Breath of fresh air

RPB Safety believes its brand new modular respirators will highlight an invisible threat facing the railway and demonstrate why protection is vital. Originally from New Zealand, RPB Safety began supplying respirators to the abrasive blasting industry around 40 years ago....
Workwear specialist Ballyclare has donated a waterproof coverall to a tuba-playing entertainer who rides around the country riding a recumbent tricycle. Jon Hodkin, stage name InnerTuba, approached the PPE provider to acquire something to keep him warm and dry on...
Rail workwear manufacturer Ballyclare has appointed Stanley Russell as technical sales executive. He has more than four decades of experience in the textile industry and joins the company after managing his own workwear firm. Stanley said that he was looking for...
The average person walks five times around the earth in a lifetime and each step can exert a force equivalent to two times their body weight through their lower limbs. This would mean someone who weighs 10 stone will...

Pinky promise

Apart from orange, there’s not a lot of colour on the railway - and there’s lots of orange. Safety boots are even more of a drab affair. Take your choice of charcoal, granite or midnight sky. But now Steel Blue,...

In focus: Lens technology

Protective eyewear manufacturer Bollé Safety has developed ‘Platinum’, an exclusive new permanent lens coating that provides wearers in the rail industry with improved levels of protection, comfort and clarity.  Covering both sides of the...

RailStaff December: Railway royalty

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West Coast appointments

Christmas work