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Swarfega is back on the hunt for the Toughest Trade in the UK

Swarfega is back on the hunt for the toughest trade out there. After a hard-fought battle, the 2019 title was handed to mechanic Peter Derbyshire who proved his credentials with a photo showing him battling a claustrophobic space at great heights. There’s no doubt about it, people working in the trades take on some of […]

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Swarfega is raising awareness of occupational skin disorders for Global Handwashing Day

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of frequent, effective handwashing as one of the most important ways to promote good health. Skin care experts at Swarfega takes a look at the importance of handwashing in the trades: This year for Global Handwashing Day, we at Swargefa are […]

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Swarfega announces winner of Toughest Trade 2019 contest

Swarfega’s Tough-O-Meter has announced the winner of Toughest Trade contest, following a hard-fought battle of the trades on social media over the past two months. Vying for the top spot in Swarfega’s coveted Toughest Trade Award 2019, tradespeople across Britain sent in pictures of their toughest task. Using the Swarfega Tough-o-meter, Swarfega judged all the […]

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Why mental health and wellbeing should be taken seriously by tradespeople

Troubling data surfaced last year as the Office of National Statistics reported that the risk of suicide amongst those in building trades is 1.6 times higher than the UK average. Swarfega takes a look at mental health and wellbeing for tradespeople. The workplace is somewhere that mental health and wellbeing should be taken seriously. Conversations […]

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Is plumbing the toughest trade? Update on Swarfega's latest initiative

You may have seen that Swarfega is once again on the hunt for those who can claim to have the toughest job. The 2018 title was handed to Russell Ennis, representing plasterers with his mammoth task of plastering a huge vaulted ceiling. Swarfega are on the hunt to see if plasterers can defend their title, […]

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