The warmer months have arrived, and with them, higher than normal health and safety risks for Australia's many outdoor workers. Safety Solutions speaks with skin protection experts to find out why compliance to protection programs is so poor
The Sigma 2 is a first-breath activated, positive pressure, self-contained breathing apparatus. The heart of the Sigma 2 set is a reliable two-stage pneumatic system comprising a positive pressure demand valve, first stage pressure-reducing valve, cylinder connector assembly, shoulder-mounted combined pressure indicator and warning whistle.
The Australasian Podiatry Council (APodC) has partnered with Steel Blue to promote workplace foot safety as part of Foot Health Week, which will run from 8-14 October.
T-Boots has upgraded its range of men's safety boots with the VR series.It incorporates the traditional T-Boots 'no squeeze fit' last with modern shoe-making features. Strobel construction, four-part footbed, shock-absorbing ultrasoft midsole with hard wearing slip-resistant PU outsole are standard for all styles in the series. Selected styles have padded collars and tongues with antibacterial, moisture wicking linings.
Pro-Val shoe and boot covers provide a barrier between footwear and the environment. They keep floors clean from contamination with no need to remove street footwear. They also keep the wearers, footwear and clothing clean, dry and protected from any contaminants that they may come into contact with.
The Z40 4-in-1 rainwear jacket is constructed of high visibility waterproof, windproof oxford fabric. The Z40 is fully seam sealed and comes with a removable zip outer liner and a removable padded quilted class D/N high visibility vest. Other features include zip closure with press-stud, storm flap closure and two large external hand warmer/gear pockets. The draw cord storm hood stows away into the collar and can be easily pulled out for extra protection.
The Howard Leight LS-400 Leight Source earplug dispenser is built out of durable plastic and designed for wall mounting or tabletop use. It provides an easy and convenient way for workers to access hearing protectors. In addition, purchasing bulk dispenser refills eliminates packaging waste.
Hard Yakka Legends Workwear is made of heavy-duty 100% cotton Duck Weave and reinforced with abrasion-resistant Cordura, which means that the fabric is twice as durable as regular workwear and some of the strongest ever fashioned into workwear.