Assistance for Qld's COVID-19 impacted manufacturers23 March, 2020
Queensland is 'ramping up' its assistance to the state's COVID-19 impacted manufacturing sector, the government announced over the weekend.
RGF & Airius PureAir PhotoHydroIonisation cells20 March, 2020
The PureAir PhotoHydroIonisation cells can be retrofitted to air conditioners, to combat 97% of airborne viruses, mould and bacteria.
Powered air respirator campaign promotes welder protection05 March, 2020
Reclassification of welding fume as "Carcinogenic to Humans" has caused an industry rethink and inspired a powered air respirator upgrade campaign.
Radic8 Viruskiller air purifier04 March, 2020
The Radic8 Viruskiller air purifiers are designed for home and commercial use, neutralising airborne contaminants and viruses to provide clean air for customers.
Breathe comfortably01 March, 2020
Within a contaminated environment, comfortably breathing clean, safe air is important for workers' health and workplace morale. With this in mind, 3M has designed a range of disposable respirators using science to increase comfort, breathability and protection.
Black lung does not discriminate on age19 February, 2020
A new video uses the testimonies of coalminers in their 30s and 40s to shatter myths around black lung and urge early health screening for signs of the disease.
State of silica in South Australia10 December, 2019
Earlier this year SafeWork SA undertook a proactive audit program of silica risk among engineered stone workers. We take a look at the newly released report.
CleanSpace Respirators are a breath of fresh air for protection against silica dust02 December, 2019
CleanSpace Respirators are a new PAPR that solve all the problems that can lead to low respirator compliance in the workplace.
2020 Welding Fume Update — The Current State of Play11 November, 2019
If you are involved in the welding industry, the new 2020 Welding Fume Update released by AWS is a must read.
3M Speedglas Heavy-duty Welding Helmet G5-0111 November, 2019
3M's Speedglas Heavy-duty Welding Helmet G5-01 is designed to provide professional welders with comfort, protection and adaptability.
Qualitative vs quantitative fit tests: what’s the difference?06 November, 2019 by Brad Rodgers*
Workers must pass a 'fit test' before being issued tight-fitting respirators. Brad Rodgers differentiates quantitative and qualitative methods.
NSW quarries face inspection under worker dust risk blitz08 October, 2019
NSW quarries are currently being inspected without notice as part of the state's Resources Regulator's blitz on worker dust risks.
Large-scale construction needs to champion health07 October, 2019
British researchers who immersed themselves in construction teams of a large-scale UK project argue for the need to champion health across the sector.
699 lives claimed by mesothelioma in 2018: report reveals20 September, 2019
Asbestos-associated cancer mesothelioma claimed at least 699 Australian lives last year, an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reveals.
Faulty breathing apparatuses discovered in South Coast mine10 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.