PPE solutions for the renewable energy industry

Health and safety is an important part of any business, but particularly so in the offshore sector, which is classed as a major hazards industry. Common workplace hazards include exposure to heat and flame, contact with harmful substances and dealing with hydrocarbon releases. Often, workers must also work in difficult conditions such as confined spaces and contaminated environments – both of which could prove life threatening if proper training and equipment is not provided.

Hazards faced working in the renewable energy industry

With protecting people at its core, uvex PPE incorporates numerous technologies to enhance safety, functionality and wearer comfort. By doing so, our products not only keep workplace hazards to a minimum, we can help prevent long-term health risks, enhance employee wellbeing which in turn has a positive effect on performance and productivity.

The UK's energy sector workforce employs 144,000 people directly
 

Of these, some 44,100 people are employed in the wind sector
 

Currently, renewable production generates 40.2% of total electricity produced in the UK

As a European manufacturer we understand that many companies in the UK renewable energy sector are committed to the target of zero emissions across the entire supply chain. As a producer with high in-house production we consider the environmental impact of all of our processes and place high value on the responsible use of resources, people and protection techniques to ensure minimal environmental impact. Our quality standards exceed the most stringent requirements and thanks to our universal quality management system, all our factories are certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2000.

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Head protection for working at height and falling objects

Workers on wind farms are exposed to a number of hazards, including working at height, sometimes over 100ft above ground, and exposure to high winds and all difficult weather conditions. Industrial safety helmets from uvex comply with standard DIN EN 397, which states that they must be designed to protect the wearer from falling objects. Protection against mechanical impacts to the head safeguards the user against possible consequences such as brain injuries or skull fractures. The standard also includes protection against lateral deformation of the helmet, as well as protecting the wearer from dangerous head injuries.

Casco de protección uvex pheos alpineCasco de protección y casco de alpinista; regulación continua de la anchura; visera corta;...Casco de protección uvex pheos alpine
Casco de protección uvex pheos alpineCasco de protección y casco de alpinista; regulación continua de la anchura; visera corta;...Casco de protección uvex pheos alpine
Casco de protección uvex pheos B-S-WRRegulación continua de la anchura; visera corta; -30 °C, MMCasco de protección uvex pheos B-S-WR
Viseras para uvex pheosdiferentes viseras para el modelo uvex pheosViseras para uvex pheos

Robust safety footwear for protection from slips, trips and falls

Working at elevation, on uneven surfaces and in all weather conditions means you need safety footwear you can rely on to help protect from slips, trips and falls that could lead to serious injuries. Designed specifically for tough, outdoor environments, our safety boots feature broad soles and deep treads for excellent stability and protection. Manufactured in our factory in Italy, uvex safety footwear is also incredibly comfortable to wear thanks to lightweight designs and carefully chosen materials.

Bota de cordones uvex 2 S3 SRCS3 SRC; ESD; cuero; puntera sin metales; suela exterior antideslizante, entresuela...Bota de cordones uvex 2 S3 SRC
Bota de cordones uvex 2 VIBRAM® S3 HI HRO SRCS3 HI HRO SRC; suela de caucho VIBRAM®; ESD; cuero; puntera sin metales; suela exterior...Bota de cordones uvex 2 VIBRAM® S3 HI HRO SRC
Bota de cordones uvex quatro pro S3 SRCS3 SRC; cuero; puntera de acero, capa superior de refuerzo; suela exterior antideslizante,...Bota de cordones uvex quatro pro S3 SRC
Bota uvex quatro pro S3 CI SRCS3 CI SRC; aislante contra el frío; cuero; puntera de acero, capa superior de refuerzo;...Bota uvex quatro pro S3 CI SRC

✓ Water-resistant full grain leather upper, padded tongue and collar
✓ Gore-Tex membrane lining. 100% waterproof
✓ PU/rubber sole, excellent grip, oil, hydrocarbon and chemical resistant, self-cleaning sole profile, excellent shock absorption. Injection moulded PU scuffcap
✓ Resistant to contact heat up to 300°C
✓ Sizes: 37 – 48

✓ Water-resistant oiled grain leather upper, microfiber insert, water-resistant tongue and collar, reflective elements, non-metallic eyelets and hooks
✓ 3D mesh lining, excellent breathability, quick drying
✓ PU2D sole, excellent grip, oil, hydrocarbon and chemical resistant, self-cleaning sole profile, excellent shock absorption. Injection moulded PU scuffcap
✓ Sizes: 36 – 48

Safety gloves for harsh weather conditions and mechanical hazards

Wind turbines are large, complex pieces of machinery, requiring a number of manufacturing processes. workers will be exposed to a range of hazards associated with the manufacture of turbine components, for example manual handling, use of machinery and equipment, electrical hazards and hazardous chemicals. We use our hands all day, every day; at work and at home, making them deserving of the best possible protection. The uvex range of safety gloves is subject to the most stringent control measures ensuring first-class quality and a glove solution for almost any workplace hazard.

