If there is potential for a person in your workplace to receive an eye injury, it is essential that it is fitted out with an eye wash station that meets AS 4775-2007, emergency eyewash and shower equipment. This eye wash station must be situated within 10 seconds from...

Safety signs on Australian worksites must meet AS 1319-1994, Safety Signs for the Occupational Environment. Whenever eye protection needs to be worn, mandatory eye or face PPE signage must be on display to alert employees and any visitors. This includes near the entran...

Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) has been touted as “the new asbestos” due to a recent surge of silicosis diagnoses, one of the most common occupational lung diseases affecting workers worldwide. It is believed that this significant workplace hazard could rival the...

When it comes to eye protection, safety goggles are the only option that provide a complete seal around the eyes. This means that they are well suited for environments where hazards such as chemical splash or a high level of airborne particles are prevalent. Goggles ar...

Do you find your team are going through more gloves then necessary? Are you running out of gloves because someone forgot to place an order?

Having safety equipment right where and when it is needed is paramount when it comes to compliance. Ensuring the utilisation of PP...

Ensure your team’s safety at heights by making sure they are kitted out with the best fit-for-purpose harness for the job. This guide will walk you through some of the options to consider when purchasing your harness.

Fall Arrest

Height safety harnesses have fall arrest...

During welding the eyes and face can be exposed to a number of hazards. Regular grade PPE does not provide the protection required. It is important to utilise specialised welding PPE to ensure the safety of your team. Welding helmets are designed to protect the face fr...

Eye injuries are serious. They require immediate first aid and medical attention. It is important to note that every eye injury is different and therefore requires different treatment. The below first aid recommendations are for common eye injuries. Where possible, a t...

What is Welding Fume?
Welding fume contains a mixture of hot metal and gases that are created when metal is heated above its boiling point. These microscopic particles rise through the air and can be inhaled by the welder or other workers nearby. The oxides contained i...

PAPR, or Powered Air Purifying Respirator, is a battery operated respiratory unit. Rather than being negatively powered like traditional face masks, PAPR units are positively powered. This means that clean, filtered air is driven into the filter and mask through a batt...

A respirator is a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) device designed to protect workers from inhaling harmful atmospheres, including respirable crystalline silica, asbestos, welding fumes and dust particles. A good fitting respirator will seal to the skin. Protection...

The sun emits red, orange, yellow, green, blue and countless other shades of visible light. This colour is determined by the light’s energy and wavelength. The more energy, the shorter the wave length. It may surprise you, but the light that contains the most energy is...

In the workplace we know the importance of keeping eyes protected from potential impact hazards. What we often forget is to protect our eyes from an everyday hazard, the sun. 


The light that the sun produces can cause glare, chaotic light that overwhelms the eye and re...

Understanding the Types of Respiratory Protection
Selecting the correct respiratory protection is vital. There are many hazards in the work place that can cause both short and long term respiratory damage. Below is a breakdown of the different types and styles of respi...

Whether you call them safety glasses or safety spectacles, the right pair can not only keep your eyes protected, but enhance your vision and clarity. Don't know what pair are right for you? We've decoded the options to help you make a better choice! Want more informati...

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