Plastering PPE

What is the needed plastering PPE? What workwear do i need for my job? These are common questions that we get asked by our customers. Find our what workwear you need to be protected in your workplace.

Hand Protection for Plastering

Firstly, we will discuss the plastering PPE you need to protect your hands. Your hands are the most vulnerable aspect whilst plastering as they get the most exposure to materials. The correct pair of protective gloves will help you keep them intact and protect them from the various hazards while on site. We would recommend Grab N Grip safety gloves for any plasterer as they offer a latex palm to provide you great grip ideal for holding the plastering trowel for a long period of time. The latex palms also give them excellent wet and dry performance. Featuring great puncture and abrasion protection these gloves protect from a variety of hazards that are faced by plasters. These gloves conform too EN388 making them ideal for most workplaces.

Eye Protection for Plastering

secondly we suggest a pair of safety specs to protect your eyes from splashes while mixing or applying the plaster. We recommend Visi-V Safety Specs as they offer lightweight polycarbonate single lens with vented side shields to reduce lens misting & integral browguard. A versatile eye shield that can be worn over most prescription specs or as a safety spectacle in it’s own right. The Visi-V safety specs are also ideal plastering PPE as they offer great coverage of the eye protecting from unexpected splashes from any direction. Approved to EN166 1FT making them ideal for a variety of workplaces.

Foot Protection for Plastering

You should also wear a pair of steel toe cap boots to protect your feet from falling objects. There are a variety of safety boots that are suitable for use in plastering, but from customer recommendations we would suggest a pair of the standard chukka safety boots. Firstly, the reviews and feedback from our customers who use these for plastering has been extremely positive. These great value boots offer high quality protection including double density PU sole making them resistant too penetration from objects which is essential when plastering. EN345-1 S1P approved making them ideal for a variety of workplaces and the perfect plastering PPE.

If you still unsure on the ideal plastering PPE or anything else please do not hesitate to contact a member of Red Brick at or call 0114 321 6408.