Personal protection equipment

Lightweight safety glasses

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Wrights Hardware Pty Ltd

The DeWalt Reinforcer safety glasses are designed to be lightweight for comfortable long-term use in a wide variety of applications.


Ear muffs

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Wrights Hardware Pty Ltd

The Dewalt Interceptor earmuffs have a claimed noise reduction rating of 29 to provide maximum hearing protection for wearers.


High safety boots

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Blundstone Australia Pty Ltd

The Brute Chestnut High Leg Boot features a chestnut water-resistant full-grain leather upper, a polyether PU footbed and lace hooks above the ankle for fast lacing.


Gas mask

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Scott Safety

The Scott M98 gas mask is designed specifically to protect personnel against chemical, biological and radiological hazards.


Earplug attenuation analysis

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Howard Leight VeriPRO system measures real-world attenuation of unmodified earplugs and can be used as a means to improve individual employee training and enhance the overall effectiveness of hearing conservation programs. The technology enables safety managers to ensure employees are getting the most out of their hearing protection devices.


Real-time noise monitoring

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Sonomax Australia Pty Ltd

The SoundEar Pro continuous noise monitoring system has been revised to include wireless connectivity to enable up to 10 wireless sound level meters to communicate in real time with the host software running on a PC or laptop computer. The system can become an educational tool to enhance a company’s hearing conservation program.


Mining boots

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Oliver Footwear

The Bowen 250 and 300 mm waterproof mining boots feature the Comfortcushion PU/Poron Impact Absorption System to reduce leg and lower back fatigue. The boots are lined with a padded collar and tongue with the Sympatex waterproof liner and membrane.


Welding shield

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

The 3M Speedglas 9100 series has been released to provide improved features and usability to the existing Speedglas 9000 series of welding shields.


Blundstone Safety boots

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Blundstone Australia Pty Ltd

The Brute Black Ankle Boot features full-grain leather upper, a polyether PU footbed and lace hooks above the ankle for fast lacing.


SCBA carrying system

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Wormald

The Wormald ACS (advanced carrying system) has been developed to provide a safer and more ergonomic means to carry SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) in industrial and fire environments.


$73K fine for hot metal burns

08 October, 2008

Adelaide galvanised steel firm Korvest has pleaded guilty and been fined $73,000 over two incidents in 2006 when six employees suffered burns from molten metal.


Union seeks recall of contaminated uniforms

23 September, 2008

Energy supplier Ergon Energy has been asked to recall 14,000 possibly contaminated uniforms, after some workers suffered rashes and itching and others were caused to vomit by fumes the clothing emitted when ironed.


Polarised safety glasses

18 September, 2008

Australian Supreme Import has expanded its range of polarised safety glasses with the addition of the 647 Legend and 364 Titan varieties.


Pneumatic silencers

18 September, 2008

The Mini and Midi COAX silencers have been developed so that users can enjoy a lower sound level when using the COAX cartridges for direct integration or when using them on the vacuum gripper systems or the pump unit PMAT/Vactrap platforms.


PPE dispensers

18 September, 2008

The PPE Activity Stations are dispensers suitable for use in various workplaces and are designed to dispense several items including earplugs, dust masks, hair nets, beard nets, gloves, hard hats, respirator cartridges, safety glasses, disposable gloves and foot covers from the one place.


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