A PPE survey reveals that insufficient information is being provided by manufacturers to help safety professionals and workers make the right choices about the appropriate PPE needed for different jobs in the construction industry.
An online education campaign was launched by the ‘The Purple Boot Brigade’ to raise awareness of the Breast Cancer Foundation.
WorkSafe WA issues a timely reminder of the dangers of skin cancer for workers and to use appropriate protection. It also reminds employers of their duty of care to provide adequate protection from the sun for their workers.
The Alerts emergency response telephone system requires just one phone call to connect to an emergency team automatically, regardless of where they are. The system has been designed for the needs of industries in flood-prone areas such as mines, quarries, forestry, agricultural and construction.
The Scott PPE Hygienic Wipes can be used to hygienically clean and remove grease from any non-porous surface including safety helmets, protective eyewear, face shields, respirators, hearing protectors and other personal protective equipment.
Auniversal personal decontamination system for almost any toxic or hazardous chemical is close to being developed by researchers in the US for use in industrial and military applications.
3M plans to complete the integration of Aearo Technologies into its safety business as of 1 January 2009.