PPE solutions for working in telecommunications

The role of a telecoms engineer is particularly wide-ranging and consequently comes with a range of hazards. Responsibilities range from overhead work, to groundwork, welding, domestic and industrial repair work to working in enclosed spaces, those in the telecoms industry need PPE they can rely on.

Hazards faced by telecoms workers

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 telecom market is one of the largest in Europe, with a revenue of £31.7 billion in 2019

The UK telephone network contains more than 70 million miles of wire
 

There are over 64,000 telecommunication engineers employed in the UK

As a European manufacturer we understand that many companies in the UK telecommunications 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

Working overhead can put considerable strain on the body 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. 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 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
Bota de invierno con cremallera uvex quatro pro S3 CI SRCS3 CI SRC; aislante contra el frío; cuero; puntera de acero, capa superior de refuerzo;...Bota de invierno con cremallera 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 intricate work and harsh environments

We use our hands all day, every day; at work and at home, making them deserving of the best possible protection. Working in the telecommunications industry, workers need safety gloves that allow them to perform intricate tasks effortlessly to avoid hand fatigue. Gloves also need to protect against changing weather conditions, wet and oily equipment and cut hazards. 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
Guantes para ensamblaje uvex athletic liteEN 388 (4 1 3 2 X); recubrimiento de poros abiertos especialmente resistente a la abrasión...Guantes para ensamblaje uvex athletic lite
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 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
uvex unilite 7710F safety glove

uvex unilite 7710F - Fully coated multi-purpose gloves for heavy-duty work

The structure of the uvex unilite 7710F seamless nylon assembly gloves, in combination with their full-surface NBR coating with grip finish on the palms of the hands, makes them ideal for working in dry, dirty, wet and oily environments.

  • Fully coated safety glove with grip finish
  • For dirty, wet and oily tasks
  • 100ºC heat protection

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 sportstyleExterior resistente al rayado, interior antiempañante; tan solo 23 g de peso; lente de PC...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 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

Protecting your hearing is essential when working in the telecommunication industry. Working overhead or in tight spaces requires hearing protection that won't get in the way of your work or put additional strain on your neck and shoulders. uvex helmet mounted earmuffs are lightweight and designed to fold away neatly when not in use. Our corded options allow you to hang your earplugs around your neck until required. Remember, noise-induced hearing loss is the most common, permanent and irreversible injury in the world; make sure you are properly protected.

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

Next steps

All of the above products are available through our range of trusted distribution partners. Simply visit our distributor locator to find your preferred distributor with no need to set up an account. Or alternatively, for further information and guidance on where to purchase uvex products simply contact our PPE solution specialists who will be happy to recommend the most suitable PPE.


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