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HEALTH AND SAFETY STIHL has launched a personal protection equipment range for construction workers. The PPE includes protective glasses, high performance work gloves and steel toe capped work boots and shoes (pictured).

Tel: 01276 202 02 Fax: 01276 670 510 Contact: sales department n Fibreglass Grating has a new range of safety matting.

Its anti-trip matting is designed to reduce fatigue and discomfort and is impervious to most acids, oils and chemicals.

Tel: 01255 423 601 Fax: 01255 435 426 Contact: sales department LIGHTING Ceiling design specialist Ecophon has launched a range of light coffers that it claims can help boost energy efficiency and performance.

The latest addition to its Light Coffer range features slimmer, lighter aluminium profiles and matt surface finishes.

Tel: 01256 850 977 Fax: 01256 850 600 Contact: Paul Button DRAINAGE Saint-Gobain Pipelines has followed up the launch of its PAM Natural water pipe with the introduction of a sewer pipe equivalent. Coated with a protective barrier, its PAM Integral Plus is suitable for use in 86 per cent of soil conditions without the need for polyethylene sleeving.

Te l : 0115 930 0720 Contact: Lisa Tandy n Alumasc has extended its range of f loor drains with the Harmer B series, which includes trapped and untrapped aluminium bodies and a choice of stainless steel or nickel bronze gratings.

Tel: 0808 100 2008 Contact: sales department n Plastic drainage system specialist Wavin has launched a telescopic inspection chamber adapter for use with its below ground drainage systems. Its Osma Non-entry Inspection Chamber Telescopic Adaptor is designed to accommodate sloping ground levels and can be adjusted to suit finished levels.

Tel: 01249 766 600 Fax: 01249 443 286 Contact: sales department FITTINGS Blanco has launched its latest range of cooker hoods, which has an extraction rate of 1,200 cu m per hour and a sixteen-layer metallic filter.

Te l : 020 8 450 910 0 Contact: sales department HEATING IPPEC Systems has improved the energy efficiency of its gas and oil condensing boilers.

Its Ecoheat stainless steel gas boiler boasts an external temperature sensor that adjusts the boiler's output.

Tel: 0121 622 4333 Fax: 0121 622 5768 Contact: sales department COATINGS Wood care specialist Treatex has a range of natural oil-based wood finishes suitable for use on stairs, wood, cork and OSB f loors. Available in a variety of colours its Treatex Hardwax Oil and Hardwax Oil Eco are simple to use and available in 1, 2.5 and 10 litre cans.

Tel: 01865 735 353 Fax: Cem Gunenc n Crown Trade has extended its Timonox range of f lameretardant coatings with the introduction of upgrade systems that can help make a painted surface resist fire. Its Class 4 Upgrade or Warrington Blueboard tested products can be applied to painted, noncombustible surfaces to give class 0 f ire protection.

Te l : 0 870 241 6 457 Contact: Technical enquiries SECURITY Specialist producer Elesa has launched a range of locking lobe knobs to help prevent unwanted tampering. Its VLS security system can be tightened as normal with the key in place, is manufactured in a standard 55 mm diameter gr ip size and is for use with tool guards.

Tel: 01526 322 670 Fax: 01526 322 669 Contact: sales department TOOLS Irwin has revamped its Irwin Jack range of saws. Featuring ergonomically designed handles its Jack range features yellow and blue protective sleeves and liveried handles.

Te l : 0114 251 9101 Fax: 0114 243 4302 Contact: sales department