Personal protection equipment

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.


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.


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.


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.


Hand cleanser

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

Stoko Blueforce is a solvent-free, industrial strength hand cleaner which contains no scrubbing particles. It has good skin compatibility and is effective against common industrial grease, oil, mineral oil, lubricating oil, graphite and metal dust, making it suitable for medium- to heavy-duty cleansing applications.


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.


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.


$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.


Safety gear

18 September, 2008

The Stanley range of personal protection safety products is made with high-quality materials and meets Australia’s stringent safety standards.


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.


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.


Nylon glove with latex palm

18 September, 2008

The Taipan glove is a form-fitting nylon glove with a latex palm, designed to provide good grip, dexterity and feel.


Protective suit

18 August, 2008

The Trellchem Freeflow chemical protective suit operates without a heavy breathing apparatus and breathing mask. Instead, the operator breathes free air supplied from an external air source via a pass-through valve at the back of the suit.


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