Hire Safety Information


Equipment is hired subject to the Hire Association of Europe code of practice. Printed operating instructions are given with all items hired. We recommend that the appropriate items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other protective clothing be worn at all times when using or operating hired equipment.

Safety symbols used in this website

Throughout our website we use the following safety symbols to indicate which items of PPE should be worn when operating hired equipment.


Symbol Description
Hard hat Hard hat
Eye protection Eye protection
Dusk mask Dust mask
Ear protection Ear protection
Protective clothing Protective clothing
Hand arm vibration (HAV) Hard arm vibration (HAV)
Face shield Face shield
Gloves Gloves
Safety footwear Safety footwear
Harness Harness
Welding mask Welding mask
Working at height Working at height