• Fake respirators circulate Australian markets

    SafeWork New South Wales has warned against the supply of fake masks amid a growing difficulty to obtain respiratory protective equipment (RPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    June 29, 2020 0 comment

  • Dust exposure management requires more than PPE use

    While the use of masks may seem protective, it is not always enough to prevent hazardous dust particles from entering the lungs.

    February 17, 2020 0 comment

  • 3M: respirator fit testing

    Checking that a respirator, with a tight fitting facepiece, provides an adequate seal to the wearer’s face has long been considered best practice as part of a general respiratory protection program. This tech update contains information on some methods of fit testing and some solutions from 3M to support a fit testing regime.

    September 24, 2018 0 comment

  • Saving lives with emergency escape masks

    Safe to Work talks to Safety and Defence Solutions owner Gila Davidson about Kimax, the latest design in chemical escape masks from Duram Mask.

    August 27, 2018 0 comment