Personal protection equipment

Heat stress death in North Queensland leads to $65K fine

13 October, 2020

A Queensland employer has been fined $65,000 plus court costs of almost $1600 after a backpacker died from heat stress while working on a farm picking produce.


Blundstone zip-sided #983 boot

14 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Blundstone Australia Pty Ltd

The Blundstone zip-sided #983 boot features a lightweight, penetration-resistant insole and a water-resistant leather upper, with ergonomic fit and flexbility.


SafeEntry Australia check-in app

08 September, 2020 | Supplied by: SafeEntry Australia

SafeEntry Australia is an app that allows businesses to check in visitors anonymously using QR Code technology.


In Queensland: lung checks, reduced mine dust limits take effect

07 September, 2020

The Queensland Government's free, mandatory lung health checks and reduced mine dust limits have come into effect to protect the resources sector.


NNT Uniforms Flex Waist Cargo Pant

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: NNT Uniforms

The P/V Gaberdine Flex Waist Mens Cargo Pant is designed to provide extra movement and comfort, with a Flexi-Waist feature and an internal elastic waistband.


3M E-A-R Flexible Fit Earplugs

31 August, 2020 | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

The 3M E-A-R Flexible Fit Earplugs are designed to reduce exposure to hazardous levels of noise and loud sounds, and are available in corded and uncorded form.


Qld Govt expands storage facility for PPE supplies

25 August, 2020

The Palaszczuk government had expanded a bulk storage site at Inala to house personal protective equipment (PPE) by tens of millions of pieces.


Coalminer diagnosed with coal workers' pneumoconiosis

24 August, 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has investigated how a worker with 41 years of coalmining experience could have contracted coal workers' pneumoconiosis.


Welding protection: ensuring a safe environment

21 August, 2020 by Paul McVicar, Managing Director, Kemppi Australia Pty Ltd | Supplied by: Kemppi Australia Pty Ltd

The welding workplace poses many hazards; however, if safety measures and appropriate personal protective equipment are utilised then much of the risk can be mitigated.


HEMCO Laboratory Applications Emergency Shower Booths

18 August, 2020 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

HEMCO emergency shower booths are fully assembled and ready for installation, with frosted front strip curtains, interior grab bars and side exterior panels.


Colan PAM re-usable antiviral cloth mask

17 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Colan Australia

The Colan PAM antiviral, re-usable cloth masks are made using Metis PCA fibre, which is proven to inactivate SARS-CoV-2.


SafetyCulture iAuditor Sensors and Incidents

07 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Safety Culture

iAuditor is a free iPad app from SafetyCulture Australia. The app empowers workers to perform safety audits using only their iPad, without the need for clipboards, notepads, checklists or sign-off sheets.


Queensland lung health checks expand silicosis protections

07 July, 2020

Thousands of Queensland mineral mine and quarry workers will receive free mandatory respiratory health checks from 1 September in an effort to protect them from mine dust lung diseases.


Emergency messaging app upgrades safety with COVID-19 support

03 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Raise DM Pty Ltd

An emergency messaging mobile app implements coronavirus updates in its July release, designed to help those who are feeling unwell to better manage their own welfare.


Bruck XCELL 260 fabric

03 July, 2020 | Supplied by: BRUCK TEXTILES

The XCELL 260 fabric from Bruck Textiles is lightweight and available in high-visibility warning colours for firefighters and workers exposed to fire.


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