhances our existing offer ........

Sunday, August 17, 2014

We have added 12 new styles of safety footwear to our range which offers you a greater choice. A fully waterproof leather boot with composite light weight safety toe and midsole to an entry level leather boot again with composite light weight toe and midsole.
A trainer sty...

New product ranges - Tools and cleaning/hygiene products

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

We are delighted to advise we have extended our product range to now include the full range of Draper tools and a comprehensive product offer on Enviromemtally friendly cleaning materials.

The Draper range of products provides a very diverse offering , to include:

Sockets/spannersHealth and safety update - June 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

 

Focus on Respiratory disease - Silicosis

Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is found in stone, rocks, sands and clays.

Exposure to RCS over a long period can cause fibrosis (hardening or scarring) of th...

Health & Safety Newsletter - March 2014 CR Safety

Saturday, March 01, 2014

** Are You Displaying the Correct Version of the Health & Safety Law Poster?
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The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) first introduced the Health &
Safety Law Poster and leaflet in 1999. Under the ...

Safety footwear up to size 16 now available from CR Safety and Consumable Supplies

Saturday, February 15, 2014

We have introduced two new styles of safety footwear,the V12 Boulder and V12 Thunder,which are availble up to size 16.

Both products are manufactured to a high standard ,using water resistant hide leather,powerflex anti fatigue soles and are re inforced with the V12 rivet ...

HSE overhaul of guidance for working at height 28th January 2014

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has overhauled its guidance for working at height, setting out in clear, simple terms what to do and what not to do – and debunking common myths that can confuse and mislead employers.The link below opens up various topics and guidance which you may fin...

New rugged and warm Cofra Mozambico safety boot introduced to our range

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Cofra Mozamico safety toe and midsole boot is a great product for the winter and in particular for site working.It is a hi leg boot with speed lace fastening and a side zip for ease of putting on and taking off.

Water resistant leather,thinsulate fur lining which also absorbs moisture,...

New Safety Sign Catalogue with an extended range for 2014 launched 6th January

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Our new safety sign catalogue is now available.With an extended range providing a comprehensive offer.Please request your copy by email sales@crsafety.co.uk or telephone us on 01254 271549.

The Good to Go safety system (see pages 136 and 137) provides an easy to use check to ensure your wo...

We have moved to larger premises - 1st January 2014

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

As our business continues to grow we have moved to larger operating premises from 1st January 2014.Our new warehouse and  office is located at 

Unit 135,Glenfield Park

Philips Road

Blackburn

BB1 5QH

The facility provides 60% more warehousing space whic...

Revised guidance to protect the health, safety and welfare of workers

Sunday, November 24, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new help for employers on how to protect the health, safety and welfare of their workers.

Following consultation, HSE has reviewed and updated the Workplace Regulations Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) (L24) to make it easier for employer...

C R Safety and Consumable Supplies launch a new range of respirators,safety glasses and coveralls from RSG Safety an innovative manufacturer .

Sunday, September 15, 2013

We are delighted to be working in partnership with RSG Safety ,offering a comprehensive range of respirators,safety eye wear and limited use work wear including flame retardant,ARC protection and chemical/flame retardant garments.The products provide comfort,style,innovative design and value for ...

Health and safety has become the subject of public ridicule because of over zealous local officials using it as an excuse, according to an historian.

Saturday, August 03, 2013

I came across this article written by Dr Mike Esbester who opened by stating making children wear safety goggles to play conkers or banning sack races are “nothing to do with” health and safety, and are giving the regulations that do exist a bad name.True or false ? I m sur...

New Chemical resistant range of safety footwear introduced to our range

Saturday, July 27, 2013

We are delighted to add a chemical resistant safety boot and shoe to our stock range.Working closely with Cofra,who manufacture quality safety footwear,we have conducted user trials within chemical hazard areas and the footwear has recieved very positive feedback from wearers.It is light weight,e...

A full range of rail approved garments now in stock

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Our range of rail approved safety work wear and weather wear is now available from stock.We offer Pulsarail,Leo and our own standard garments,all of which we can apply your company identification by branding the garments in house,ensuring you comply with Network Rails criteria for company identif...

Risks arising from environmental and safety hazards at work

Monday, May 20, 2013

The Health and Safety executive has recently released data which states that 27 million working days were lost in 2010-2011 in the UK due to work related illness and workplace injury.Among the more serious problems can be noise,vibration,dust and gas emissions.

Exposure to dusts,which are ...