The number of people who have an adverse allergic reaction to latex is growing on a daily basis. And while there are synthetic options available, the bad news is that the favourable properties of natural rubber latex have yet to be replicated
Wearer comfort problems can arise when manufacturers do not apply 'long-term wicking' treatments that tend to wash out easily and in some cases, the fabric is not treated at all. This can result in workers who are reluctant to wear polyester hi-viz garments.
There are so many varieties of safety shoes and boots now available, it's becoming a challenge to match the right shoe to the job. We take a look at the different safety ratings and what features are the most important when it comes to shoe choice
The Impacto Bubble Glove is the company's latest addition to its anti-vibration product line. The second-generation air glove features the air bladder technology developed specifically for use in gloves to reduce vibration energy being transmitted into the hands.
The Sabre ELSA provides breathable air and is designed to aid escape from hazardous atmospheres such as fires or asphyxiating fumes which could arise in industrial and chemical plants, mines or oil and gas installations.
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.