PPE for the healthcare sector
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PPE solutions for the healthcare industry

The challenges in the healthcare industry are many and varied: in addition to the potential hazards in the workplace, employees in the health care sector also have to cope with physical and mental stress. To provide optimal protection for your employees and significantly improve their wellbeing in the workplace, uvex offers innovative and ergonomic products specially designed for the healthcare industry. Thanks to our many years of expertise in the development and production of occupational health and safety products, we can offer a wide range of product for maximum protection, first-class wearing comfort and industry-appropriate functionality.

Our healthcare product system is directly tailored to the requirements of hospitals, care facilities and medical practices. We offer a wide range of personal protection products, spanning from head to toe.

uvex PPE is protection you can rely on

Working in the healthcare sector, employees face several challenges in the workplace, including:

  • Biological hazards (e.g. viruses and micro-organisms)
  • Eye and skin hazards due to caustic and irritant substances
  • Optical risks (UV, laser, IR)
  • Noise from equipment and installations
  • Mechanical hazards from devices and equipment
  • Slips, trips and falls from spilled liquids
  • Stress on the musculoskeletal system due to repetitive movements, awkward positions and constant standing
  • Mental stress due to repetitive activities, time pressure and high demands on concentration

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.

As a European manufacturer we can support those who are committed to the target of zero emissions across their 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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Safety eyewear - focus on innovation and quality

Work in the healthcare sector is often accompanied by a number of mechanical, chemical and optical risks to eye health. uvex provides innovative eyewear protection that features a variety of styles, tints and coatings. With the unique coating technologies uvex supravision plus and uvex supravision excellence, our anti-fog safety spectacles offer the optimal solution for working safely and with clear, unrestricted vision. Our wide range of safety spectacles are also particularly suitable for use in combination with respiratory masks. All uvex eyewear delivers edge to edge crystal clear clarity with 100% UV protection.

Autoclavable safety eyewear

Autoclavable safety spectacles with anti-fog coating. Specially designed for repeated autoclave sterilisation (20 x 20 minutes at maximum 121°C).

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

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

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.

Safety glasses with prescription lenses

uvex is able to provide a choice of metal, plastic and wraparound frame styles in single vision, bi-focal or varifocal for safety or office use. Scratch-resistant lens coatings are supplied as standard and frames from uvex come with a two year guarantee for accidental damage and wear and tear. We are able to offer a prescription service to suit your needs whether you are a large or small organisation, in one or multiple locations.

Safety gloves - maximum protection with excellent tactile feel

Indispensable for working in the healthcare industry, our protective gloves offer reliable protection against most chemicals and allow unrestricted, fine-motor movemen thanks to their ergonomic fit and high tactile feel.

Respiratory masks — secure fit and optimal comfort

Particle-filtering respiratory masks are a must when handling chemical substances in laboratories and similar environments. The uvex silv-Air range of respiratory protection includes highly effective face masks in protective classes FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3 that are extremely comfortable to wear. Protect yourself against solid and liquid aerosols, dust, mist and fumes– even during longer periods of use. At uvex, we not only make sure that all our products meet the requirements of the necessary safety class, but we also pay particular attention to making sure that they fit exceptionally well. As a system provider of PPE, our safety spectacles are also suitable for use in combination with our respiratory masks.

Safety footwear — ergonomic design for comfort and relief

Standing up all day has an impact on your whole body: As well as negatively affecting your feet and your the musculoskeletal system, long periods of standing can also result in fatigue and reduced concentration. The ergonomic safety footwear offered by uvex counteract these problems, providing the wearer with relief even on days that require a lot of walking and/or standing around. Our safety footwear complies with protection class S1, S1P, S2, S3 SRC, feature above-average shock absorption, avoid pressure points and are extreme slip resistant.

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