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Respiratory protection factors

No respirator provides total protection or provides the wearer a guaranteed zero-exposure level. The primary objective of a respirator is to reduce a worker’s inhalation exposure from a level that is...

Hazelwood coal mine fire burned for several months

Research reveals health effects of Hazelwood mine fire

The Hazelwood Health Study’s Hazelinks Stream, which investigates changes in the health of the community during and after the Hazelwood mine fire, has released a report on risk of death in smoke...

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...

Cleanspace respirators offer protection from crystalline silica / silica dust

CleanSpace respirators

CleanSpace Respirators exceed minimum requirement for new QLD Code of Practice on silica dust exposure Most people would have heard about the dangers of respirable crystalline silica exposure and its...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC