Personal protection equipment > Respiratory protection

Silica dust: better respiratory protection is needed

05 November, 2021 by Jon Imms, Global Technical & Product Director, CleanSpace Technology

Silica particles are much smaller than a grain of sand and are harmful to inhale into the lungs, making respiratory protection (powered respirators especially) vital.

CleanSpace Respirators

01 October, 2021

CleanSpace Respirators are positive pressure PAPRs that offer a high level of protection for frontline workers, featuring patented AirSensit technology.

Qld sets deadline for cross-border truck driver vaccination

30 September, 2021

The Queensland Government has introduced new regulations to ensure that all truck drivers and those using a freight pass have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Victorian construction shut down, union condemns violence

24 September, 2021

On 20 September, the Victorian Government shut down construction in key areas, and the CFMMEU has condemned the attack on the CFMEU Victorian Branch Office.

SafeWork NSW carries out compliance blitz to combat COVID

27 August, 2021

SafeWork NSW officers have visited construction sites across Sydney to ensure the implementation of safety measures to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

NSW construction reopens, on-site vaccinations for aged care

12 August, 2021

Construction workers across eight Sydney LGAs can return to work if they meet new vaccination requirements, while the mandatory deadline approaches for aged care.

Long-lasting disinfectant targets COVID-19 on work surfaces

05 August, 2021

A new type of disinfectant, listed by the TGA, is designed for workplaces and other spaces to safeguard against COVID-19 and Influenza A and B for up to 30 days.

COVID-19: Employers face litigation for risking employee safety

19 July, 2021

Industry experts believe that employers face years of litigation for putting the health and safety of their staff at risk, by providing inadequate and cheap PPE.

Maxisafe UniMask Protective Face Shield

07 July, 2021

The RFU837 UniMask protective face shield is lightweight, with a wide vision range and an anti-fog/anti-scratch coating.

Philips HeartStart FRx AED

07 June, 2021

The Philips HeartStart FRx AED is lightweight and durable, and designed to withstand rough handling at extreme temperatures.

CleanSpace Respirators

01 May, 2021

CleanSpace Respirators are designed to offer a high level of protection from airborne contaminants for frontline workers.

Stonemason silicosis: as high as 30% according to a recent report

26 April, 2021 by Bronwyn Crabb, Sales Director Asia Pacific, CleanSpace Technology

A 2020 report, prepared by Monash University in collaboration with WorkSafe Victoria, has concerning statistics about the prevalence of silicosis among Victorian stonemasons.

AWS Working Around Welders campaign

06 April, 2021

AWS has released 'Working Around Welders', a safety campaign that helps protect workers in close proximity to welding fumes.

$1.1bn to support Australian COVID-19 health response

26 March, 2021

An additional $1.1 billion has been invested in Australia's COVID-19 response strategy, with funds to extend aged-care workforce surge support capability.

St John Ambulance G5 and G3 Elite defibrillators

25 March, 2021

St John Ambulance has released two defibrillators featuring audio and visual technology to help first-time users carry out defibrillation correctly.

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