Personal protection equipment

Eye-opening truths about workplace eye injuries

21 August, 2017 by Matthew O’Connor* | Supplied by: Employsure Pty Ltd

Driving to work, watching a video or sending a text — many of us take these activities for granted. Despite the importance of vision for most work and leisure activities, eye safety is sometimes neglected by many business employers.


Ninja HPT gloves

01 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Bunzl Industrial and Safety

Ninja HPT gloves provide high levels of comfort and grip in wet, dry and oily conditions.


Staying safe around welding fume

01 August, 2017 by David Chippendale, Marketing Manager, AWS and Terry Gorman, Senior Occupational Hygienist and Technical Specialist, 3M’s Personal Safety Division | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

There are a number of things that workers can do to reduces the health hazards caused by welding fume.


New generation uvex pheos cx2 safety spectacles

01 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: UVEX SAFETY AUSTRALIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

The uvex pheos cx2 safety spectacles are designed to deliver good protection, wearer comfort and workplace compliance.


Blackline Safety G7x Single Gas lone worker safety system

01 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Blackline Safety G7x is suitable for workers (especially lone workers) who need a reliable portable device that confidently accounts for their wellbeing and real-time location. It has wireless connections to rescue personnel should a gas leak, injury or health event occur.


BW Technologies GasAlertMax XT II confined space gas monitor

01 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: TechRentals

The GasAlertMax XT II from BW Technologies is a compact multigas detector for personal protection against flammable, toxic and oxygen gas hazards.


Better safety technology needed in mental health sector

24 July, 2017 by

There are calls for better safety and monitoring technology to be implemented within the NSW mental health system.


Intelligent cameras increase public safety

24 July, 2017 by

Community and police officer safety may be improved as Motorola Solutions and artificial intelligence company Neurala work together to develop intelligent cameras.


How to safely don and doff PPE

21 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: ProChoice Safety Gear

It is important to follow correct procedures when donning and doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) in order to ensure the health and safety of workers.


Honeywell Howard Leight Sync Wireless protective earmuffs

18 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Honeywell Safety Products Australia Pty Ltd

The Honeywell Howard Leight Sync Wireless protective earmuffs integrate Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing workers to talk on the phone, connect with co-workers, get instructions and perform tasks without sacrificing hearing protection in noisy or dangerously loud environments.


Hearing loss challenge raises workplace awareness

17 July, 2017 by

Noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace is the focus of a leadership challenge fundraiser by the National Foundation for the Deaf in New Zealand.


Enware Handwash Station Kits

05 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

Enware has produced three functional Type B Handwash Station Kits which meet requirements for healthcare applications.


3M Solus 1000 and Goggle Gear 500 Splash goggle safety eyewear

01 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: 3M Personal Safety

The 3M Solus 1000 and Goggle Gear 500 Splash goggle safety eyewear models are designed to help keep workers seeing more clearly and for longer on the job.


Respiratory protection that's fit for the job

26 June, 2017 by Terry Gorman, Senior Occupational Hygienist, 3M Australia Pty Limited | Supplied by: 3M Personal Safety

Many workplaces can have significant concentrations of airborne contaminants and need to control worker exposure to these materials. While controls like extract ventilation, wet methods or substitution can assist, there are many workplace situations where personal respiratory protective equipment is needed.


The new ISO respirator standard: don't hold your breath

23 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Safety Equipment Australia Pty Ltd

New advances in Australian standards, based on extensive research and work by the International Standards Organization (ISO), will bring big changes to both manufacturers and users of breathing protection equipment. But how long will we have to wait?


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