Keeping Your Feet Happy

The importance of a good innersole is more necessary than one might think. One of the reasons being that an excellent innersole controls the way the foot functions, or in other words – helps to keep your feet, knees, back and body in alignment. Our feet take a lot of strain and stress and if […]

The Limitless Rhythm of Knitting

Besides the fact that there are different types of stitching when it comes to knitwear, there are also various amounts of knitwear fabric. Earlier years, cotton and silk were preferred over wool for knitwear. Interestingly enough, knitting was an occupation that was reserved only for men back in the 16th Century in France. And it […]

Water resistant? Waterproof? What’s the difference?

Water resistant? Waterproof? What’s the difference? What is the real difference between a water proof and water resistant garment? Certainly, most of us have seen these terms being used. If you did, you most probably are wondering what the difference is. What is WATER RESISTANT? “Water resistant garments have a lower level of rain protection.” […]

Zip It Up

What is a zipper? Simply put, it is a fastening device. Zippers were previously known as clasping lockers – most commonly used for clothing, bags, luggage, sport goods, camping gear etc. Initially, it was made to be a “hookless fastener” and was later redesigned for reliability. There are main groups of zippers which are based […]

How to on MASKS

It is important to know in what category your respirator is classified. Here is the 101 of how to use a mask and some important instructions:   Usage directions: – Before entering the contaminated areas where the mask is intended for use, ensure a tight fit and no tears or leakages. – Wear the mask […]

Face Masks – Slow the Spread

“Wearing masks is important. We want to recommend widespread use of masks. We are recommending that people can use cloth masks, just make sure there’s a three layer kind of thing.” – Dr Zweli Mkhize, South African Health Minister When going to public places, especially crowded places, wearing a mask is highly recommended to help […]

The difference between COVID-19 and SARS-Cov-2?

What is the difference between COVID-19 and SARS-Cov-2 and how do I protect myself against this disease? SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes the disease, COVID-19. Viruses, and the diseases they cause, often have different names.  For example, HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.  People often know the name of a disease, such as […]

Proficiency and Efficiency of the Anti-static Sock

Electricity is an important part of our daily lives. It can be dangerous too. One does not realise that exact same energy that make your hair stand up can also cause explosions. What is static electricity (build up charge)? A static charge is the transfer of an electron from a negatively charged object to a […]

Do you know how fabric weight is determined?

Here is an interesting fact on fabric. Did you know that fabric weight is not determined by the weight of a final garment? You’ve probably noticed the number in the item description followed by the abbreviation ‘oz’ or ‘g’ on the label, when shopping for a t-shirt, trouser etc. Ever wonder what that actually means? […]

Max your protection with Dromex ARC Safety

To Dromex, all employees are entitled to maximum protection. Employers should never have to compromise on the quality of the protective products supplied. Dromex has once again delivered on their promise with the release of the ARC range. The ARC products are a specially formulated range made from the Dromex A.P.T ® (Arc Protective Technologies) […]

What’s Trending in Promotional Hats

The promotional hats market is thriving. Hats are a powerhouse in the promotional industry. Promotional hats and headwear are the perfect promotional solution, being both affordable and highly sought after. Wearing branded hats is very popular amongst consumers, because it gives wearers the chance to make a statement with their cap selection. A promo hat […]

BRCGS – The Global Standard for Food Safety

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Consumers have a right to be supplied with safe, high quality quality food. The BRCGS is a global food safety standard used worldwide. The standard specifies the food safety, quality and operational requirements for food manufacturers and foodservice organisations to meet current industry expectations and legal obligations to protect consumers. The BRCGS Food Safety standard […]

The New Profit Diablo Boot

Basson Workwear will be selling the brand new DIABLO BOOT & DIABLO SHOE (JS08 & JS09) at highly competitive prices for a middle-to-upper tier, rugged, hard-working and very comfortable all industry go-to boot. The product is 100% leather with a full grain leather upper, padded bellows softy leather tongue and padded softy leather collar with […]

The Importance of Company Branding

We recently gave our delivery trucks a facelift – and wow, the end product looks amazing! What are you doing to actively grow awareness of your brand in today’s competitive market? Many elements work together to create a unique and attention-grabbing look for your business. It starts with an amazing logo, but you need to […]

New name, new look! Basson Workwear decides to launch Zion Clothing house brand.

New name, new look! Basson Workwear decides to launch Zion Clothing house brand. Basson Workwear has decided to rename their trusted workwear house brand Atlas, to Zion workwear. The new name and new look of the brand is fresh and modern. The brand promises to deliver the same quality and superior products that Atlas clients […]

The standards of high-visibility safety apparel

In many industries, workers are required to wear high-visibility clothing to alert others of their presence, especially when working in dark or dimly lit areas. A good example of workers requiring high-visibility workwear, is construction workers. They often work in highly-trafficked areas and can become seriously injured if they are hit by a vehicle. Consider […]

HACCP Compliance Criteria for Workwear Garments

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is internationally accepted as the most cost-effective method of preventing food contamination from chemical, microbiological and physical hazards. A register of approved protective clothing for each work activity/area must be kept. All approved protective clothing should be designed to cover or replace personal clothing and meet the following criteria: […]

Cotton vs Polycotton Workwear Garments: A Comparison

The suitability and safety of a workwear garment is largely determined by the material and fabrics it is made with. There are some technical differences between different styles that you should be aware of, so you can select the right garment. Different work environments and jobs require different types of workwear. Choose the right fabric […]

Love Earth with Recycled Stationery

Do you know that we sell recycled stationery? We offer a range of eco-friendly notebooks and pens that can be branded with your company logo. By buying recycled corporate gifts, you are making a huge contribution to reducing waste, and spreading awareness for recycling. The notebook covers and pages and pen barrels from our Barron […]

10 Tips for Safety Boot Care

These essential tips will keep your safety footwear in top notch condition, ensuring longevity and comfort. 1. Ideally, have two pairs of work boots. Because leather absorbs moisture very well, footwear needs up to 24 hours to release the perspiration they soak up from your feet. Alternating work boots will allow each pair to rest […]