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Managing Exposure to Crystalline Silica

CleanSpace Respirators, A Revolution in Respiratory Protection Respirable crystalline silica is preventable. Crystalline silica is a natural mineral found in mining and construction materials such as...

PROSAFE RDTF002 P2 Disposable Respirator

Innovative PPE for the mining industry

As Australia’s largest supplier of fit-for-function quality personal protective equipment and safety products, Blackwoods is proud to be the exclusive distributors of a new range of disposable...

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...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC