A review of scientifically rigorous research found bicycle helmets that met national standards protected against head, brain and facial injuries, according to a new report by QUT.
The temperatures inside motorcycle helmets and headgear can be lowered by using innovative textiles, according to findings by RMIT University's scientist Dr Sinnappoo Kanesalingam.
Altro XpressLay is an adhesive-free safety floor suitable for temporary installations such as exhibitions or portables, and hospitality and retail businesses. There is no need to wait for the adhesive to cure and the floor can be directly laid over problem wet areas.
SolarPro is photochromic protective eyewear designed for workers who are required to move between indoor and outdoor environments. Unlike protective eyewear which uses standard lenses, photochromic lenses automatically adjust to changing light conditions and are engineered to switch from a clear lens to a grey lens when exposed to UV light, eliminating the need for workers to carry a separate pair of safety glasses for outdoor use.
PSG has added five medium-impact non-conductive frames to its range of prescription safety glasses. The eyewear is AS/NZS 1337.6:2007 certified and compliant.
3M has released three Speedglas welding shields: the 9100 Air (respiratory) welding shield, the 9100 FX (flip-up) welding shield and the 9100 FX Air (flip-up/respiratory) welding shield.
The TZ-23 personal safety system provides real-time visibility of the location and identification of remote work teams, giving emergency response procedures precise location accuracy using 3G wireless technology.
Safety switches are widely recognised as vital to making electrical systems in business and residential premises all over the world. In recent years, safety switches have been mandated by the Wiring Rules for inclusion in all new electrical installations in Australia. But what about existing electrical systems - shouldn’t they be mandated to be equipped with safety switches as well?