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A new tool for - Smarter safety product selection

Scan is excited to launch our revolutionary safety product selector tool, designed to simplify & enhance the safety product selection process.

This state-of-the-art tool puts the power in your hands, helping you make informed decisions and prioritise your personal protection like never before.

In an ever-developing and expanding PPE & safety market, it can be challenging for consumers, retailers, and everyone in-between to find the correct safety products for their specific needs. Insight was designed with the aim of simplifying this process for all. Through a short series of questions focused on materials, tools, environments, and duration of tasks, Insight can recommend a product that is suitable for the job, providing access to a comprehensive description and certification.

Key Features

Intuitive Searching
Quickly and easily find safety products based on task, hazard type, and environment. Say goodbye to the hassle of sifting through countless options - Insight narrows down the choices for you.

Detailed Product Information
Make informed decisions with comprehensive product details, certifications, and technical specifications. Trust that you have all the information you need at your fingertips.

Personalized Recommendations
Receive personalised recommendations tailored to your selections and preferences. Explore products that match your specific safety needs. Save and manage customised searches and recommendations on your account.

Seamless Journey
Finding the right PPE with Insight is simple, and so is purchasing the recommended products. With straightforward ‘Buy It Now’ options and easy ways to locate your local stockists, accessing the right PPE for your needs has never been easier.


BULK SAVERS - 25/07/2022

BULK SAVERS is out! With amazing Bulk deals on some of our most popular lines. You will not want to miss these deals, trust us. Get stocked up and save! For more information get in touch with your local Toolbank branch.

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Discover Our Products at Your Local Real Deals for You Approved Stockist! - 04/11/2021

This year, we’re proud to be taking part in the iconic Real Deals for You Christmas promotion!

Real Deals for You is the biggest initiative that Toolbank delivers every year, offering a winning combination of bestselling and exclusive products from the world’s leading trade manufacturers - made available to you, the customer, from over 2,000 Approved Stockists located around the UK and Ireland.

When you buy from a Real Deals stockist, you can expect to find the biggest brands (like us!) at the fairest possible prices - while also supporting your local high street in the process!

Now, it’s never been easier to take home many of our famous products - simply enter your postcode into the handy Real Deals for You Store Locator to find your local stockist and visit their store or website today, to make a purchase!

Explore all the fantastic products that are currently available as part of the promotion here, including a number of our staple products- as well as some which are entirely new and exclusive to Real Deals for You!

Remember, if you’re looking for a ‘quality brand on your doorstep’, head over to and let’s keep the tool trade local!

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Scan Safety – UK Lockdown Restrictions Easing - 23/04/2021

As lockdown restrictions ease in the UK, it remains important for everyone to stay safe and follow the guidelines. Scan Safety’s stock levels of essential PPE equipment are stabilising after a substantial increase in demand. Working closely with our supplier partners across the world we have secured new stock of masks, gloves and sanitiser products to meet our customers’ needs.

Our product development department has been working hard during this period to further the Scan Safety range and give our customers the PPE and safety products they need in these ever changing times. Keep a look out across our social media pages to see all our updates.

Click here to find your local stockist.

Take the next step safely

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Scan Safety statement on the Covid-19 Coronavirus situation:- 26/02/2020

Due to the Coronavirus situation, demand for masks has been far higher than usual. This has unfortunately left Scan with no stock of masks. Deliveries of new stock have also been affected.

Scan Safety is closely monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus situation and following the World Health Organisation travel advice that is affecting global supply networks.

The Company is regularly updating staff on the situation and on necessary precautions to take. Scan Safety China office is observing Chinese Government requirements for staff working and travel. With regards to the business impact, China domestic and worldwide travel restrictions are posing some logistical challenges. Scan Safety work with many supplier partners across China, some factories remain closed whilst others have re-opened following the issue of permits to trade by the local government, albeit many of these factories are operating on skeleton crews as many workers have not returned after the extended Chinese New Year break. In summary, there is no immediate cause for concern (protective clothing and masks aside) but there will undoubtedly be some disruption to come. This may be compounded further if retailers decide to increase stocks over and above their normal holding for this time of year.

Scan Safety is constantly evaluating the situation and monitoring any potential knock on effects to production and deliveries and will try to mitigate via alternative plans where possible. Scan Safety will provide updates as the situation evolves.

Please refer to government guidelines for suitability and effectiveness of masks against the Coronavirus.

PPE Regulation Update

The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive 89/686/EEC is a key European legislation relating to occupational safety throughout Europe. The Directive is to ensure free movement of protective equipment and specify individual requirements that PPE must adhere to at the time of manufacturing and/or placement in the market. The PPE Directive hasn’t really been addressed since it was published in 1989. To reflect the newer and more current technology and processes used for development and distribution of PPE, the Directive will be superseded by a new PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425. This new Regulation will take on revisions that other Directives have received during the recent years, as well as reinstating the Directive as a Regulation. Published in the Official Journal on 31 March 2016 it will become fully effective on 21 April 2019.

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