Personal protection equipment

Emergency life support apparatus

19 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.wormald.com.au

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.


Anti-viral/bacterial protective face mask

19 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.exitkits.com.au

The Virogard personal protective mask is an Australian innovation in PPE. As well as killing viruses and bacteria, it can be machine washed or autoclaved and re-used up to 20 times.


Detectable, reusable earplugs

19 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.bacou-dalloz.com/

The reusable SmartFit line of earplugs has been extended to include two detectable versions and one with a cotton fibre cord.


Reducing risks for outdoor workers

13 October, 2006 by Wendy Cramer

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


Self-contained breathing apparatus

18 September, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.wormald.com.au

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.


Emergency escape fire mask

18 September, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.exitkits.com.au

The PAL-30 Protect-A-Life Emergency Escape Fire Mask provides 30 minutes escape time in the event of a fire or smoke emergency.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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