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Why workers should avoid soft drink in the heat

25 January, 2019

Drinking caffeinated and sugary drinks while working in hot weather may lead to kidney disease, according to new research.

Hot weather prompts workplace warnings

17 January, 2019

With temperatures steadily rising, employers are being urged to implement a plan to prevent their workers from succumbing to heat stress and illness.

Safe work in both indoor and outdoor heat

15 January, 2019

A video series about working safely in the heat will be released by Safe Work Australia over the coming weeks.

Preventing heat-related illness in the workplace

06 December, 2018

What options do managers have for protecting their workers from heat-related illnesses?

First Line Technology Immersion Cooling Equipment (ICE) System

06 December, 2018

The Immersion Cooling Equipment (ICE) System manufactured by First Line Technology is a lightweight and portable heat stress prevention unit.

How to prepare for an emergency in your workplace

21 June, 2018

Every workplace has its risks, from a bookshop to a building site.

Guide released for safe work in hot conditions

11 January, 2018

A new working in heat safety guide has been released by Safe Work Australia.

ZOLL AED 3 and ZOLL AED 3 BLS automated external defibrillators

11 January, 2018

The ZOLL AED 3 and ZOLL AED 3 BLS (basic life support) automated external defibrillators now feature RapidShock analysis technology, which decreases heart analysis time and pauses in chest compressions.

Heat stress monitoring carried out on NT miners

30 November, 2017

The impact of heat stress will be monitored at the McArthur River Mine in order to improve the safety of workers.

Why enforcing maximum working temperatures isn't always the answer

04 October, 2017

Enforcing a maximum temperature for safe work is not sufficient on its own to prevent heat stress and dehydration risks, according to Safe Work Australia.

Staying safely hydrated in the workplace

15 November, 2016

A safety manager working on a major construction project in the north-west of Western Australia has stressed the importance of worker hydration, heat stress management and education.

ZOLL AED 3 BLS automated external defibrillators

14 October, 2016

Designed specifically for professional rescuers, the ZOLL AED 3 BLS basic life support is suitable for cardiac arrest patients.

Sqwincher Lite electrolyte hydration sachets

01 October, 2016

Sqwincher has developed a range of low-cost, portable electrolyte hydration sachets, designed to ensure that workers are properly hydrated.

ZOLL AED 3 automated external defibrillator

03 August, 2016

The ZOLL AED 3 automated external defibrillator (AED) is designed to provide an easy-to-use support for rescuers treating a victim of cardiac arrest.

Keeping workers safe and productive with HVLS fans

23 June, 2016

Factories, warehouses and distribution centres are frequently plagued by hot, stagnant air. One simple, cost-effective solution can be the installation of one or more high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) industrial ceiling fans.

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