PPE Webinars by SATRA

SATRA is continuing its successful training programmes and seminars by running a number of regular free webinars for our customers to log on globally during the worldwide Coronavirus lockdown. A webinar on The PPE Regulation ran recently with a global audience of over 400 delegates. Upcoming webinars, which are held at 10.00am BST, include Motorcycle…

Tradespeople Ready for DIY Fixes

According to a survey by global workwear brand Dickies, over the coming months nearly three-quarters of tradespeople expect to be fixing botched DIY jobs carried out by people at home during the lockdown imposed in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The poll, carried out through Dickies Workwear’s Twitter feed[1], revealed that 72.9% of respondents anticipated…

UKFT Pop-Up Training School for Covid-19 Volunteer Sewing Machinists

The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) has partnered with The Scrub Hub for Southport & Ormskirk Hospital Trust and local manufacturers to create the UKFT Pop-Up Sewing Machinist Training School. The school is offering free training in the professional production of scrubs and masks.  UKFT’s Celia Thornley is volunteering her services to deliver an eight-day training…

Grant Funding Scheme for Vulnerable Supply Chains

COVID-19: Government financial support for garment and agricultural businesses with vulnerable supply chains in developing countries. In response to the Coronavirus, Covid-19, the Government has set up COVID-19 Vulnerable Supply Chains Facility (VSCF). This initiative has been set up by the Department for International Development (DFID) in partnership with the Department for International Trade to…

The Gerber PPE Task Force is Helping Manufacturers Switch to Production of Masks, Labels & Other PPE

In what’s an unprecedented global emergency, companies around the world need to band together, think creatively, and act fast to protect all people, but especially our healthcare workers. To help support the fight, Gerber is joining forces and has created the Gerber PPE Task Force to support our customers as they need to increase their production and/or…