Being exposed to dust is part of everyday life in mining – one needs to know how to protect their health if they don’t want to suffer from miners lung disease, emphysema, difficulty in breathing or cancer after years of work.
A great new year’s resolution to add to one’s list would be to protect their hearing in 2021 with the best protection possible: custom made hearing plugs from Pacific Ears.
Safety glasses are on the precipice of heightened technology advancement, with ASX-listed Harvest Technology Group and Belgium’s Iristick joining forces to trial industrial smart glasses.
The mining sector has experienced a shift change over the last 30 years in respect to incident response, personal protective equipment, and most recently COVID-19. Safe to Work speaks with Northern Star Resources’ occupational health and safety manager (corporate), David Mccutcheon, about the change.
Personal Protective Equipment has been designed with the primary focus to reduce injuries. Safe to Work speaks with Australian experts about the evolution and importance of PPE in mine sites.
All-round hearing protection needs to reflect the demands of each job. Custom fit ear plugs with interchangeable filters are part of the mining equation.
The Western Australian Government has launched an initiative to encourage further manufacturing of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the state.
Every day millions of people around the world are exposed to noise at work and all the risks this can entail. The higher the noise level, and the longer you are exposed to it, the more risk you have of suffering harm from noise.
Pacific Ears (and its subsidiary ACS Custom) Australia and New Zealand are companies dedicated to hearing conservation and manufacturing of custom-fit products for hearing protection for heavy industry, aviation, gun sport, military, motor sport and more.
Pacific Ears (and its subsidiary ACS Custom) Australia and New Zealand are companies dedicated to hearing conservation and manufacturing of custom-fit products for hearing protection for heavy industry, aviation, gun sport, military and more.
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.
Industries have been affected by COVID-19 in many different ways. Shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have made it difficult to obtain supplies for not only healthcare workers, but also those who wear PPE for protection against other hazards.
Millions of Australians suffer from noise induced hearing loss, causing companies billions of dollars in damages.
The personal protective equipment (PPE) supply chain has experienced a boost as Queensland Health stocks up on face shields to protect the community from the coronavirus.
While the use of masks may seem protective, it is not always enough to prevent hazardous dust particles from entering the lungs.
Protective eyewear company Bollé Safety has joined in the move to ease the impact of the Australian bushfires crisis on affected communities.
Bollé Safety national sales manager Dave Byrne speaks to Safe to Work about the importance of choosing the right safety eyewear for the right job.
The total economic cost of work-related injury in Australia is estimated to be $61.8 billion a year, according to a report released by Safe Work Australia.
Hiding underneath the rubber of our boots are innovative comfort and safety features, as well as patented protection systems that make them suitable for dangerous workplaces.
Blundstone has created a series of women’s boots that are designed to fit and protect them all day, every day.