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Respirators for construction workers

 The construction business is known for being hazardous. One of the many dangers to those working in this sector is the inhalation of toxic airborne particles, with silica dust being a particular problem. Some of these particles can cause long-term debilitating health problems, even life-threatening conditions including lung cancer, kidney disease, or silicosis. Respirators for construction workers limit the risk by filtering out the particles. Enabling people to work without the fear of damaging their health. The construction industry is...
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Best safety glasses for woodworking

It has been a busy time for those involved in any form of home construction, especially for carpenters and joiners. The pandemic has fuelled the growth of home improvement projects and there is no surprise we have seen an increased demand for PPE. MStore has a wide range of protective eyewear and the best safety glasses for woodworking and construction include special features aimed at making the work as safe and comfortable as possible. So what are the best safety...
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Top antiviral gloves of 2021

We've learned a lot from the pandemic about the importance of hand hygiene and how viruses are transmitted.  Research has shown us that infections can be caught through contact with unclean surfaces. And because viruses are so tiny and only visible to the human eye through a microscope, they can easily pass through the material of a normal glove.  Antiviral gloves significantly reduce the risk of contact transmission and designed to protect against viruses and many pathogens including Coronavirus, SARS and...
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MStore supports Child Safety Week 2021

As experts in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), MStore fully supports the cause of Child Safety Week 2021. This is an annual event run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT).  It’s not uncommon for children to have cuts and scrapes, even in the most secure of environments. However understanding the hazards that can cause injury and putting in place preventative measures, can go a long way in keeping children safe and free of injury. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic,...
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Which cycling glasses provide the best eye protection?

There’s no doubt cycling is becoming more popular, and with summer just around the corner it’s the perfect time for people to start getting out on their bikes.  With this increased interest comes the growing demand for cycling safety equipment. The importance of wearing a helmet is well known but wearing a good pair of protective glasses should also be a priority. The eyes are so vulnerable to injury when on a bike, that a good pair of cycling glasses...
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Best waterproof work gloves

Choosing the correct waterproof gloves will make a big difference to how well you can complete a job. Working outside can have its ups and downs. When it’s sunny, it can be absolutely glorious! However, typical British weather is never predictable and, more often than not, the heavens can open and torrential rain can set in. Although, that doesn’t stop us working or sorting some DIY now does it? Even if it isn’t pouring down, water is everywhere and can...
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What are the main types of PPE for the workplace?

When in the workplace, you can be subject to various hazards and exposed to injury therefore it’s essential you have the correct personal protective equipment for the job. However, this is sometimes not as easy as it seems. Businesses need the knowledge to carry out the right level of safety assessment in order to equip their workers for the task. To help identify the various types of PPE, at Mstore we have pulled together a quick user guide below to...
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Best safety eyewear to prevent steaming

With masks now mandatory in public places and at most workplaces, for spectacle wearers, it can be tricky pairing up your face covering with your glasses without them constantly fogging. There is no getting away from the recommended use of face masks, coverings, or respirators in any environment - it’s essential, however, it can be frustrating when wearing glasses, whether that be prescription or safety eyewear for the workforce. Spectacles are prone to fogging and steaming up when wearing your...
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The best eyewear technology to stay safe in the workplace

Workplace injuries can be painful for both the victim and the employer – financially. That’s if the employer doesn’t supply the certified, necessary equipment to keep employees safe and protected from harm. All businesses have a standard duty of care to protect their staff and providing standard PPE for certain industries is mandatory. Many are exposed to life-changing eye hazards in the workplace and so ensuring workers are properly protected is crucial – yet can easily be overlooked. Eye injuries,...
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How to choose the best ear defenders for hearing protection

When working in a loud environment, you may find that your hearing can suffer serious consequences if you don't use the correct ear protection. Noise pollution can lead to many hearing detriments such as tinnitus, temporary hearing loss, acoustic trauma or even complete hearing loss. That’s why it’s imperative you consider the right hearing protection for your industry and task. Hearing problems occur when the microscopic hair cells found inside the ear are damaged by noise levels. If enough of...
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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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