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.
The journey of Blundstone’s rise to the pinnacle of workplace safety footwear has been characterised by decades of innovation, consultation and research.
Fog is a natural phenomenon of astounding beauty, wonderfully depicted by Simon Christen’s awarding winning time-lapse video ‘Adrift’ filmed in the San Francisco Bay area.
Workplace safety should particularly focus on protection for the eyes, which are at a high risk at mine sites. Safe to Work speaks with Bollé Safety about the importance of using polarised lenses.
Product innovation has improved the safety of workers, particularly now products are designed to be more comfortable, easier to fit and more job specific.
Providing workplace health and well being on site solutions increases both the awareness and the early detection of disease, thereby minimising chronic disease.
It is the responsibility of both the employer and employee to ensure that the correct PPE is worn in the workplace. Blundstone reveals pointers for ultimate foot protection.
Blackwoods informs Safe to Work that the reclassification of welding fumes as carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer calls for mining industry action before it’s too late.
Convenient, ‘vend-ready’ personal protective equipment (PPE) that is dispensed from onsite machines is becoming an increasingly popular option, according to wholesale PPE distributor ProChoice Safety Gear.
Mining is an industry sector where workers are at risk of eye injuries. Bollé Safety speaks to Safe to Work about the practical ways that workers and employers can stay in constant vigilance.
MineARC Systems has launched the cap lamp that has it all – reliable dual beams, superior colour rendering and a robust design. Safe to Work explores the cap lamp that breaks industry norms.