Knee Pads

When it comes to personal protection equipment (PPE) in the workplace, the knees are often overlooked as an area of the body in need of protecting but it is essential to provide the knees with the correct support to avoid injury or discomfort. This protection is often supplied in the form of knee pads, which are available in a range of style and materials, including foam and gel pads. Our range of knee protection pads includes a range of product styles from industry-leading brands such as DeWALT, Dickies, Irwin, RS PRO, Scruffs and Snickers.

Why wear knee pads for work?

The risk of knee injuries with trade professionals is high, meaning knee protection is essential. Knee pads or knee pad inserts provide essential knee protection when combined with safety trousers and other protective workwear clothing. Knee pads have been designed to be hard-wearing and provide protection whilst also being comfortable to wear in the workplace, with the foam or gel cushion on the knee pads protecting the knees from injury when kneeling on site and lessening the pressure during extended periods of kneeling.

How do knee pads work?

Knee pads work by adding the inserts within the work trousers using pockets or, in the absence of work trousers, elasticated, adjustable straps can secure the knee pads to your legs. For pre-existing health conditions, this extra padding can make all the difference by protecting the joints.

Gel knee pads are specially designed to be hard-wearing and comfortable to wear, spreading the pressure to be absorbed across the gel pad before it reaches the knee. Knee protectors with gel can also be used in safety areas when it’s essential that you don’t slip. Foam knee pads work in the same way but are generally thinner than gel cushioned pads, so may not be as effective at absorbing as much pressure as gel pads.

Knee Protector Standard (BS EN 14404)

This EN Standard relates to trousers and coveralls which offer knee pad pockets to protect the wearer when kneeling.

Who wears knee pads?

Knee pads are used across many industries that require manual work to be carried out on the knees due to low access heights or low positioning, and may include working in this position for extended periods of time such as gardening, plumbing and electrics. Typical applications for using kneeling pads or inserts include:

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Carpet fitters
  • Gardening
  • Sports/Exercise
  • DIY
  • Plumbers
  • Maintenance engineers

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Description Price Anti-Slip Knee Pad Attachment Type Knee Cap Material Size Colour Resistant To
RS Stock No. 238-0049
Mfr. Part No.SA66 BK
BrandDickies
TWD478.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Trouser Knee Pocket Bi-Density Vinyl Acetate Co-Polymer One Size Black -
RS Stock No. 144-6151
Mfr. Part No.91100604000
BrandSnickers
TWD781.00
Each
units
- Trouser Knee Pocket Polyethylene (PE) One Size Yellow/Black Cut
RS Stock No. 154-829
BrandRS PRO
TWD403.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
Yes Adjustable Strap Foam One Size Black -
RS Stock No. 124-9609
Mfr. Part No.T50302
BrandScruffs
TWD419.00
Each
units
- Trouser Knee Pocket EVA Foam One Size Black Penetration
RS Stock No. 918-6068
BrandRS PRO
TWD296.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap Polyurethane (PU) One Size Black Water
RS Stock No. 201-1139
Mfr. Part No.79569_990-STD
TWD343.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Trouser Knee Pocket Plastic One Size Black -
RS Stock No. 154-841
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,299.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap Gel One Size Black Moisture
RS Stock No. 497-8569
Mfr. Part No.M2GEN
BrandDelta Plus
TWD481.00
Each
units
- Trouser Knee Pocket Polyethylene (PE) One Size Black -
RS Stock No. 123-0250
Mfr. Part No.10503832
BrandIrwin
TWD811.00
Each
units
- Adjustable Strap ABS Plastic One Size Black/Blue Impact
RS Stock No. 144-1174
Mfr. Part No.DWC15-001
BrandDeWALT
TWD459.00
Each
units
- Trouser Knee Pocket Polyethylene (PE) One Size Yellow Water
RS Stock No. 918-6071
BrandRS PRO
TWD223.00
Each
units
- - EVA Foam - Black -
RS Stock No. 154-851
BrandRS PRO
TWD724.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap Rubber One Size Black Water
RS Stock No. 918-6065
BrandRS PRO
TWD555.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap EVA Foam One Size Black Abrasion, Penetration
RS Stock No. 465-9375
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,015.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
Yes Adjustable Strap Nomar One Size Black -
RS Stock No. 123-0249
Mfr. Part No.10503830
BrandIrwin
TWD1,559.00
Each
units
Yes Adjustable Strap Gel One Size Black/Blue Impact, Marring
RS Stock No. 144-6164
Mfr. Part No.91121400000
BrandSnickers
TWD1,019.00
Each
units
- Trouser Knee Pocket Polyolefin Polymer One Size Tan Cut
RS Stock No. 154-813
BrandRS PRO
TWD659.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap Polyurethane (PU) One Size Black Water
RS Stock No. 918-6074
BrandRS PRO
TWD623.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap EVA Foam, PVC, Silicone Gel One Size Black Abrasion
RS Stock No. 918-6061
BrandRS PRO
TWD328.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap EVA Foam One Size Black Abrasion, Moisture, Penetration
RS Stock No. 465-9369
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,614.00
1 Pair
Pair(s)
- Adjustable Strap Gel One Size Black -