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Mideco Bat Booth 2.0 health and safety system

02 February, 2021

Featuring real-time monitoring of body temperature, Bat Booth2.0 is designed to assist with the safe continuation of essential mining work during COVID-19.

Queensland resources sector responds rapidly to January threat

28 January, 2021

When Greater Brisbane went into lockdown in mid-January, the state's resources sector put a three-day hold on regional travel as a safeguard against the latest "COVID challenge".

NNT Uniforms 5 Pack Re-usable Face Masks

01 November, 2020

Each mask is made of 3 layers of fabric and features adjustable elastic straps with toggle, to ensure the best fit.

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.

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

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.

Colan PAM re-usable antiviral cloth mask

17 August, 2020

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

The 2020 Welding Fume and Respiratory Protection Survey

01 August, 2020

We asked 2,400 welders ten questions based on welding fume and respiratory protection. Their answers will surprise you.

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.

Health and safety organisations call for respirator register

02 July, 2020

Health and safety organisations and the ACTU are calling for the establishment of a national register for approved respirators, to protect Australians' health.

Ensuring a safe welding environment

01 July, 2020

As with the other occupational hazards of welding, employers and employees can minimise the risk of inhaling welding fumes and airborne contaminants by using approved PPE.

Artificial stone silicosis: an escalating international problem

25 June, 2020

Spanish researchers have raised concerns about increased incidences of silicosis and massive pulmonary fibrosis among those who have worked with artificial stone.

Masks against COVID-19: research supports universal adoption

10 June, 2020

Social distancing and face masks reduce the spread of COVID-19 in healthcare settings and the general community, according to a review commissioned by the WHO.

NSW Government secures $1 billion worth of PPE

07 May, 2020

The NSW Government has bought almost $1 billion worth of personal protective equipment, to help health workers battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qld manufacturer helps combat COVID-19 with N95 masks

08 April, 2020

The Queensland Government has provided $1.2 million in financial assistance to Evolve Group, to produce disposable N95 masks in bulk for health workers.

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