An American market research report has found that the US market for advanced protective gear is expected to increase from US$3.3 to US$4.5 billion by 2012.
Western Sydney-based specialist surgeons have come together to create the Hand Injury Centre Hotline.
Steel Blue will officially launch the â€˜Purple Boot Brigadeâ€™ in NSW at the Sydney Safety Show to help raise awareness and much needed funds for breast cancer education.
A new study released on the eve of National Eye Health Week (12-19 August) shows that two thirds of people over 40 who wear glasses are experiencing problems with their eyesight yet many are not doing anything about it
The high-leg safety series combines the technological content of the Rossi motorcycle collection with concealed shin, ankle, metatarsal and toe protection. The upper construction is supplied in a variety of finishes in full grain leathers, for good fit and makes the boot easier to wear all day. Breathable, full-grain cowhide offers abrasion resistance, while the composite Vtex moisture-wicking lining, ensures breathability.
Australian company Sensear, developers of the award-winning electronic earmuffs and earplugs, are launching their products globally with exhibits at the A&A held in Dusseldorf, Germany this September and the National Safety Congress, held in Chicago in October.
Melbourne-based industrial design firm Outerspace Design has received international recognition, winning a bronze International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2007.
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council has released the publication â€˜Guidance on Occupational Health and Safety in Government Procurementâ€™, developed in consultation with Comcare and the Department of Finance and Administration.