WORKWEAR & PPE 58 images AUGUST 2023 Allworked up Whether they’re working on site or in the office, our round-up of the latest workwear and PPE options from leading brands is here to offer your customers the comfort, protection and style they need for their working day The Ballistic Trousers from Regatta Professional promise durability, comfort and safety. Made with a water-repellent coating, the men’s trousers feature durable overlay panels for protection, as well as multiple pockets and reinforced triple-stitched seams. Solid Gear’s Vapor 3 Explore Shoe has an OrthoLite insole, which is made using recycled materials, promising cushioning and breathability. It has a recycled 3D polyester mesh lining with a Boa Fit System, plus a protective toecap and soft nail tread protection. It is certified according to EN ISO 20345:2022. From Snickers Workwear, the LiteWork 6108 Shorts + Detachable Holster Pockets are made from a lightweight and quick-drying, four-way stretch fabric designed for working in hot conditions. Featuring Cordura stretch panels, the slim-fit work shorts have reflective detailing on the back and zipped back pocket. The High Visibility Bomber Jacket from Pro RTX High Visibility offers a waterproof layer made from 100% polyester. Available in hi-vis orange and hi-vis yellow, the 185gsm jacket includes a foldaway hood, zipped front with studded storm flaps, and reflective taping around the arms and body. Available for men and women, the Treble Stitch Softshell fromWork-Guard by Result is both breathable and windproof with a water-repellent finish. The three-layer bonded softshell jacket is made from a soft, high-stretch fabric with a microfleece inner, and has decorative stitching and YKK heavy-duty zips. KNOWLEDGE BASE: According to the Office for National Statistics, 15% of the UK construction workforce is female [February, 2023]. Russell Europe’s Heavy Duty Workwear Collar Sweatshirt is made from a 300gsm, 80% ringspun combed cotton/20% polyester fabric with SpotShield stain-resistant coating. The unisex sweat has a 1x1 ribbed hem, collar stand, double-layered shoulder panels, and an elasticated pen holder on the top sleeve.