The wireless iLAS System (intelligent lockdown and alert siren) from Emergency Alert Systems is claimed to be the world’s first scalable, wirelessly remote controlled, wirelessly networked multi-tone alert siren system.
The Trellchem NEO protective garment utilises a laminate material to create a lightweight Level A suit with strength, integrity and chemical resistance. Its chemical barrier is embedded on the inside of the suit material, giving added protection from both abrasion and scratches.
Continuing on from our discussion on the risks associated with working in hot conditions, Part 2 presents guidance from WorkSafe WA on reducing the risk of heat stress and preventing heat illness.
With summer coming on, safety supervisors and workers will soon need to give attention to safely working in hot conditions. Part 1 will consider information from WorkSafe WA on how to assess the risks associated with working in the heat.
In the past, when a safety professional wanted to select or assign a hearing protection device (HPD) for an employee, the data they have historically had available was based on fitting scenarios in a controlled laboratory environment. This information bore little resemblance to the conditions under which workers had to wear HPDs on a daily basis.
Historically, safety footwear was characterised by heavy boots made from thick leather uppers with solid stitching, steel toe-caps and thick, dense soles. There was no such thing as ‘style’ and the only choices you had were black or brown colour and laces or elasticised sides. Fashion was simply covered by your choice of socks and comfort only came into the picture when you took your boots off. But we’ve come a long way since then.
A Melbourne company was fined and convicted recently over a workplace death where it failed to administer first aid to a man who was struck by a forklift and later died.
Safe Work Australia recently launched a publication on overcoming barriers to effective noise control and hearing loss prevention in the workplace.
The Scott Health & Safety ELSA constant-flow escape breathing apparatus is designed for rapid escape from hazardous industrial environments, including marine, mining, industrial and oil and gas, and vehicles transporting a dangerous goods placard load.
The EE210 pedestal-mounted, hand/foot-operated eye wash station flushes hazardous contaminants and skin irritants from workers’ eyes.
The Blundstone 742 Women’s Work Series is a safety jogger designed specifically for women. The shoe features a ‘SAFE-T’ broad fitting Type-1 steel toe-cap and is available in women’s sizes from 6 to 10 and in half sizes from 6.5 to 9.5.