Personal protection equipment > Respiratory protection

TSI AMI520i Sidepak personal aerosol monitor

10 September, 2019

TSI's AMI520i Sidepak is a wearable instrument that monitors workers' respirable dust and fume exposure in real time.


Faulty breathing apparatuses discovered in South Coast mine

10 September, 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has contacted a breathing appratus supplier and its recipient mines after defective units were identified in a South Coast coalmine.


3M Secure Click Half Mask Reusable Respirator

02 July, 2019

3M's Secure Click Half Mask Reusable Respirator helps protect workers from a variety of gases and vapours when used with approved associated filters and cartridges.


Coalmine workers urged to get health checks

27 May, 2019

Coalmine workers are being urged to get regular health checks after investigation into the source of an ex-fitter's mixed dust disease comes up empty.


Sundström SR570 protective face shield with breathing air

01 September, 2018

The Sundström SR570 protective face shield with breathing air, available from Safety Equipment Australia, is a face shield for use with either Sundström’s Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or with supplied air.


RPB Z4 Welding Respirator

01 September, 2018

The RPB Z4 Welding Respirator weighs only 805 g including ADF lens and cape.


Sickness caused by exposure to common chemicals

03 July, 2018

More than half of Australians with chemical sensitivities lost work days or a job in the past year due to illness from fragranced products in the workplace.


Preventing the dangers of silica dust

22 June, 2018

Exposure to silica dust in the workplace is causing a resurgence of the fatal lung disease known as silicosis.


Lung screening unit visits at-risk regional workers

22 May, 2018

A mobile respiratory screening service provided by icare has visited Nowra workers who are exposed to hazardous substances such as asbestos.


Respiratory protection

07 May, 2018

Human lungs have evolved over thousands of years to deal with naturally occurring levels of particles — such as dusts, pollens, small pieces of vegetation and seeds.


Sundström SR700 Particle Powered Air-Purifying Particle Respirator

27 April, 2018

Sundström's SR700 lightweight Particle Powered Air-Purifying Particle Respirator is suitable for dusty demolition work.


Mitigating the health risks of air pollution

24 January, 2018

Current data gaps are making it difficult for governments to accurately model and mitigate the health dangers of air pollution, according to new research.


Creating cleaner air for workers

30 November, 2017

A clean air project is designed to improve the safety of workers exposed to methane contaminated air.


Emergency breathing devices deemed unsafe

24 November, 2017

Workplaces have been advised to immediately remove unsafe emergency escape breathing devices from vehicles and buildings.


HEMCO enclosures 

14 November, 2017

HEMCO enclosures are designed to isolate distillation apparatus, HPLC equipment, sample weighing, high-throughput screening, powders handling and other lab automated processes by providing exhaust air systems or HEPA filtered clean workstations.


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