The risks posed by airborne hazards at work have been identified for precast concrete companies in New Zealand.
Hearing loss is not the only detrimental side effect of a noisy workplace.
There are a number of things that workers can do to reduces the health hazards caused by welding fume.
The GasAlertMax XT II from BW Technologies is a compact multigas detector for personal protection against flammable, toxic and oxygen gas hazards.
The Blackline Safety G7x is suitable for workers (especially lone workers) who need a reliable portable device that confidently accounts for their wellbeing and real-time location. It has wireless connections to rescue personnel should a gas leak, injury or health event occur.
Community and police officer safety may be improved as Motorola Solutions and artificial intelligence company Neurala work together to develop intelligent cameras.
There are calls for better safety and monitoring technology to be implemented within the NSW mental health system.
The Honeywell Howard Leight Sync Wireless protective earmuffs integrate Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing workers to talk on the phone, connect with co-workers, get instructions and perform tasks without sacrificing hearing protection in noisy or dangerously loud environments.
Noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace is the focus of a leadership challenge fundraiser by the National Foundation for the Deaf in New Zealand.