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Best hand protection to stay Covid-19 safe

Of course, masks and face coverings have become mandatory in public spaces – especially when out for those essential errands in supermarkets and shops, however, you also need to ensure all areas which are at risk of transmission are covered – this also includes your hands. Safety gloves can serve as a layer of protection against any bacteria on surfaces, which you may come into contact with whilst out and about. WHO have stated that infected respiratory droplets can result...
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How to pick the perfect protective face covering or safety mask

Only a year ago, we would never have imagined that masks and PPE would become part of our everyday lives. So, how do we go about selecting the correct PPE? With respiratory protection being compulsory in all public places now to provide an effective barrier from viruses, there’s never been a better time to brush up on how to use them safely and what provides the perfect fit for you. No matter what your lifestyle, we have created a shortlist...
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The best DIY safety equipment to protect you at home

Over lockdown, doing a bit of DIY or upcycling has been a lifeline to some to prevent boredom. Hours of labour-intensive work can result in a masterpiece, passing the time in an extremely satisfying manner. Whether it’s “you time” that you’re craving, or a bit of a bonding session with your partner or housemate, decorating your home can be one of the most rewarding hobbies. However, when it comes to DIY projects, we need to be careful to pay close...
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The best safety eyewear for outdoor exercise

Stepping outside for some much-needed exercise this winter has never been more important with heightened restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the British winter weather can not only prove to be a challenge for motivating yourself to workout outdoors but also in finding adequate eyewear for the seasonal elements. The drop in temperature can cause problems with vision with a change in atmosphere and lack of natural light. Eye injuries can occur in most sporting environments where there is...
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Why professional athletes are choosing this protective face covering

  The battle against the global pandemic continues and wearing personal protective face coverings in public is now mandatory, but our daily routine can’t be put on hold. So, when it comes to working out in a face mask, there’s nothing more frustrating than finding one flexible enough which at the same time, will allow you to breathe freely during high-impact activities. Therefore, we must find inspiration from athletes who regularly rely on certain face coverings whilst training. It was...
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New Year New Garden – Transform your garden in 2021 and change your life

The new year is a chance to start afresh – out with the old in with the new. Now is the ideal time to assess your situation, take stock and sort things out, whether it is reinventing yourself or updating your home and garden.
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How to make the most of your garden this winter

With temperatures plunging, it can be a difficult time for budding gardeners to put their talents to the test when many plants lay dormant. Fear not, if your green fingers are itching, there’s always something new to master when grooming your garden across various seasons – especially in winter. There are various plants for you to enjoy over the colder seasons and plenty of bulbs you can prep ahead of spring and, of course, you need to be sure you...
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How to create an environmentally friendly garden

  Sustainable living has fast become a part of our everyday lives. However, knowing how to incorporate eco-friendly habits into your daily tasks can be confusing. For example: what plastic goes into the recycling bin? How can you cut down on water waste? Or what products are good for the environment when gardening? If you want to keep your garden ‘green’ but have no idea where to start, we have taken the stress out of searching for solutions and put...
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Product Review

For active individuals, finding a face covering which provides comfort, protection and style at an affordable price can prove difficult to find. So, what makes the new Riley Performance Face Covering perfect for sports and fitness? With masks and face coverings mandatory in most public places, deciding what protection suits your lifestyle the best can be a minefield. There are many factors to consider when buying the right face covering for you. Choosing one for a trip to the supermarket...
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What is the right PPE for hair and beauty workers?

  “Those working in close proximity to their clients should wear a clear face visor to protect against respiratory droplets from coughing, sneezing, or speaking” UK Government BEIS guidelines People up and down the UK are hailing the return of hair and beauty salons to help them to tame their post-lockdown locks. However, as social distancing is challenging, if not impossible, in most salons, PPE has become essential for hair and beauty workers. PPE is not a replacement for other...
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Confused about face masks?

    Face coverings are now part of everyday life as we help control the spread of COVID-19. In England, the Government has made face coverings compulsory in supermarkets and other shops in England since July 24th which has left many people confused. So, what types of face mask are there, and what is the best option for you? 1: Do I really need to wear a face mask? Although early advice from the World Health Organisation and other health...
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