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Frequently Asked Questions about Airside PPE and Protective Clothing

Frequently Asked Questions about Airside PPE and Protective Clothing

As a specialist supplier of PPE and protective clothing for those operating in the aviation sector, customers rely on our expertise and knowledge to ensure they purchase the right equipment and workwear for their employees. Over the many years that we have been operating, we have found that customers often need the answers to similar questions.

So here’s a guide to the questions we are asked most often about airside PPE and protective clothing…

Q: Are you a one-stop-shop for airside PPE and protective clothing?

A: Contego Aviation Solutions supplies a range of airside PPE and clothing that meets all the requirements of an aviation and ground handling business. In our comprehensive range, you’ll find high-visibility protection clothing, foul weather clothing, safety footwear, gloves, height safety equipment and airside safety and consumable essentials. But in the unlikely event that you can’t find what you need, you can work with our dedicated Product Development team and we’ll create it for you.

Q: What’s your experience in working in aviation and ground handling?

A: Contego Aviation Solutions has a wealth of experience of working with many of world’s leading airside service companies at airports around the world. When aviation services company Aviator was looking for a new PPE and workwear supplier, they found Contego Aviation Solutions provided greater efficiencies, faster turnaround time and easier ordering and promptly chose us as their supplier. We understand the demands of aviation and ground handling companies and provide an ever-evolving catalogue of products. Some recent additions to our aviation range include steering bypass pins and Remove Before Flight flags.

Q: How appropriate is your clothing for airport employees?

A: Our hard-wearing clothing meets all the minimum required standards, so you can be assured that your staff are sufficiently protected from the hazards of their jobs. Aviator has been delighted with the quality of clothing for its airside employees, reporting that after a year, no items had needed replacing, with no wear and tear or reduction in quality, despite regular washing.

Q: How can I be sure that your products are safety compliant?

A: Contego Aviation Solutions is accredited by the British Safety Industry Federation (BSiF). They audit product compliance and provide training on standards and certification. This accreditation means that you can rely on us to provide you with fully compliant products.

Q: What PPE brands do you supply?

A: Contego Aviation Solutions is a distributor for many renowned PPE brands, including Scott, Peltor, Moldex, MSA and Swotcom, as well as having our own WEARMASTER® brand of PPE and protective clothing. 

Q: How well do you respond to a challenge?

A: We’ve worked with companies to help them overcome a variety of challenges. When we worked with the airline catering division of Do & Co, we developed clothing to fit some rather special requirements they had. We also helped to consolidate their styles and products, while reducing their costs, streamlining their inventory and overcoming the purchasing challenges they’d faced with their previous supplier.

Q: Can your aviation workwear be branded with our company identity?

A: As part of Contego Safety Solutions, Contego Aviation Solutions offers in-house embroidery and Heatseal printing services, meaning we can quickly and easily bespoke your workwear with your branding.

Contego Aviation Solutions is your one-stop manufacturer, supplier and distributor of safety clothing and PPE equipment for the aviation industry and more. Part of Contego Safety Solutions, we are the aviation industry protective clothing and equipment supplier that can offer it all.

For help and advice, or details of the full Contego Aviation Solutions range download the Catalogue now, visit our website www.contegoaviation.co.uk or contact our friendly team on 0800 122 3323 or sales@contegoaviation.co.uk.