Personal protection equipment

Occupational asthma rates could be vastly under-reported

20 October, 2017

Occupation-related asthma accounts for at least 200 workers compensation claims every year, but it is thought that the illness is vastly under-reported.

uvex sponsors safety spectacles at APRC


uvex safety Australia will be an associate sponsor at the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference (APRC).

Cancer risk heightened by exposure to silica dust

16 October, 2017

Tradies need to be more aware of cancer risks stemming from silica dust exposure, according to Cancer Council Australia.

Why enforcing maximum working temperatures isn't always the answer

04 October, 2017 | Supplied by: THORZT

Enforcing a maximum temperature for safe work is not sufficient on its own to prevent heat stress and dehydration risks, according to Safe Work Australia.

Big Ass Fans Powerfoil X3.0. industrial fan

01 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Big Ass Fans Australia Pty Ltd

The Powerfoil X3.0. is Big Ass Fans' biggest, strongest and most durable industrial fan.

Scott Safety AVIVA half-mask respirator

01 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Scott Safety

AVIVA is a half-mask from Scott Safety.

Andatech BodyCam body camera

25 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Andatech Pty Ltd

The Andatech BodyCam body camera (professional model) is built with the police and law enforcement in mind.

Industrial Scientific iNet Now worker monitoring software

25 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The Industrial Scientific iNet Now live monitoring software enables real-time monitoring of worker location, environment and status.

Well-fitted respirators encourage regular PPE use

25 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Scott Safety

Every year, thousands of workers experience breathing or lung problems related to poorly fitted respiratory equipment.

Beat the heat with Big Ass Fans

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Big Ass Fans Australia Pty Ltd

Heat stress is Australia's most fatal natural disaster, killing more people than all other natural disasters combined.

3M E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

The E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System is based on field microphone-in-real ear technology, a quantitative and fully objective method to test the actual protection workers receive from their hearing protectors.

3M Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

The Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC has a streamlined profile, with high-performing Speedglas TrueView optics and a head harness made for increased comfort.

WorkSafe initiative promotes cleaner air for concrete workers

01 September, 2017

The risks posed by airborne hazards at work have been identified for precast concrete companies in New Zealand.

Noisy offices could be putting employees at risk

24 August, 2017

Hearing loss is not the only detrimental side effect of a noisy workplace.

Staying safe around welding fume

01 August, 2017 by David Chippendale, Marketing Manager, AWS and Terry Gorman, Senior Occupational Hygienist and Technical Specialist, 3M’s Personal Safety Division | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

There are a number of things that workers can do to reduces the health hazards caused by welding fume.

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