Personal protection equipment > Protective clothing

Jeminex acquires Worksense

20 December, 2007

The Jeminex Group, an Australian provider of industrial components to the resources sector, has recently acquired workwear clothing supply business Worksense for an undisclosed sum.

Body harness water supply

21 November, 2007

The hydration system for full body harnesses connects to any dBi-SALA harness and holds 1.5 L of liquid for added worker safety and productivity.

Protective clothing market heating up

06 November, 2007

An American market research report has found that the US market for advanced protective gear is expected to increase from US$3.3 to US$4.5 billion by 2012.

24-hour hand injury hotline

27 September, 2007

Western Sydney-based specialist surgeons have come together to create the Hand Injury Centre Hotline.

Ankle and metatarsal protection

20 August, 2007

The high-leg safety series combines the technological content of the Rossi motorcycle collection with concealed shin, ankle, metatarsal and toe protection. The upper construction is supplied in a variety of finishes in full grain leathers, for good fit and makes the boot easier to wear all day. Breathable, full-grain cowhide offers abrasion resistance, while the composite Vtex moisture-wicking lining, ensures breathability.

OHS guide for government procurement

23 July, 2007

The Australian Safety and Compensation Council has released the publication ‘Guidance on Occupational Health and Safety in Government Procurement’, developed in consultation with Comcare and the Department of Finance and Administration.

Road safety kit

20 June, 2007

A new addition to Extreme Safety's vast product line is the Road Safety Kit. The road is a dangerous place, and this kit which is designed to be a 'must have' for all work and private vehicles.

New GM puts clothing on the HVS agenda

30 March, 2007

Safety sign manufacturer, HVS Services is making occupational health and safety clothing available through its network.

Hybrid hazardous location headlamp

25 January, 2007

The Petzl Duo ATEX L5 headlamp is designed for use in the presence of gases, vapours and mists with a self-ignition temperature of more than 200°C at atmospheric pressure.

Latex: a sensitive issue

25 January, 2007 by Wendy Cramer

The number of people who have an adverse allergic reaction to latex is growing on a daily basis. And while there are synthetic options available, the bad news is that the favourable properties of natural rubber latex have yet to be replicated

Cotton work garments

16 November, 2006

Wearer comfort problems can arise when manufacturers do not apply 'long-term wicking' treatments that tend to wash out easily and in some cases, the fabric is not treated at all. This can result in workers who are reluctant to wear polyester hi-viz garments.

Reducing risks for outdoor workers

13 October, 2006 by Wendy Cramer

The warmer months have arrived, and with them, higher than normal health and safety risks for Australia's many outdoor workers. Safety Solutions speaks with skin protection experts to find out why compliance to protection programs is so poor

Chemical splash suit

14 August, 2006

Chemtech coveralls have been developed in partnership with a world class textile supply company.

Rubber work glove

13 June, 2006

RCR International has added a rubber industrial work glove to its range. The Centaur is a heavy-duty rubber work glove with a seamless cotton liner for comfort.

Heavy-duty hi-vis rain wear

13 June, 2006

The Z40 4-in-1 rainwear jacket is constructed of high visibility waterproof, windproof oxford fabric. The Z40 is fully seam sealed and comes with a removable zip outer liner and a removable padded quilted class D/N high visibility vest. Other features include zip closure with press-stud, storm flap closure and two large external hand warmer/gear pockets. The draw cord storm hood stows away into the collar and can be easily pulled out for extra protection.

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