Welding Safety Gear and Equipment
How to Stay Safe by Wearing Proper Welding Protective Equipment
Welding work presents numerous hazards and therefore it is essential to have top-quality welding protective equipment for your workers. Even though welding equipment has improved significantly over the years, it is important for welders to understand the dangers they face and to know how to protect themselves. At Southland, we offer our customers protective equipment for welders of premium quality so that you can have peace of mind that your workers are safe when carrying out their work.
What Are the Hazards Welders Are Exposed to?
When welding, there is, of course, the immediate danger from the nature of the work but also additional issues to consider too:
- Physical hazards: cuts, burns, eye damage, and others are common injuries for welders, and most of the time they occur because of the lack or improper use of welding protective equipment.
- Exposure to fumes and gases: these can cause severe health issues and result in deadly diseases.
- Fire and explosions
- Electric shock- this is a life-threatening hazard.
Welders face numerous safety hazards and as an employer, it is your responsibility to make sure that they can do their job safely and efficiently and without getting injured. At Southland, we provide high-quality welding protective equipment so that you can ensure complete coverage for your workers.
What welding protective equipment do you have on offer?
Welding protective equipment must ensure top to toe coverage. That is why we stock the following:
- Welding helmets
- Welding respirators
- Welders hoods
- Leather spats
- Welding jackets
- Welders blankets
- Welders sleeves
- Welders aprons
Across all of our products we ensure that every one of our products meets government safety standards; oil-free, flame-resistant, heat-resistant, flame retardent and non-melting. Every one of our products also come in a variety of sizes to ensure maximum comfort as well as safety.
What welding protective clothing do I need for my workers?
Choosing the right combination of welding PPE is essential for the safety and productivity of your workers. You may already know what you're looking for or have experience in the area yourself, however if not, we're here to help. Our team of experts is on hand to help you select, not only the essential items you need but also help you keep to your budget.
Safety in the workplace is of paramount importance to welders and we do our best to guide our customers every step of the way so that they select proper welding protective equipment.