Category: ProGARM News

ProGARM Quarterly Product Update – Q3, 2018

At ProGARM we have a culture of consistently improving our products and services. To emphasise this, almost 50% of our core product range has either been developed as a brand new product or upgraded in terms of protection, comfort and quality within the past 12 months. To better communicate these changes with our customers we've decided to produce quarterly product updates to bring everyone up to speed with developments to the range here at ProGARM. These will consist of a...
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New PPE Regulations: ProGARM Keep Ahead of the Curve

New PPE Regulations: ProGARM Keep Ahead of the Curve. Until very recently, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) legislation has been defined by a UK law which was based on an EU Directive introduced 25 years ago. As research, development and technology has moved on, thankfully, so has EU Law. The old PPE Directive has now been replaced by new PPE Regulations (EU) 2016/425, which came into force on 21 April 2018 and must be fully implemented within 12 months. Jargon busting:...
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ProGARM Join Thorne & Derrick to Educate on Arc Flash Risk

Arc Flash Risk - ProGARM partner with distributor to educate electrical engineers About Arc Flash Risk Lack of knowledge around Arc Flash risk is a major issue in UK industry. ProGARM are constantly working to raise awareness of it, and thereby prevent incidents leading to life-changing injuries and worse. The Arc Flash survey we undertook alongside the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) found that even though there was a high amount of awareness when it came to risks of Arc...
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Is the Arc Flash Knowledge Gap Putting Lives At Risk?

Study reveals Arc Flash knowledge gap could be putting lives at risk ProGARM, in conjunction with the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF), has commissioned a new study into electrical safety across the UK industry in a bid to shine a spotlight on the potentially life changing and threatening risks of Arc Flash. Alarmingly, it reveals not only a lack of awareness at every level to current safety standards governing Arc Flash, but an apparent failure from employers to properly educate...
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ProGARM Polo Shirt Saves Operative’s Life in an Arc Flash Incident

Last month, an operative was using a jackhammer when he struck a 120 CNE 3 Phase low voltage cable, which led to an Arc Flash incident. As he was wearing one of ProGARM’s polo shirts at the time, his chest was protected and as you can see from the photographs, his polo shirt took the brunt of the impact. We are aware of how effective these garments can be when faced with an Arc Flash incident, but it’s rewarding to...
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ProGARM Lifetime Seam Guarantee

Discover the Lifetime Seam Guarantee from ProGARM - your assurance of Quality ProGARM offer a Lifetime Seam Guarantee on their garments as a total assurance of the quality of the product and our commitment to you The Guarantee This Guarantee applies to the main structural seams on the garment. The Guarantee is not valid if the seam has split due to mechanical damage which includes tears or cuts as a result of sharp edges or tools, or if the fabric...
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ProGARM at The Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference 2015

The Venue The Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference was held on 9th & 10th June 2015 at the Marriott Hotel, Victoria & Albert, Manchester UK and was a perfect opportunity to learn about the UK, EU and US developments in Arc Flash. Key Speakers Keynote Speakers from the industry include: Hugh Hoagland – International Arc Flash testing and electrical safety expert and founder of ArcWear and Ken Morton – HM Principle Inspector FOD SG (Electrical Engineering) (Power Systems &...
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ProGARM at FPS EXPO 2015, Harrogate

FPS EXPO 2015 ProGARM were pleased to exhibit at FPS EXPO 2015 on 22nd and 23rd April, 2015 - this show is the event of the year for the Oil Distribution Industry and attracts a wide audience of senior professionals from across the UK and as far as the United States to see the latest industry innovations. ProGARM were displaying key products for the Fuel Industry from the stock range of Flame Resistant Inherent Garments and shared a stand with...
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ProGARM at Safety Expo 2015, London

ProGARM exhibited the latest product range including the new waterproof jackets & base layer garments at the annual Safety and Health Expo at the Excel Venue in London, 16th-18th June 2015. Free Tea & Coffee for visitors to the ProGARM Stand The Stand M1950 served free Teas and Coffee whilst sales staff introduced clients to the latest developments in the field of Inherent ARC Flash & Flame Resistant Protective Garments. Entertainment by Rock Climbers The adjacent JSP stand also ensured...
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ProGARM RELEASE 2015 ARC & FR GARMENT BROCHURE

ProGARM are pleased to announce the release of the latest 2015 ARC & FR Garment brochure, introducing the ‘Protection in Layers’ concept and featuring new products and the latest technology in this protective clothing market sector. Protection in Layers is the beginning of a testing program for garments in the ProGARM product range where additional garments are tested together against a simulated ARC flash exposure. These tests give indications of typical protection values that can be achieved by wearing multiple...
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