Personal protection equipment

Silica dust: better respiratory protection is needed

05 November, 2021 by Jon Imms, Global Technical & Product Director, CleanSpace Technology | Supplied by: CleanSpace Technology Pty Ltd

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.


Coverall selection: handling harmful substances

01 November, 2021 by Drew Dauncey, Technical Safety Specialist, Blackwoods | Supplied by: Blackwoods

It can be difficult to determine which type of coverall is right for harmful chemicals and substances protection. However, there are protective standards in place.


Sun glare: protecting yourself on the road

18 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Blackwoods

Sun glare can strike a driver unexpectedly at any time. If you prepare yourself and your vehicle, you'll have the best chance of staying safe.


US study highlights importance of hearing protection in workplace safety

14 October, 2021 | Supplied by: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

A study conducted in the United States has found that over half of noise-exposed workers do not use hearing protection when exposed to workplace noise.


CleanSpace Respirators

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: CleanSpace Technology Pty Ltd

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


Ninja Maxim EVOLUTION General Purpose Gloves

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Bunzl Safety

The Ninja Maxim EVOLUTION General Purpose Gloves feature a durable and lightweight inner liner that provides comfort and wicks moisture away.


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.


PPE provider partners to protect those who protect our oceans

28 September, 2021 | Supplied by: UVEX SAFETY AUSTRALIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

uvex safety has partnered with Seabin, offering its range of personal protective equipment to help monitor the health of our waterways.


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.


Commute plan uses tech to keep Queensland miners COVIDSafe

16 September, 2021 | Supplied by: JESI Management Solutions Pty Ltd

Remote worker management company JESI, in partnership with Microsoft Australia and METS Ignited, has launched the 'Resources COVID Safe Commute Plan'.


SoterTask risk assessment software

09 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Soter Analytics

SoterTask is an AI-driven visual processing product that serves as an impartial observer when performing task risk assessments.


Newcrest Mining fined $105K after worker attacked by dingoes

07 September, 2021

A West Australian mining company has been fined after an employee was attacked by dingoes while working at its Pilbara mine site.


Fever screening kiosks to enhance workplace safety

03 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Elenium Automation

Designed in Melbourne, the screening kiosks will offer automated, touchless and accurate health screening for entry into facilities, along with temperature checking.


Ninja Celsius Ice cold-resistant glove

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Bunzl Safety

The Ninja Celsius Ice cold-resistant glove provides thermal protection and liquid resistance for a range of cold applications.


Partnership sees wearable AI tech used to boost worker safety

30 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Soter Analytics

A new collaboration has seen wearable AI technology used to personalise the safety of individual workers for proactive injury management.


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