Personal protection equipment

Partnership for foot safety

24 August, 2006

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.


Chemical splash suit

14 August, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.elliottaustralia.com

Chemtech coveralls have been developed in partnership with a world class textile supply company.


Shock-absorbing boots

14 August, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.tboots.com.au

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.


Boot covers

13 July, 2006 | Supplied by: RCR International Pty Ltd

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.


Earplug dispenser

13 June, 2006 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

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.


Rubber work glove

13 June, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.rcr.com.au

RCR International has added a rubber industrial work glove to its range. The Centaur is a heavy-duty rubber work glove with a seamless cotton liner for comfort.


Heavy-duty hi-vis rain wear

13 June, 2006 | Supplied by: Elliott Australia Pty Ltd

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.


Workwear

11 May, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.yakka.com.au

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.


Protective single-layer suit

11 May, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.personalprotection.ap.dupont.com/

DuPont have created a single-layer suit that helps protect against flash fires and chemicals - Tychem ThermoPro.


Scope Rx-1 safety glasses

15 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Prescription Safety Glasses

Prescription Safety Glasses has released the Scope Rx-1 safety glasses.


Work boots

15 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Bata Shoe Company of Australia

Designed with attention to details and wearer comfort and design, the Spirit range of safety shoes is not only made to look good but also has built-in features to meet the demands of today's workforce.


Kneeling mats

13 February, 2006 | Supplied by: Pall Mall Manufacturing Co

Designed to take the pain out of kneeling, the Knee-Ease Kneeling Mat is useful for anyone working at ground level. This covers a wide variety of jobs from carpet layers to electricians, from plumbers to horticulturists.


Applying customisation technology to hearing protection

07 February, 2006 by Kevin Joyce, Operations Manager, Sonomax | Supplied by: Sonomax Australia Pty Ltd

Why with a world full of available hearing protection do we still have millions of people losing their hearing? Noise in the workplace has been designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the world's single largest occupational health problem


Twin filter, half mask respirator

18 January, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.scottint.com/

Scott Health & Safety announces the launch of the new Profile² advanced, twin filter, half mask respirator. Developed from Scott's proven half mask technology, the Profile² provides high levels of comfort and exceptionally low breathing resistance. Design focussed on simple maintenance and low through-life costs.


Fire-rated sock

15 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Wilderness Wear

The Wilderness Wear fire-rated sock has been designed using a three-layer construction method.


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