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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...

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...

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 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...

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...

intrinsically safe powered air purifying respirator

Intrinsically safe powered air purifying respirator

The new Dräger X-plore 8700 (EX) powered air purifying respirator can be operated in potentially explosive atmospheres in zones 1, 2, 21, and 22. As a further addition to the existing X-plore 8000...