Technical

Technical

At Polyco Healthline, our dedicated Technical Team are experts in standards legislation and compliance. Our testers, technicians and quality controllers ensure our products meet the Health and Safety needs of thousands of businesses across the world.

We're here to provide an accessible and reassuring source of information – whenever a technical query causes you uncertainty. And our hope is that the pages below present the most up to date technical and regulatory information that will help you make better purchasing decisions.

If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact the Technical Team via technical@polycohealthline.com or call 020 8443 9090.

Note: If you're here looking for a Product Information or Data Sheet on a specific product, these are freely available via our Download Centre.

Revised EN388 Standard

As of 2018, the EN388 Standard is changing from four tests to six to help you make informed decisions about glove protection and performance.

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PPE Directive

Find out about what the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Directive 89/686/EEC requires of employers and their employees' use of PPE.

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Standards Explained

Everything you need to know about the standards to which we test gloves, PPE for use with food, medical devices, protective workwear, bags and wipes.

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Laboratory Tests

The detailed test parameters for all the tests we perform in our state-of-the-art laboratories in Bourne to ensure standards compliance in every single product.

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Research and Development

At Polyco Healthline, we're always searching for new and innovative technologies that bring added benefits, functionality or value to our products.

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Training Courses

For this reason we offer the following three types of training to help our customers understand the protective thinking behind their buying decisions.

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