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AMA Research are pleased to announce the publication of the 4th Edition of AMA Research’s report “Health and Safety Products Market Report - UK 2013-2017 Analysis”. The report includes up to date information on the recent trends and issues that impact the market.  

The report contains:


  • DETAILED ASSESSMENT OF THE MARKET – market sizes, product mixes and product trends.

  • ANALYSIS BY PRODUCT GROUP – PPE, Hygiene, First Aid, Safety Signs, Fire Safety.


The health & safety products market (in non-domestic applications) comprises personal protection equipment (PPE), hygiene products, first aid products, safety signs and fire safety products. Performance of the market is heavily reliant on replacement purchases and on new or revised legislation, as well as construction and manufacturing activity levels.

This is a mature market and, as such, the sector stabilised in 2010 and 2011 following a steep fall in 2009. Market conditions remained tough in 2012, with 2013 forecast to remain difficult though followed by steady recovery from 2014 onwards as the economy slowly recovers.

Areas of particular interest include:

  • Analysis of market performance during economic downturn requirement for some products in workplace underpins market.

  • Review of the key factors influencing the market in 2012/2013.

  • Product group analysis – market sizes, product mixes, influences and trends.

  • Review of key suppliers – shares of major players in each product sector.

  • Review of key distribution channels – industrial products distributors, health & safety specialists etc.

  • Forecasts of market performance to 2017 – prospects and market drivers.

Contractors  included:

3M, Ansell (UK), Arco, BM Polyco, Brammer, Buck & Hickman, Bunzl Group, Capital Safety, Cederroth First Aid, Centurion Safety Products, Connect Hygiene Products, Crest Medical, Cromwell Tools, Deb, Dupont, Eriks Industrial Services, FWB Products, Globus Gloves, Gojo Industries Europe, Grafton, Greenham Trading, Hayley Group, HC Slingsby, Honeywell Safety Products, HSS Hire, Impacto, JCB, JSP, Key Industrial Equipment, Kimberly-Clark, Kwintet, Lifting Gear Products, Metsa Tissue, Microgard, Moldex, Monks and Crane Industrial Group, MSA, Oregon, Pal International, Parker Merchanting, Praybourne, Protec, Reliance Medical, RS Components, Safety First Aid, Saint Gobain, SCA Hygiene, Scott Health and Safety, Screwfix Direct, Seton, Sioen Group, Spartan Safety, Speedy Hire, Stoko Skin Care, Sundström Safety, Swift Industrial Supplies, The Ashtead Group, The Viking Rubber Company, Travis Perkins, Uvex, Wallace Cameron, Wolseley.

Key areas covered in the report:-


  • UK health & safety products market – market definition, size and factors underpinning demand and restricting growth.

  • Overall market size in value terms from 2007-2012, with forecasts through to 2017, recent performance and future prospects in the market.

  • Key market influences including health & safety regulations and exceptional circumstances (such as natural disasters and virulent disease outbreaks), level of imports, price competition, product development, employment numbers, key end-use markets including construction and manufacturing base. Impact of economic downturn.

  • Identification of key suppliers and distribution channels – dominance of industrial products distributors and health & safety specialist in product distribution.


  • Product groups reviewed - PPE, hygiene products, first aid products, safety signs and fire safety products.

  • Estimated shares of main product groups within overall market.

  • Product group analysis – definition, product mix and market sizes, with forecasts to 2017.

  • Product sectors – review of products within sector, including recent trends and factors affecting sector. Supply structure for each product, including market shares of leading manufacturers.


  • Profiles of leading manufacturers of health & safety products – market shares of leading players by sector, company structure, product profiles and turnovers etc. Recent acquisitions.

  • Review of distribution – estimated channel shares including general industrial distributors, health & safety specialists and equipment hire companies etc.

  • Profiles of leading distributors – estimated shares of key general industrial distributors and health & safety specialists. Review of key distributors including company structure, product profiles and turnovers.


  • Forecast of market development in the short, medium and long term.

  • Positive and negative factors affecting market growth – performance of UK economy, employment levels, housebuilding, construction and manufacturing, consumer visits to retail outlets, leisure establishments & public offices and regulations.

  • Outlook for the health and safety products market through to 2017.

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