Guante de protección uvex phynomic wet plusEN 388:2016 (3 1 3 1 X); buen agarre en actividades en entornos húmedos, mojados y oleososGuante de protección uvex phynomic wet plus
Guante de protección uvex phynomic wetEN 388:2016 (3 1 3 1 X); buen agarre en actividades en entornos húmedos y mojadosGuante de protección uvex phynomic wet
Guante de protección uvex phynomic foamEN 388:2016 (3 1 2 1 X); sensibilidad natural al tacto; apto para uso alimentarioGuante de protección uvex phynomic foam
Guante de protección contra cortes uvex C500 wetEN 388:2016 (4 X 4 2 C) y EN 407 (X 1 X X X X); muy buen agarre en condiciones de humedadGuante de protección contra cortes uvex C500 wet
Guante de protección contra cortes uvex unidur 6659 foamEN 388:2016 (4 X 4 3 C); protección fiable contra cortes con combinación de fibra HPPE y...Guante de protección contra cortes uvex unidur 6659 foam
Guante de protección uvex unilite thermo plusEN 388:2016 (3 1 3 1 X), EN 511 (0 1 0); estructura de material de dos capas que...Guante de protección uvex unilite thermo plus
Guante de protección uvex unilite thermo EN 388:2016 (3 1 3 1 X), EN 511 (0 1 0); estructura de material de dos capas para un buen...Guante de protección uvex unilite thermo
Guante de montaje uvex unilite 7710FEN 388:2016 (4 1 2 1 X), EN 407:2004 (X 1 X X X X); para trabajos en entornos secos,...Guante de montaje uvex unilite 7710F

uvex SelectToGo is a cost-effective three colour coded safety glove range, offering a visual, simple and memorable system to help you and your employees choose the right glove for the job.

Follow these tips on how to care for and maintain your uvex mechanical safety gloves hygienically and safely, making sure you remove them correctly and wash and store them effectively.

Search and download product data sheets, user instructions and CE declarations of compliance of all uvex safety gloves.

Anti-fog safety eyewear for reliable protection and comfort

Whether you need safety glasses, goggles, over specs or prescription glasses, uvex have developed a range of safety eyewear solutions which meet the highest quality standards. Our close fitting specs are ideal for working in confined spaces, as well as our wraparound and frameless options. All uvex eyewear delivers edge to edge crystal clear clarity with 100% UV protection.

Gafas con patillas uvex pheos cx2Interior antiempañante, exterior resistente al rayado y a los productos químicos;...Gafas con patillas uvex pheos cx2
Gafas con patillas uvex pheos cx2Lente de PC ligeramente marrón (CBR65); protección solar; componente blando unido...Gafas con patillas uvex pheos cx2
Gafas con patillas uvex pheosAntiempañante en el interior, en el exterior resistente al rayado y a los productos...Gafas con patillas uvex pheos
Gafas con patillas uvex pheos guardExterior resistente al rayado, interior antiempañante; tamaño estándar, incluye montura...Gafas con patillas uvex pheos guard
Gafas con patillas uvex sportstyleExterior resistente al rayado, interior antiempañante; protección solar; tan solo 23 g de...Gafas con patillas uvex sportstyle
Gafas con patillas uvex i-worksAntiempañante en el interior, en el exterior resistente al rayado y a los productos...Gafas con patillas uvex i-works
Gafas panorámicas uvex ultravisionAntiempañante en el interior, en el exterior resistente al rayado y a los productos...Gafas panorámicas uvex ultravision
Gafas panorámicas uvex ultrasonicAntiempañante en el interior, en el exterior resistente al rayado y a los productos...Gafas panorámicas uvex ultrasonic
Choice of lens tints

Choice of lens tints

Properly tinted safety eyewear can have a dramatic effect on the wearer’s vision, comfort and energy levels as well as concentration and productivity. Contrast-enhancing tints significantly improve depth perception with full signal colour recognition guaranteed.

Reliable UV protection

Reliable UV protection

Working outside for long hours increases your exposure to damaging ultraviolet rays, even on cloudy days. uvex which stands for UltraViolet EXclusion is unique to the rest of the safety eyewear market in that it offers UV400 as standard across its entire range.

Permanent lens coatings

Permanent lens coatings

uvex is the world leader in lens coating technology, delivering coatings that are permanently bonded to the lens and so do not wash or wear off, even after extended wear or repeated cleaning. With a range of coatings available, uvex is able to offer the right solution for your working environment.

Easy-to-use hearing protection

Prolonged exposure to high levels of noise may result in people suffering gradual hearing loss, which may only be apparent later in life, and is permanent and irreversible. Hearing damage may also result from sudden, extremely loud noises. Such incidents may cause temporary hearing loss, but could also cause longer lasting or permanent hearing damage. A noisy working environment also impairs communication, while the safety of operations may be affected if personnel involved are unable to hear safety alarms. Working outdoors in challenging weather conditions can expose workers to high winds which make it difficult to hear, so it is vital that renewable energy employess wear appropriate hearing protection.

Tapones reutilizables uvex xact-fit multi26 dB; disponible en talla S y M/L; con cordón; en caja pequeñaTapones reutilizables uvex xact-fit multi
Tapones de oídos desechables uvex x-fit37 dB; requisitos adicionales S, V, W, E; tamaño: M; sin cordónTapones de oídos desechables uvex x-fit
Orejeras de protección auditiva para casco uvex pheos K2P magnet30 dB; fijación magnética al sistema de cascos uvex pheos; almohadilla extrablanda;...Orejeras de protección auditiva para casco uvex pheos K2P magnet
Orejeras de protección auditiva para casco uvex pheos K2P30 dB; fijación mecánica al sistema de cascos uvex pheos; almohadilla extrablanda;...Orejeras de protección auditiva para casco uvex pheos K2P

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