Personal protection equipment

DuPont Proshield 10 protective clothing

19 September, 2011 | Supplied by: DuPont Australia Pty Ltd

The DuPont Proshield 10 protective clothing solution complements the Tyvek and Tychem product portfolios. It provides protection against type 5 and 6 exposures.

DuPont Tychem TK chemical barrier

14 September, 2011 | Supplied by: DuPont Australia Pty Ltd

The Tychem TK chemical barrier can be used for protection against toxic, corrosive gases, liquids and solid chemicals. The high-performance chemical barrier fabric is suitable for industrial, HazMat and domestic preparedness applications. The barrier offers protection over a wide range of chemicals.

PPE guidelines for electrical workers

24 August, 2011 | Supplied by: Elliott Australia Pty Ltd

Guidelines on PPE to be worn by electrical workers are detailed in AS/NZS 4863:2011.

Put a safe foot forward

24 August, 2011 by Nicolas Gronier, Product Manager, KingGee | Supplied by: KingGee

Smelly painful feet, skin rashes, ingrown toe nails, hammer toes and postural deformities are just a few of the many problems experienced by tradesmen wearing uncomfortable or ill-fitting boots on the job site. What most tradesmen don’t realise is that by not wearing safe and supportive work boots, they are not only jeopardising their safety when at work but also the longevity of their careers.

Are you wearing the right PPE?

24 August, 2011 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

According to WorkSafe Victoria, from 1985 to 2008, over $19 billion was paid out in workers compensations claims as a result of injuries sustained in the workplace. And with over 29,000 cases of workplace injuries reported in Victoria in 2007/08 alone, it is little wonder that employers are continually reassessing their OHS standards and requirements to create a safer working environment.

DuPont Tychem ThermoPro triple-hazard single-layer protective suit

17 August, 2011 | Supplied by: DuPont Australia Pty Ltd

The Tychem ThermoPro single-layer suit can be used as triple-hazard protective clothing by emergency responders and industrial workers.

Steel Blue Lifestyle footwear range

02 August, 2011 | Supplied by: Steel Blue

The Lifestyle range has been specifically designed for users who require comfortable, durable and safe footwear with the added benefits of sleek design and flexibility.

New ISO standard improves protective clothing for agricultural farmers and workers using pesticides

01 August, 2011

The new ISO 27065:2011, 'Protective clothing - performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying liquid pesticides', addresses the protection of farmers and workers mainly during the application phase of handling pesticides, i.e. the work phase where most operator contamination occurs.

King Gee work boots

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: KingGee

King Gee has revamped its line of work boots after detecting Australian tradies were experiencing pain and discomfort from safety footwear.

Oliver Footwear Kings safety and industrial footwear

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Oliver Footwear

The Kings range of footwear is the entry-level or mass market range of safety and industrial footwear created for the Australian market.

Sperian eyewash solution

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Sperian’s personal eyewash solution is available in a 473 or a 946 mL bottle, as well as a single wall-mount station or double wall-mount station for the 946 mL bottle.

BOC Umatta safety goggle

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

BOC’s Umatta safety goggle offers wraparound protection without compromising the panoramic vision of its user through the use of a blue nylon elastic strap and a soft, flexible PVC frame.

Sperian Porta Stream II eyewash station

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Sperian Porta Stream II is an emergency eyewash station that offers portability and 15 min of uninterrupted flushing - without costly plumbing.

Exair air knife systems

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

Exair’s family of air knives (super air knife, standard air knife, and full-flow air knife) has met the rigorous safety, health and environmental standards of the European Union in order to attain the CE mark.

Applied Infrared Sensing Tavor collision avoidance technology

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Applied Infrared Sensing

Tavor, collision avoidance technology, can be easily installed on heavy machinery and is created to work reliably in harsh operating conditions including strong shock and vibration, high temperature, rain and dust. Originally designed for military armoured vehicles, the system, manufactured by Opgal (Israel), is based on thermal imaging technology.

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