Personal protection equipment

Narva Geomax LED strobe range

11 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Brown & Watson International

Narva's range of Geomax LED strobe lights features four flash patterns, a die-cast aluminium base and a polycarbonate lens.

State of silica in South Australia

10 December, 2019

Earlier this year SafeWork SA undertook a proactive audit program of silica risk among engineered stone workers. We take a look at the newly released report.

Vanguard Wireless IoT cellular nurse call unit

02 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Vanguard Wireless Pty Ltd

Vanguard Wireless' IoT cellular nurse call unit is designed for use in workspaces where a standard wireless nurse call system may not be suitable.

3M Speedglas Heavy-duty Welding Helmet G5-01

11 November, 2019 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

3M's Speedglas Heavy-duty Welding Helmet G5-01 is designed to provide professional welders with comfort, protection and adaptability.

Qualitative vs quantitative fit tests: what’s the difference?

06 November, 2019 by Brad Rodgers* | Supplied by: Paramount Safety

Workers must pass a 'fit test' before being issued tight-fitting respirators. Brad Rodgers differentiates quantitative and qualitative methods.

There's no 'healthy tan' in construction

04 November, 2019

With summer less than one month away, British research out this year suggests that construction workers are putting their health at risk for the sake of a tan.

ACR Electronics SM-3 Automatic Buoy Marker Light

23 October, 2019 | Supplied by: ACR Electronics

ACR Electronics' SM-3 Automatic Buoy Marker Light is a high-intensity LED strobe that can highlight a man-overboard site.

NSW quarries face inspection under worker dust risk blitz

08 October, 2019

NSW quarries are currently being inspected without notice as part of the state's Resources Regulator's blitz on worker dust risks.

Large-scale construction needs to champion health

07 October, 2019

British researchers who immersed themselves in construction teams of a large-scale UK project argue for the need to champion health across the sector.

Profound Vibra Cloud Vibration Logger

01 October, 2019 | Supplied by: TechRentals

Profound's Vibra Cloud Vibration Logger is suitable for use in the construction industry.

699 lives claimed by mesothelioma in 2018: report reveals

20 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Asbestos-associated cancer mesothelioma claimed at least 699 Australian lives last year, an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reveals.

Mining industries: hearing loss prevalance and risk

11 September, 2019 | Supplied by: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

New research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health finds that 1 in 3 workers are affected by hearing loss in some mining industries.

TSI AMI520i Sidepak personal aerosol monitor

10 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Kenelec Scientific Pty Ltd

TSI's AMI520i Sidepak is a wearable instrument that monitors workers' respirable dust and fume exposure in real time.

Faulty breathing apparatuses discovered in South Coast mine

10 September, 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has contacted a breathing appratus supplier and its recipient mines after defective units were identified in a South Coast coalmine.

How to improve workplace eye safety

01 September, 2019 | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

Workplace safety is more than just hard hats and steel capped boots. Protecting workers' eyes is critical for their health, safety and quality of life.

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