Flood Waters can cause Infection & Diseases

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Flood Waters can cause Infection & Diseases
Rescue & EMS Waders

Protect against Waterborne Infection

Contined flooding in the United Kingdom and other global regions highlights again the need to protect yourself, family and employees from flood water infections & diseases using the best Industrial Waders and other garments.

The Risks

Devastating floods as we see on The Independant & The British Red Cross today, demonstrate to us the power of nature and the risk and impact to human life. These waters can often carry water borne diseases that are caused by parasites, bacteria and viruses and are in the animals that habit these areas such as rats. Skin conditions and dermatitis can also be caused for a worker in damp environments or exposure to water.

Thigh or Chest Waders

As a minimum, Ollyskins Thigh Waders are the perfect and cost effective solution as an improvement to the often ‘standard issue’ of Wellington Boots. By offering higher leg protection or even Chest Waders, the risk of exposure to these hazards is reduced.

Correct Products & Risk Assessments

Used by Councils, Local Authorities, Water Boards and Contractors across the UK and Europe, Ollyskins Waders are designed in the UK, and all Neoprene and Butyl Waders are also produced in the UK.

Available from stock in a choice of Chest or Thigh Waders there is a wader to suit your requirement in an extremely wide range of sizes. Waders are also a cost effective option to providing some form of protection to your Team or even Volunteers.

It is worth noting that Ollyskins Waders do not offer any form of certification for protection against this type of hazards, but they are a premium Wader with technically advanced design and seam construction that ensure your are providing the best product to your Team.

We'd always recommend you discuss your Team's requirements with your Health & Safety Officer responsible for conducting your organisations Risk Assessments. Further information regarding such hazards can be found by online from websites such as the TUC who have an article on this subject - to view click HERE. Other useful websites include Flood Plan Reports and Environment Agency.

Specify Ollyskins as your preferred choice of Waders