Personal protection equipment

Howard Leight by Sperian’s QuietDose personal hearing dosimeter

08 December, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Howard Leight by Sperian’s QuietDose is claimed to be the only personal dosimeter that measures and records a worker’s actual in-ear exposure to noise over an entire work shift.


uvex variomatic transition lenses

08 December, 2010 | Supplied by: UVEX SAFETY AUSTRALIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

The uvex variomatic lens automatically and quickly adapts to variations in light conditions. The transitioning nature of the lenses gives them the ability to darken in sunlight within 10 s when exposed to UV rays. In darker surroundings the lenses return completely to their original state after approximately 30 s. It is claimed that no other coating switches this quickly.


Take the stress out of hot work this summer

06 December, 2010

A supplier of industrial and safety equipment has issued a warning to people who work in hot conditions to be vigilant against the increased risk of heat-related hazards over summer.


Scott Health & Safety Protector R1 ReadyPak air-purifying safety range

01 December, 2010 | Supplied by: Scott Safety

With a half-face respirator (medium) and a pair of R1 filters, sealed and ready to transport and store when required, the Protector R1 ReadyPak is available with three different filter options.


Oliver Footwear AT 65-691 350 mm lace-up mining boot with metatarsal guard

29 November, 2010 | Supplied by: Oliver Footwear

The AT 65-691 350 mm lace-up mining boot includes the Poron XRD metatarsal guard that is comfortable, flexible and lightweight and frees the wearer of traditional rigid and bulky guards. Poron XRD creates a protective shield that absorbs up to 90% of the most intense force.


Heat stress - the risks and costs of blurred vision

26 November, 2010 | Supplied by: Vision Safe

Working in hot or humid conditions calls for appropriate sweat management programs to ensure workers don’t have to contend with obscured vision or eye irritation from sweat.


Making safety garments even more protective

29 October, 2010 by Paul Stathis

There are many categories of safety garments available in the Australian marketplace, designed to protect workers in any number of ways. We can get safety garments that are ‘hi-vis’, weatherproof, thermally insulated, fire-retardant, breathable, fully sealed, heavy-weight cotton drill, and the list goes on. However, there are some common work environments where the level of protection afforded by these ‘general’ levels of protection is not enough.


GPS a false economy in truck-driver-fatigue management

25 October, 2010

A fatigue-monitoring company has questioned the effectiveness of GPSs as a tool for curbing fatigue-related accidents in Australia's transport industry.


Hand-protection standards - what do they mean?

25 October, 2010 by Jérôme Feuvrier, Ansell

Safety standards for gloves have proved to be a valuable guide for ensuring worker hand protection.


Diplomat Blades HexArmor protection and Klever safety cutters

29 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Diplomat Blades Aust Pty Ltd

Diplomat has announced its extended range of Klever safety cutters and HexArmor hand, arm and body protection.


Providing flame and cut protection for construction workers

29 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Ansell

The Entire Group was established in 1985 to provide a fully coordinated design, supply, installation and maintenance service for a wide range of clients within the building and construction industries for numerous services that include all facets of fire protection, mechanical services, air-conditioning, process, piping fabrication and electrical services.


Fanquip Coolpower 650 misting fan

28 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Fanquip

The Coolpower 650 misting fan has an air volume output of 138 m3/min and a spray-effective distance of up to 10 m to rapidly cool working environments such as production lines and commercial premises.


Sperian Millennia Sport safety eyewear

28 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Millennia Sport range of safety eyewear features a stylish design and offers wearers a balanced fit and visual comfort while providing good visual protection against a wide range of hazards.


Wireless Access Solutions Trackzone ZRX 8-channel M-DVR system

28 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Wireless Access Solutions

The Trackzone ZRX 8-channel mobile digital video recording (M-DVR) system can improve driver safety in public-transport vehicles, by providing employees working after hours with direct access to their operations centre 24/7.


Sperian Millennia Sport safety eyewear

28 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Millennia Sport range of safety eyewear features a stylish design and offers wearers a balanced fit and visual comfort while providing good visual protection against a wide range of hazards.


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