Personal protection equipment

Aquila NSD380 ultra-fine B liner glove

11 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Aquila

The Aquila ultra-fine, cut-resistant glove provides resistance to water, oil and chemicals, with a sandy finish to facilitate a strong grip.

Blundstone #9150 Safety Boot

05 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Blundstone Australia Pty Ltd

To mark its 150th anniversary, Blundstone has released a limited-edition safety boot with electrical hazard resistance and gold hued pull tabs.

Powered air respirator campaign promotes welder protection

05 March, 2020 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

Reclassification of welding fume as "Carcinogenic to Humans" has caused an industry rethink and inspired a powered air respirator upgrade campaign.

Radic8 Viruskiller air purifier

04 March, 2020 | Supplied by: RADIC8 Australia

The Radic8 Viruskiller air purifiers are designed for home and commercial use, neutralising airborne contaminants and viruses to provide clean air for customers.

PSG Eyewear Ugly Fish prescription safety frames

02 March, 2020 | Supplied by: PSG Eyewear

The Ugly Fish prescription safety frames are suitable for men and women, and feature replaceable dust seals for protection against harsh working conditions.

Eye injuries: consequences and prevention strategies

01 March, 2020 by Annette Hoskin* | Supplied by: PSG Eyewear

An eye injury can result in outcomes ranging from lost days at work to permanent loss of vision, yet up to 90% of eye injuries are preventable.

uvex athletic range gloves


The athletic range of gloves from uvex are made from high-quality functional fibres and coating materials, with an open cell coating.

New equipment for Qld SES volunteers

27 February, 2020

SES volunteers in Toowoomba have received almost $15,000 worth of equipment, to help them train for and respond to emergency situations.

Noise-induced hearing loss: white paper released

21 February, 2020 by Kjersti Rutlin* | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

A new white paper explores the causes and consequences of occupational noise-induced hearing loss to help safety managers. Kjersti Rutlin provides a summary.

Pure Safety Group Quick-Switch Tool Tether System

19 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Pure Safety Group

The dropped tool prevention system from Pure Safety Group prevents dropped tools when working at height, and meets OSHA and ANSI standards for drop prevention.

Black lung does not discriminate on age

19 February, 2020

A new video uses the testimonies of coalminers in their 30s and 40s to shatter myths around black lung and urge early health screening for signs of the disease.

Safeguarding seafarers: PPE remains critical

11 February, 2020

Personal protective equipment-focused injury reduction campaigns are a seafarer's greatest defence against injury, research published in 2020 suggests.

PPE and the 'assumption of protection'

03 February, 2020

An international team of 14 researchers use an agricultural case study to remind industry that PPE does not always come with a guarantee of effective protection.

Kemppi GAMMA welding helmet range

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Kemppi Australia Pty Ltd

The GAMMA range of helmets by welding equipment manufacturer Kemppi offers welders lightweight protection for the eyes, face and respiratory system.

PPE until 2023: international trends in mining

20 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Frost & Sullivan

Latin American and Asia–Pacific markets will lead the way in mining personal protective equipment, according to the latest market research into global trends.

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