Waste & Recycling Concerns

14 Feb 2019

If you were to ask someone in the waste management and recycling industry what their biggest concern is then, without a doubt, they would all say the same thing. The highest number of fatal injuries occurs from being struck by a moving vehicle, usually while reversing.

If you were to ask someone in the waste management and recycling industry what their biggest concern is then, without a doubt, they would all say the same thing. The highest number of fatal injuries occurs from being struck by a moving vehicle, usually while reversing.

In 2016-2017 the number of fatal injuries to workers in the waste management and recycling industry almost doubled the average for the last five years.
 
To help combat this increasing problem, public safety company PK Safety has designed a revolutionary safety glove called the Stop ‘N’ Go, which has been specifically designed to aid anyone who will be assisting a vehicle reversing.

The Stop ‘N’ Go gloves come in two different levels of protection and coatings but what makes them unique is the colours they have been designed in.

The exterior of the Stop 'N' Go glove is a bright neon green whereas the palm-side is a rich red. The gloves are perfectly in-line with the official reversing signals by HSE. So, when the reversing assistant uses the hand signals to go the gloves will appear green and when the hand signals to stop the gloves will appear red.

What’s great about these safety gloves is that you won’t have to change the way you work. Due to the various coatings and cut levels, all you have to do is choose the safety glove you need for your job. Not only will you have a high-quality safety glove, but you have the added benefit of being perfectly visible when it comes to assisting with reversing a vehicle.

There is nothing to install, nothing additional to hold and nothing you need to be trained on. Just a quick and easy switch of your current work gloves to a pair from the Stop ‘N’ Go range and you’re set.

No stress, no mess. Just nice and simple, how safety should be.

PK Safety
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Dyffryn Park
CF82 7TW
Ystrad Mynach, Glamorgan
United Kingdom

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