Personal protection equipment

Safety lenses

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Eyres Safety Optics Pty Ltd

The Eyres Anti-Reflective Technology (ART) Weather Brown (WB) lens collection features a tinting and coating process designed to reduce glare from indoor or outdoor light reflecting from the lens itself.

Ear muffs

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Wrights Hardware Pty Ltd

The Dewalt Interceptor earmuffs have a claimed noise reduction rating of 29 to provide maximum hearing protection for wearers.

Oliver Footwear Caustic-resistant boot

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Oliver Footwear

The Lace Up Mid Cut Caustic Resistant boot features a caustic and water-resistant leather upper. The Comfortcushion PU/Poron Impact Absorption System reduces leg and lower back fatigue.

Earplug attenuation analysis

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Howard Leight VeriPRO system measures real-world attenuation of unmodified earplugs and can be used as a means to improve individual employee training and enhance the overall effectiveness of hearing conservation programs. The technology enables safety managers to ensure employees are getting the most out of their hearing protection devices.

Hand cleanser

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Pryme Australia Pty Ltd

Stoko Blueforce is a solvent-free, industrial strength hand cleaner which contains no scrubbing particles. It has good skin compatibility and is effective against common industrial grease, oil, mineral oil, lubricating oil, graphite and metal dust, making it suitable for medium- to heavy-duty cleansing applications.

Lightweight safety glasses

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Wrights Hardware Pty Ltd

The DeWalt Reinforcer safety glasses are designed to be lightweight for comfortable long-term use in a wide variety of applications.

High safety boots

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Blundstone Australia Pty Ltd

The Brute Chestnut High Leg Boot features a chestnut water-resistant full-grain leather upper, a polyether PU footbed and lace hooks above the ankle for fast lacing.

SCBA carrying system

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Wormald Australia

The Wormald ACS (advanced carrying system) has been developed to provide a safer and more ergonomic means to carry SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) in industrial and fire environments.

On Site Safety 304 Links prescription safety eyewear

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Australian Supreme Import

The On Site Safety 304 Links safety eyewear offers a safety solution for people wearing prescription spectacles and safety glasses.

Single-piece safety glasses

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Bolle Australia Pty Ltd

Mamba safety glasses are constructed as a single-piece, dual-material spectacle with polycarbonate frame front and co-moulded temple arms, and weigh 24 g.

Real-time noise monitoring

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Sonomax Australia Pty Ltd

The SoundEar Pro continuous noise monitoring system has been revised to include wireless connectivity to enable up to 10 wireless sound level meters to communicate in real time with the host software running on a PC or laptop computer. The system can become an educational tool to enhance a company’s hearing conservation program.

Welding shield

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

The 3M Speedglas 9100 series has been released to provide improved features and usability to the existing Speedglas 9000 series of welding shields.

Honeywell Safety eyewear

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Sperian has launched a range of safety protection eyewear. The first in the series, the Ignite eyewear, are frameless lenses with sporty lines. Offering comfort, protection and style in a lightweight, sleek, frameless design, the Ignite also features dual nine-base, wraparound unilenses to deliver close eye coverage and safety.

$73K fine for hot metal burns

08 October, 2008

Adelaide galvanised steel firm Korvest has pleaded guilty and been fined $73,000 over two incidents in 2006 when six employees suffered burns from molten metal.

Union seeks recall of contaminated uniforms

23 September, 2008

Energy supplier Ergon Energy has been asked to recall 14,000 possibly contaminated uniforms, after some workers suffered rashes and itching and others were caused to vomit by fumes the clothing emitted when ironed.

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