After being in place for over a decade, the safety standards for footwear are changing. And when safety codes and requirements change, it can get a little overwhelming. But we believe that safety shouldn’t be a mystery – and that’s why we’re going to walk you through some key information about the new changes and how they might affect you or your business.
As the UK has now left the European Union, the ‘United Kingdom Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) has been adopted from 1st January 2021 and involves the use of a new UKCA Mark on products as a means of showing conformance with applicable UK legislation.
We've rounded up our best selling PPE products from our Self Protection range. Find out which ones they are and view them in detail below:
Work place safety should be treated with utmost importance at all times. When the safety of your staff is compromised accidents are prone to happening. Did you know 1/2 of all workplace accidents are caused by slips, trips and falls? Which poses the question, are you wearing the right safety footwear for your job?
What are Chemical Resistant Work Boots?
Chemical resistant work boots are made to offset the hazards of using, working with, combining or storing chemicals. They protect workers from the risk of skin injuries, allergies, infections and chemical burns caused by hazardous chemical leaks and spills. Therefore, chemical resistant boots are essential for anyone working with chemicals.
In construction, the last thing you want to be worrying about are your shoes. Heavy tools and equipment, plus wet mixes and cement lime all add up to a rich variety of hazards, from wet scaffold planks to trip hazards and ladder falls. That's why our construction boots are some of the best all-rounders we make.
During this very unprecedented time, V12 Footwear has found it very hard to sit back and do nothing to help. With over 20 years in the safety footwear industry and a portfolio of cutting edge products and award winning innovations, V12 have teamed up with Toffeln, a long established company who have dedicated their lives to enhancing foot well-being and helping healthcare professionals to enjoy[...]
Do you want to up your safety footwear knowledge?As a loyal and trusted V12 distribution partner you have access to a free training session on the essential basics of foot health and safety, taught by industry experts who have decades of knowledge and experience.
Since April 2018 the European Commission published a new PPE legislation EU 2016/425. This regulation requires distributors, importers & manufacturers of PPE to all hold a shared responsibility in ensuring compliance with safety & quality standards.
All distributors must now verify that all PPE they stock carries the correct markings, including the CE mark, before placing it on the market. They[...]
We are very pleased to have been nominated for two highly desired awards by the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide.
The Professional Clothing Awards 2019
On the evening of Wednesday 19th June 2019, at The Montcalm in Marble Arch, London, we attended the prestigious 10th Annual Professional Clothing Awards Ceremony.