Australian hearing technology leader Sensear has been named one of the world’s most promising new companies at Launch: Silicon Valley 2008, held by The Silicon Valley Association of Start-up Entrepreneurs (SVASE) and hosted by Microsoft at their Silicon Valley campus in California.
The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) has organised what is claimed to be the largest asbestos survey and research program to ever be undertaken at a single work site in Australia.
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) has received an overwhelming response to its health initiative for the building and construction industry.
Finalists from a national competition to seek out the ‘next big thing’ will have their innovations on show in a free exhibition at the Melbourne Museum for a week, starting this Wednesday 14 May.
Australia’s official workplace death toll — between 200 and 300 per year — could be just the tip of the iceberg, according to the Safety Institute of Australia.
SAI Global has unveiled its CE certification program for personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Safety in Action exhibition in Melbourne.
The Jeminex Group has acquired five new businesses, taking the number of acquisitions made by the Jeminex Group to 17 and annual revenues to more than $304 million.
New figures published by The Cancer Council Victoria in 2008 show that the number of Victorians affected by melanoma is at the highest level ever.
Occupational contact dermatitis can considerably affect an individual's work situation and quality of life. It can be severe enough for workers to have to give up their chosen career
Howard Leight by Sperian has launched its new global website howardleight.com that offers visitors a 360° experience in hearing protection fit, selection, protection and motivation through a ‘hearing protector selector’, along with information on technology, product and best practices in hearing conservation.
Dyneema fibres have been approved for use in gloves for the food processing industry. In the highly cut-resistant Tuffshield Evolution gloves from Perfect Fit, a brand of the Bacou-Dalloz group, the ultra strong fibre from DSM is used in a composite yarn which combines level five cut resistance with anti-bacterial performance.