Personal protection equipment

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.

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.

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.

Pro-Cab Emergency Air System

20 July, 2007 | Supplied by:

The Pro-Cab Emergency Air System is specifically designed for rural and regional fire brigades, to provide personal respiratory and flame protection for multiple users in hazardous conditions such as a vehicle burn-over.

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.

Waterproof mining boot

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Bata Shoe Company of Australia

Bata has updated its MineMaster safety boot. The footwear features premium leather uppers with breathable linings and incorporates new technology to make it fully waterproof.

Road safety kit

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by:

A new addition to Extreme Safety's vast product line is the Road Safety Kit. The road is a dangerous place, and this kit which is designed to be a 'must have' for all work and private vehicles.

Nitro Low Profile Goggle

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Bolle Safety AU Pty Ltd

The new ultra low profile Nitro goggle offers a new edge in design and size previously unavailable in the marketplace. Approved for use in high-temperature (firefighting) environments, the Nitro goggle offers maximum vision through its lens which has been treated with an anti-fog, anti-scratch coating to ensure sensational clarity in the toughest conditions. It is one of the most comfortable goggles available that fits comfortably below helmets and provides the required protection (approved for medium impact and splash protection).

Hearing Safety Academy

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by:

The Hearing Safety Academy offers breakthroughs in better hearing protection strategies that guarantee to improve the performance, the correct usage and the economy of Hearing Protection in the workplace.

Cen-Paq self-contained breathing apparatus

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Wormald

Cen-Paq self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) is suitable for the full gamut of inspection, intervention and rescue applications for civil, military and industrial safety professionals, particularly where full-size SCBA may be too big and bulky. This is important when a rapid response is required of the wearer in an often hostile environment.

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