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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...

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...

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...

PPE Vending machine

PPE Vending machines reduce waste, save time &money

Personal protective equipment (PPE) vending machines can help large worksites save time and money, reduce waste, and improve OHS compliance and site safety. Demand for vend-ready products which can...

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...

procedures for safely removing PPE like safety glasses, goggles, coveralls, respirators

Procedures and sequence for safely removing PPE

Incorrect procedures for donning or doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses/goggles, respirators, coveralls and safety gloves can cause exposure to hazardous materials...

wearable airbag for cyclists

New wearable airbag a game changer in fall protection

A French company has designed a pretty cool wearable airbag for a range of applications including providing fall protection for cyclists, motorcyclists and the elderly. The company, Helite...