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mining cap lamp

New mining cap lamp technology breaking ground

SPONSORED: The MineARC SiriUS Cap Lamp – Breaking Ground in Mining Cap Lamp Technology A Cap Lamp is a vital piece of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in underground mining. Used in environments...

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...

OPINION: What irks me about safety eyewear

When it comes to choosing safety eyewear there’s a so much in the market. Apart from the obvious compliance with the range of relevant standards like AS 1337, there is a range of important...

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...

Hot under the collar

Work wear is the first line of defence in the war against worplace injuries, but don’t forget the comfort factor, writes Barbara Schrobsdorff from the Hohenstein Institute. Protective clothing...