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PPE Programs and selection of gloves is critical

PPE | The last line of defence

PPE is clearly the last line of defence in mine safety but establishing effective systems for PPE use is critical to the success of any PPE programme. James Roughton and Nathan Crutchfield discuss...

Waterproof boot for mineworkers

New waterproof boot endorsed by mineworkers

A new waterproof boot has found favour across the mining industry for its comfort and safety but more importantly, has been created through a collaboration between miners and a regional podiatrist...

Cleanspace respirators offer protection from crystalline silica / silica dust

CleanSpace respirators

CleanSpace Respirators exceed minimum requirement for new QLD Code of Practice on silica dust exposure Most people would have heard about the dangers of respirable crystalline silica exposure and its...

Adina mining watch offers users the best characteristics of automatic mining watches

Adina mining watches

When miners across the globe look for the best mining watch, they find themselves looking to an Australian watch manufacturer, Adina watches. The company’s automatic mining watches have become...

Tips for selecting quality mining watches or underground mining watches

Miner’s watches

Looking for a miner’s watch that can safely handle the rigours of surface or underground mining? There are some key design characteristics that you should consider. We’ve assembled some...

Blundstone wins design award

Blundstone awarded for design excellence

Blundstone footwear has received a prestigious Good Design Australia Gold Award in the Design Strategy category in recognition of outstanding design integration and innovation. The annual Good Design...

Uvex and HexArmor have partnered to produce new safety gloves

uvex and HexArmor’s partnership in mining

Over the past year, uvex safety Australia has officially launched the global partnership with Grand Rapids Michigan based protective product manufacturer, HexArmor.  HexArmor are the global...

Welding fume protection advice for mining

Welding Fume Protection: Advice for the Mining Industry

The International Agency for Research on Cancer recently reclassified welding fume from Group 2B “possibly carcinogenic to humans” to Group 1 “carcinogenic to humans”. The reclassification came...

mining work boots - choosing the correct footwear and work boots

Mining work boots

If you are joining the Australian mining industry or have been a long term miner you’ll know that a pair of mining work boots are a fundamental part of your safety kit and can either be your best...