Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is an essential part of keeping your staff safe in the workplace. Kitchens are busy places filled with hazards, and often your staff are required to carry out tasks that could potentially put them at risk. In these cases, you need to make sure that they have all the necessary PPE to keep them and others safe from harm. Not only is this the right thing to do, it is also required by law.
However, it’s not just in the kitchen that you need the right PPE. Commercial establishments have a wide range of areas where protection might be needed. From cleaning to taking deliveries, dealing with waste to moving and handling, every situation where there is risk requires the right equipment to keep staff safe.
PPE covers a wide range of clothing, equipment and apparatus. From waterproof aprons to oven gloves, safety goggles and steel toe capped footwear, you need to make sure staff are fully equipped with safety equipment and trained in how to use it. Staff need to be protected from hazards, illness and injury, and PPE, accompanied by the relevant training, is the best way to keep them safe.
Staff in the kitchen should be kitted out with chef’s whites, aprons and hats. When working with items at high temperatures, they will require good-quality oven gloves, and certain tasks will also require goggles, face masks and other PPE items. Cleaning staff will need good-quality aprons and gloves, as well as suitable footwear. Cleaning tabards to protect the skin and clothes are also required.
All our PPE products are made to the highest possible standards, in accordance with all the necessary legal requirements. As well as PPE, we stock a selection of safety signs and storage options for hazardous substances. You can also take care of all your waste management needs, making sure you keep your prep and customer environments clean and free from the build-up of waste materials. Browse our selection of PPE and other safety products now to see what’s available and make your kitchen a safer space.