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Delving into Intrinsically Safe Designs

What is Intrinsically Safe Design and When Do I Need It? Coal mines, oil rigs, sewerage plants and pharmaceutical factories are just some of the industries where fire and explosions are a genuine...

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...

selecting work boots

Best work boots | A guide to selecting work boots

If you’re trying to find the best work boots for the job it can be a daunting task. There are literally hundreds of different models on the market to choose from and many offer a range of...

Wearing the correct PPE

Why Is The Right PPE Equipment So Important In Mining?

A lot of the injuries that occur in mining can be easily prevented. How? With the appropriate PPE. PPE is personal protective equipment. Every task that takes place requires certain pieces of PPE...

Must-have PPE – A new level of safety

IS YOUR COMPANY TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION TO: A) PREVENT EMPLOYEE INJURY & B) ENSURE WORKPLACE SAFETY? Don’t be liable – demand the best for your company and staff.  Incorporate the new...

Kimberly Clark - Heat Stress

Study: PPE protects workers against fatigue

While the days are getting shorter and the nights are growing colder, the risk of heat-related illnesses striking mine workers remains. A new whitepaper by Kimberly Clark, Burning out: How fighting...

Worker injured using high-pressure water pump

A worker was injured after using high-pressure water jetting equipment, according to a significant incident report by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. The worker was in a confined space...