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.
There are a number of things that workers can do to reduces the health hazards caused by welding fume.
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.
The GasAlertMax XT II from BW Technologies is a compact multigas detector for personal protection against flammable, toxic and oxygen gas hazards.
There are calls for better safety and monitoring technology to be implemented within the NSW mental health system.
Community and police officer safety may be improved as Motorola Solutions and artificial intelligence company Neurala work together to develop intelligent cameras.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?