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Urgent call for national register for respirators

A coalition of workplace health and safety-related organisations across Australia and New Zealand, and the ACTU called today for the urgent establishment of a register for approved respirators (aka...

KN 95 respirators banned

Safety regulator bans KN95 for use at work

The UK’s leading health and safety regulator has issued a ban on Chinese respiratory protective masks stating that the KN95 must not be used as PPE at work as their effectiveness cannot be...

face mask

Flame-Resistant Face Coverings Made with Nomex®

 DuPont Personal Protection today announced that face coverings made with DuPont™ Nomex® may be used along with flame-resistant (FR) garments, such as those made of Nomex®, in response to the...

Fake respirator

Fake respirator alert issued

An Australian safety regulator had issued an alert regarding the supply of fake respirators to the Australian market. According to information supplied to AMSJ, a number of Chinese manufacturers have...

Winter Eye Safety For Outdoor Workers

Winter eye safety is just as important as preventing UV exposure in summer…According to the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks, outdoor workers are three...

SafetyMate NXG-CutD - Gloves

THE NEXT GENERATION OF GLOVES

It’s time to level up! NXG’s CUT D LITE is the new benchmark for cut resistant gloves. There’s a wide range to choose from when you’re looking for medium to high risk cut protection. The NXG™ Cut D...

Personal protective equipment covid-19

Standards for PPE during COVID-19

Here’s a quick guide to the range of Standards that apply to personal protective equipment (PPE) that may be used by your operation during COVID-19. Standards relating to key Personal...

respiratory protection may affect the mining industry

Coronavirus COVID-19 may affect PPE supplies

As the Coronavirus (COVID- 19) hits globally, there are warnings emerging that many global PPE supply chains could be affected by product shortages due to growing demands. KEY TAKEAWAYS Global demand...

Australian boot blundstone

Iconic Australian boot manufacturer celebrates 150 years

Blundstone, the iconic Australian boot brand, is celebrating its 150th Anniversary in 2020. An incredible landmark in the brand’s history, Blundstone is proudly celebrating 150 years of making the...