Personal protection equipment

Jeminex Group acquires five new businesses

04 April, 2008

The Jeminex Group has acquired five new businesses, taking the number of acquisitions made by the Jeminex Group to 17 and annual revenues to more than $304 million.
 


Industrial gloves

21 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Lynn River Ltd

The Showa Re-Grip gloves are designed for industrial applications such as freight handling, construction, agriculture, waste collection, recycling assembly and glass handling.


Disposable ear plugs

21 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Moldex

The Moldex Pura Fit earplugs are designed with a longer length for easier fitting into the ear and tapered for easy insertion in any size ear canal.


Dermatitis prevention program for workplaces

20 February, 2008 by Amanda Palmer, Occupational Dermatology Research

Occupational contact dermatitis can considerably affect an individual's work situation and quality of life. It can be severe enough for workers to have to give up their chosen career


Online hearing protector selector

07 February, 2008

Howard Leight by Sperian has launched its new global website howardleight.com that offers visitors a 360° experience in hearing protection fit, selection, protection and motivation through a ‘hearing protector selector’, along with information on technology, product and best practices in hearing conservation.


Vibraguard anti-vibration gloves

22 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Ansell

Vibraguard gloves are designed to minimise the risks and effects of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) in the workplace.


Cut-resistant gloves

22 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Dyneema fibres have been approved for use in gloves for the food processing industry. In the highly cut-resistant Tuffshield Evolution gloves from Perfect Fit, a brand of the Bacou-Dalloz group, the ultra strong fibre from DSM is used in a composite yarn which combines level five cut resistance with anti-bacterial performance.


Ear plug

22 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The SMF-30A SmartFit earplug utilises 'conforming material' technology that enables the plug to adapt to the contours of the wearer's ear canal for greater comfort and longer wear time. As it warms up, it takes on the shape of the surrounding ear canal.


Antimicrobial face mask

22 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Skycore

The Virogard protective mask is manufactured from high-quality, non-woven 40 g/m2 material, contoured for an ergonomic and comfortable fit to the face. The masks have been designed to provide a high degree of protection for the wearer from airborne bacteria and viruses, with dual antimicrobial and water-repellent fabric layers.


Uvex-X Ear muffs

22 January, 2008 | Supplied by: UVEX SAFETY AUSTRALIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

The Uvex-X earmuffs are designed for high noise environments, providing an SLC80 rating of class 5, 37 dB.


Jeminex acquires Worksense

20 December, 2007

The Jeminex Group, an Australian provider of industrial components to the resources sector, has recently acquired workwear clothing supply business Worksense for an undisclosed sum.


Low light safety eyewear

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Bolle Australia Pty Ltd

Sidewinder is a lightweight safety spectacle that is now available in an amber lens for use in low light conditions, adding to the range available in clear and smoke lens. All lenses feature 'ALS' anti-fog/anti-scratch coating on both sides of the lens.


Minimising forklift accidents caused by poor eyesight

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Occhio Vision Care

A soft drink bottling warehouse in Melbourne recently had a serious safety issue with one of its forklift drivers who frequently crashed into the corners of pallets while operating his forklift


Hospital bed mover

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: UMS (Urethane & Machinery Supplies Pty Ltd)

The Nu-Star hospital bed mover is a pedestrian-operated electric tug designed to be used wherever beds need to be moved with or without a patient.


General-purpose glove

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Lynn River Ltd

The Glovpro Kevlar sure-grip nitrile palm gloves are general-purpose gloves that provide protection in tough environments and flexibility for comfort.


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