Personal protection equipment

Arc flash head protection

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Mercury Fire Safety

The Paulson ArcShield protects the face of a worker in hazardous electrical environments from radiation from an electrical arc flash.


Australian hearing technology wins SVASE award

27 June, 2008

Australian hearing technology leader Sensear has been named one of the world’s most promising new companies at Launch: Silicon Valley 2008, held by The Silicon Valley Association of Start-up Entrepreneurs (SVASE) and hosted by Microsoft at their Silicon Valley campus in California.


Union program to fight asbestos

18 June, 2008

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) has organised what is claimed to be the largest asbestos survey and research program to ever be undertaken at a single work site in Australia.


Overwhelming success for health initiative

19 May, 2008

The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) has received an overwhelming response to its health initiative for the building and construction industry.


The Next Big Thing finalists on show

12 May, 2008

Finalists from a national competition to seek out the ‘next big thing’ will have their innovations on show  in a free exhibition at the Melbourne Museum for a week, starting this Wednesday 14 May.    


The hidden workplace death toll

28 April, 2008

Australia’s official workplace death toll — between 200 and 300 per year — could be just the tip of the iceberg, according to the Safety Institute of Australia.


CE program launched for PPE

24 April, 2008

SAI Global has unveiled its CE certification program for personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Safety in Action exhibition in Melbourne.


Personal cooling vests

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: OTB Products Pty Ltd

The Cool Zone Pro range of cooling vests and jackets is designed to give up to four hours of safe body temperature management with anatomically designed 'optimum' temperature cooling.


Respirator fit kit

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Scott Safety

The Bitrex fit test kit is a respirator fit testing system which uses the harmless bitter taste of Bitrex to determine if a respirator is properly fitted to a user or not.


Warning for outdoor workers about skin cancer

04 April, 2008

New figures published by The Cancer Council Victoria in 2008 show that the number of Victorians affected by melanoma is at the highest level ever.


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.
 


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.


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.


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.


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