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The aggregates and Construction Industries are one of the most demanding areas to work in. Due to the different risk levels from the mining and manufacturing processes through to the large-scale construction projects being carried out, each day will always carry its own challenges.

The skills and expertise to deliver this work are channelled through the staff, so ensuring they are safe to carry out their day-to-day tasks in confidence is of the highest priority.

This is the reason why we pride ourselves on delivering not only the best Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the market for the Aggregates and Construction Industries, but to add value at every level to really ensure you are compliant, and your staff are safe.

PPE is what stands in between your staff and workplace injury. Making sure the product is fit-for-purpose and of the highest quality is what you can trust Guardsman Safety Solutions to provide with confidence. We understand the risks associated with the Aggregates and Construction industries ranging from working at height, airborne hazards, noise pollution, heavy machinery and falling objects.

Choosing the correct PPE is a crucial task, and knowledge of the different products available along with their benefits and limitations are needed to be able to make an informed choice, Guardsman Safety Solutions can help you to gain that knowledge and make those decisions to suit your workforce.

From working in a Quarry, in a plant, or transporting concrete and aggregates Nationally or Globally, PPE within the aggregates sector must withstand extreme conditions and heavy use. Guardsman Safety Solutions provides safety boots and wellingtons with oil resistance, fully waterproof, cold insulation and metal-free, as well as weatherwear including GOREtex membranes and ballistic clothing. We offer industrial hand protection providing excellent grip but also cut resistance, with flexibility and durability. Heat protection for working at height and on the ground, plus helmets with integrated faceshields and visors.

Working within the construction industry requires constant use of PPE whether that be for pre-work on site through to build and fit out, the range of roles within your employment are vast and diverse. Bricklaying, road building, plumbing, plastering, electrical works, painting, sanding and metal work all require safety footwear, eye protection and head protection along with the appropriate workwear to ensure wearer safety.

As specialists within the aggregates industry, Guardsman Safety Solutions offer a comprehensive PPE range for all business needs.

  • Head Protection: Protect your head from falling objects and bumps with our wide range of helmets and bump caps. Crucial when working on a construction site for example.

  • Eye and Face Protection: Safety glasses and goggles can prevent injury from flying debris, chemical-based products, and splashes. As well as providing additional wearer protection against the environment, tinted safety specs can protect your eyes from harmful substances produced when working with limestone and other materials.

  • Hearing Protection: Earplugs and earmuffs block out harmful noise levels naturally a byproduct of most manufacturing and construction processes. We can also provide necessary communication sets providing radio-like discussions whilst staying protected from the potentially noisy environment.

  • Respiratory protection: Respirators filter out hazardous airborne particles and fumes, ideal when working with harmful substances such as asbestos, or dust when on a quarry site. Powered air units are becoming more popular within this industry to ensure adequate face filtering.

  • Hand Protection: Gloves safeguard hands from cuts, abrasions, and chemical and electrical risks. With a full range of chemical-resistant, impact-resistant and cut-resistant hand protection, we can offer gloves and sleeves for every worker.

  • Safety Footwear: Safety boots, trainers, wellingtons and riggers are some of the products we have available, and these can prevent the risk of injury and provide slip resistance, foot clinics, and we also have a specialist footwear range that protects from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). Metatarsal protection and ladder grip outsoles are additional features provided on some of our footwear styles. In addition to this, we offer a range of socks, insoles and laces to provide wearer comfort and extend the life of your PPE.

  • High-Visibility Clothing and Workwear: Visibility is key in a busy plant or on a construction site where machinery is being used all around you. We can also brand your garments to help staff identify key staff members like Fire Wardens or a First Aid trained member of staff. Workwear is essential within this sector with roles requiring a lot of movement and creating abrasion on high-wear areas of clothing, we provide knee pads and trousers designed to withstand these tasks.

  • Fall protection: Working from a height requires a great amount of skill and it also has its risks of falling from great heights. We have an extensive range of working from height products from Harnesses through to Lanyards and Carabiners.

During the rich history both Guardsman and NSS have built up over the years, we have extensive knowledge of what is a quality product that will last. You can't risk personal safety with untrusted/untested products which is why we go to great lengths to ensure our products are tested to the highest standards. Your journey to full compliance starts here.

We go beyond exceptional PPE solutions. Guardsman Safety Solutions understands the importance of sustainability and supply chain compliance. We strive to operate responsibly and partner with suppliers who share our commitment to ethical and sustainable practices. We have also introduced our very own Sustainable Product Award classification system to help you understand the sustainable credentials of a product. This will give you confidence that you are purchasing sustainably, and we are proud to offer this level of transparency to all our customers.

We value our people, they are the reason for our continued success and therefore we are always pushing to attract talent from all backgrounds to help us strengthen our ever-growing team. We pride ourselves having creating a vibrant and enjoyable working environment with our customers at the heart of everything we do.