Personal protection equipment

Protective clothing market heating up

06 November, 2007

An American market research report has found that the US market for advanced protective gear is expected to increase from US$3.3 to US$4.5 billion by 2012.

Metal-free safety shoes

19 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Diadora Utility

The Spider safety shoes are completely metal-free, featuring a nonmetallic composite material which is much lighter than steel, is non-magnetic and does not conduct heat, cold or electricity.

24-hour hand injury hotline

27 September, 2007

Western Sydney-based specialist surgeons have come together to create the Hand Injury Centre Hotline.

Prescription safety frame

21 September, 2007 | Supplied by: PSG Eyewear

The XSS1001 is the latest addition to the Titmus prescription safety range.

Powered air respirators

21 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Australian Safety Equipment

Australian Safety Equipment has introduced power air respirators to the Australian market, based on the success of the Scott Health and Safety Powerpak series.

Steel Blue puts the boot into breast cancer

24 August, 2007

Steel Blue will officially launch the ‘Purple Boot Brigade’ in NSW at the Sydney Safety Show to help raise awareness and much needed funds for breast cancer education.

Research shows two thirds of Australians may not see as clearly as they should

20 August, 2007

A new study released on the eve of National Eye Health Week (12-19 August) shows that two thirds of people over 40 who wear glasses are experiencing problems with their eyesight yet many are not doing anything about it

Ankle and metatarsal protection

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: Rossi Boots

The high-leg safety series combines the technological content of the Rossi motorcycle collection with concealed shin, ankle, metatarsal and toe protection. The upper construction is supplied in a variety of finishes in full grain leathers, for good fit and makes the boot easier to wear all day. Breathable, full-grain cowhide offers abrasion resistance, while the composite Vtex moisture-wicking lining, ensures breathability.

ELSA Muster emergency life support apparatus

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by:

The Sabre ELSA Muster is an open circuit, positive pressure escape breathing apparatus that provides air on demand.

Medium impact spectacle

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: Vision Safe

The importance of wearing safety eyewear in the workplace cannot be over emphasised, yet employees often neglect to wear their protective eyewear.

Hearing protection innovations go global

06 August, 2007

Australian company Sensear, developers of the award-winning electronic earmuffs and earplugs, are launching their products globally with exhibits at the A&A held in Dusseldorf, Germany this September and the National Safety Congress, held in Chicago in October.

Australian designers win international accolades

03 August, 2007

Melbourne-based industrial design firm Outerspace Design has received international recognition, winning a bronze International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2007.

OHS guide for government procurement

23 July, 2007

The Australian Safety and Compensation Council has released the publication ‘Guidance on Occupational Health and Safety in Government Procurement’, developed in consultation with Comcare and the Department of Finance and Administration.

Real-Time Noise Alert and Logging

20 July, 2007 | Supplied by:

SoundEar and SoundLog offer an easy, cost-effective way to better manage the risk from noise in any environment where people can be exposed to loud noise.

Lightweight safety footwear

20 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Yakka Pty Ltd

The Bomber Boot features Hard Yakka Stealth II composite safety toecaps, which are nonmetallic, non-magnetic, non-conductive, anti-corrosive and feature impact recovery.

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