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...

Chemical-resistant gloves are made with different kinds of rubber: natural, butyl, neoprene, nitrile and fluorocarbon (viton); or different types of plastic: polyvinyl chloride, polyvinyl alcohol and polyethylene. The thicker the glove, the greater the protection, alth...

Get the right boots for the job with ATOM Safety's guide to selecting safety boots. If you're still not sure what boots you require, reach out to the ATOM Safety team for assistance.

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Pull On
Pull on boots feature elastic sides that stretch to allow the boot to...

When Should You Wear Eye and Face Protection?
Impact rated eye or face protection must be worn whenever there is risk of an outside contaminant, whether it is visible or not, making contact with the eye or face and causing damage. Projectiles, dust, chemicals, heat and...

Before choosing the right safety vest for your working conditions it’s important to understand the difference between day and night safety vests. All safety vests increase the visibility of the wearer to those around them and are a form of personal protective equipment...

Hands are one of the first body parts that are unknowingly put at risk every day, so selecting a glove that is going to allow you and your team to do the job efficiently is very important. We all work in different environments and deal with different hazards. Therefore...

What Are Gas Detectors?
Gas detectors are safety devices that alert the user when dangerous amounts of flammable or toxic gases are prevalent or if oxygen levels drop below an acceptable level. This allows for the activation of countermeasures to minimise a hazardous s...

Even when sunscreen is applied it is important to find shade where possible. With hats or hard hat brims that conveniently clip onto your hard hat, you can take the shade with you. Hats protect some of the most sensitive skin, such as the scalp, nose, ears and neck, fr...

Tool tethering is when a tool or piece of equipment is securely connected to a person or anchor point. If the tool is dropped from height, it is prevented from falling and potentially injuring someone below.

Protect Your Tools

Falling from any height can be detrimental t...

Total Fall Distance = Free Fall Distance + Maximum Shock Absorber Extension + Harness Effects + Height of Person + Safety Factor


Knowing total fall distance is vital to any height safety risk management plan. The total fall distance provides insight into what fall prot...

EN388 Standard

Have you ever wondered what the little shield is with the numbers below it on your safety gloves? It's actually a European safety standard, EN388, Protective Gloves Against Mechanical Risks and is designed to asses the performance of a glove and its fabri...

Your tool trolley is your trusted workshop companion, so why settle for generic? It should be strong and steady, with additional features that make your job just that little bit easier. The King Tony range of Tool Trolleys keep this in mind. Below are the common featur...

ATOM is now stocking a range of New Balance industrial shoes! Since 1906, New Balance has been producing high quality footwear and has become one of the world’s major sports footwear manufacturers.

The 626 Slip Resistant Shoe is designed for workers who spend the majori...

Most work conducted on a roof, no matter the size, is considered ‘high risk’. Roof work becomes high risk when:

  • There is risk of a worker falling over 2m (as per height safety WHS regulations)

  • There is an element of demolition that will impact any load-bearing...

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