Personal protection equipment > Respiratory protection

Automated robotic production sets new benchmark for respirator safety

30 March, 2016

Manufacturer Scott Safety has injected significant investment into the latest robotic technology to eliminate 'human error' in producing its respirator filters, which provide protection against hazardous substances like asbestos.

Too hip to be safe?

02 October, 2015

The latest hipster trend that is sweeping across the country is popularising facial hair of any kind. And while this may be positive news for beard barbers, it also presents a safety risk that must be remembered by hipsters who require respiratory equipment in the workplace.

Cloth masks - dangerous to your health?

29 April, 2015 by Dan Wheelahan

The use of cloth masks by healthcare workers may actually put them at increased risk of respiratory illness and viral infections and their global use should be discouraged, according to a UNSW study.

Sundström SR500 powered air-purifying respirator

23 March, 2015

The Sundström PAPR (powered air-purifying respirator) has been improved with a boosted performance now available.

Sundström SR200 full face respirator

01 October, 2014

The Sundström SR200 full face respirator now features the air-deflecting, pre-filter holder that has given a fresh look to the company's half-mask respirators.

Scott Safety ProPak self-contained breathing apparatus

30 September, 2014

Scott Safety's ProPak self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) combines a low-maintenance pneumatics system with a comfortable, sculptured rigid backplate to improve wearer comfort. The breathing apparatus consists of a rigid, glass-reinforced frame incorporating a rescue/carry handle along with a flame-resistant webbing harness.

3M Aura particulate respirator 9422+

22 September, 2014

3M has developed the Aura particulate respirator 9422+ for the food and beverage industry.

3M respirator kits for asbestos fibres and dust protection

26 August, 2014

With its four new kits, 3M provides a convenient respiratory solution for tasks involving asbestos.

Mining site implements PPE to maintain compliance and productivity

15 August, 2014

Queensland Nickel illustrates the challenges large industrial sites have when protecting their staff from hazardous airborne contaminants in the workplace.

Sundström SR100 half face mask

17 July, 2014

The Sundström SR100 half face respirator is now available in three sizes, making it suitable for most head shapes and facial features.

Sundström PAPRs respirator with IP ratings

26 June, 2014

Sundström fan-driven respirators have now been issued with IP ratings.

PAFtec CleanSpace2 Soft Silicone Masks

29 May, 2014

PAFtec Australia has developed a range of soft silicone face pieces for its CleanSpace2 Powered Respirator System.

Honeywell respirator kits

22 May, 2014

The Honeywell Respirator Kits are designed to take the hassle out of selecting, transporting and storing respirators, along with filter and cleaning wipes.

3M Speedglas Adflo powered air respirator

20 May, 2014

The 3M Adflo powered air purifying respirator (PAPR), designed specifically for welders, has now been upgraded to deliver added features and improved performance.

Safety Equipment Australia SpiroCART three-way manifold

16 May, 2014

The SpiroCart manifold allows the user to manage bottled breathing air without any permanent modifications to the equipment.

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