Personal protection equipment

Selecting the best respirator for the task at hand

03 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Safety Equipment Australia Pty Ltd

It can be challenging for workers to wear negative pressure respirators during the entire duration of a work shift.

MSA LUNAR handheld wireless thermal imaging camera

01 April, 2023 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The MSA LUNAR handheld wireless thermal imaging camera enables collaborative search and quicker identification of the best entry point and search location when workers need help.

Puma Safety Heritage footwear range

23 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Trading Downunder

The Puma Safety Heritage range of footwear features a fibreglass toe cap to provide extra toe space and 200 J impact protection.

DU'IT Tough Hands hand cream and moisturiser

23 March, 2023 | Supplied by: DU'IT Skincare

The DU'IT Tough Hands hand cream and moisturiser is designed to help soothe chronically dry, rough, cracked, irritated and calloused hands.

Safety alert issued after worker fatally attacked by dogs

17 March, 2023

Employers have been urged to prioritise worker safety after an electricity meter contractor was fatally attacked by dogs while attending a residential address.

Bomaksan BENCH welding fume extraction system

17 March, 2023 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

Local exhaust ventilation (LEV) has radically evolved as increased awareness around the dangers of welding fume exposure has coincided with major technological advances.

Tait TP9800 P25 Multiband Portable radio

10 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Tait Electronics (Aust) Pty Ltd

Worker safety and productivity across multiple radio networks and frequency bands can be increased with the TP9800 Multiband Portable — a versatile, lightweight and compact radio designed for maximum interoperability.

Sensear helmet mounts

09 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Sensear Pty Ltd

The Sensear rugged, coated stainless steel helmet mounts are designed for harsh environments while allowing more adjustability and comfort for the user.

Hytera GC550 2K Mini Body Camera

08 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Hytera Communications Co. Ltd

Hytera Communications’ GC550 2K Mini Body Camera, designed with intensive attention to ergonomics, can be used to promote workplace transparency and personnel safety for law enforcement and security.

Graphex Infinity safety glove

01 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Private Brands Pty Ltd

The Graphex Infinity safety glove features a hexagonal carbon structure for cut resistance and dexterity for those in the electrical, mining and construction industries.

4 steps to building a smarter and safer construction site

24 February, 2023 | Supplied by: PlanRadar

Construction sites often face a range of potential risks — some of which are obvious, while others remain largely hidden.

Using a smart insole to mitigate workplace slips and falls

16 February, 2023

Researchers have developed a shoe insole that is embedded with pressure and motion sensors, helping to mitigate workplace incidents in real time.

MMF VM100A 9 Channel Human Vibration Analyzer

07 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The MMF VM100A vibration analyser is designed to measure human response to vibrations such as hand-arm vibration and comfort evaluation in whole-body vibration.

Hand injuries at work — what do the statistics say?

27 January, 2023

Workers in any industry or workplace can experience hand injuries — ranging from sprains and strains, to fractures, cuts, open wounds and amputations.

Graphene-enhanced firefighting gear boosts firefighter safety

25 January, 2023

Researchers have found that flame-retardant fabrics woven into firefighters' clothing and masks can reduce rates of injury and mortality among firefighters.

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