Tag Archives: safety

Flawed and dangerous safety equipment puts lives at risk

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Safety is paramount in mine sites with mining companies seeking alternative solutions to outdated, flawed and dangerous equipment to avoid injury for their staff and contractors.   This was the case for Downer when the immense pressure from a grease fitting dislodged a service persons safety glasses and hard hat resulting […]

Ansell Introduces New INTERCEPT Technology® to Address Global Industrial Need for Cut Protection

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, is extending its leadership in the cut protection market with a suite of HyFlex gloves engineered with next-generation INTERCEPT Technology® yarns. INTERCEPT Technology cut resistance solutions are part of a portfolio of advanced technologies developed by Ansell, featuring an innovative new knitting technology which […]

JCB SKID STEERS UPSKILL THE NEXT GENERATION

Australian Earthmoving Magazine News: Safety, reliability and simplicity of operation are three of the key reasons a Victorian construction training organisation has chosen JCB skid steers for its training programs. Safe T Training provides specialised training in civil construction work, including upskilling unemployed people and those enrolled in secondary schools Craig Williams has run Safe […]

Bringing calm to the controlled chaos of cardiac resuscitation

Bringing calm to the controlled chaos of cardiac resuscitation

When a person has a cardiac event it is essential to maintain blood flow to the brain and other organs of the body. Key to achieving this is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but it is crucial that treatment starts quickly because damage to the heart and brain begin within 4-6 minutes of cardiac arrest. CPR involves […]

NEW-GENERATION HI-TECH GLOVES OFFER SAFETY, PRECISION & COMFORT

NEW-GENERATION HI-TECH GLOVES OFFER SAFETY, PRECISION & COMFORT

Ansell has extended its range of HyFlex® Multi-Purpose gloves with the introduction of the HyFlex® 11-840.   Building on qualities that have made the HyFlex 11-800 and 11-801 so popular, Ansell’s HyFlex 11-840 glove offers extended wear life due to a more durable and longer lasting coating, plus a new generation liner that copies the […]

CUSTOMERS DEMAND MORE OLIVER 34 SERIES

CUSTOMERS DEMAND MORE OLIVER 34 SERIES

Oliver Footwear has responded to customer feedback by adding two new safety footwear choices to its recently released WB 34 Series range. The two new releases are Ankle High Lace-Up Boot styles with steel mid sole protection which will provide an additional wearer choice for most industrial workplaces. The two new styles are the Oliver […]

GLOVE RANGE ENCOURAGES WORKER COMPLIANCE

GLOVE RANGE ENCOURAGES WORKER COMPLIANCE

Hansen Yuncken, one of Australia’s largest construction firms, is carrying out major extensions to the Burwood campus of Victoria’s Deakin University. Site foreman at the University construction site, Jason Malouhos, said the company was anxious to increase the level of safety for its workers and reduce the number of injuries and lost time throughout its […]

OLIVER SETS NEW STANDARDS IN VALUE AND COMFORT WITH NEW 34 SERIES RANGE

OLIVER SETS NEW STANDARDS IN VALUE AND COMFORT WITH NEW 34 SERIES RANGE

Footwear industry icon Oliver Footwear (founded in Ballarat in 1887) has released a new range of safety and industrial footwear that reflects the adoption of significant new technology features that add superior and affordable comfort and safety protection for the wearer. Designated as the new Oliver WB 34 Series the new lightweight footwear range comes […]

JCB has released its new Surelock Quickhitch, which the company says is the safest quickhitch for hydraulic excavators on the market. The new quickhitch allows the operator to quickly and safely change between buckets and attachments without leaving their seat. Its design delivers ease of operation and optimum safety for operators and other workers, according […]

Safe under Pressure

Safe under Pressure

Safe under Pressure Australia’s major manufacturer of high pressure cleaning equipment, Australian Pump Industries, has launched a campaign aimed at cutting injuries in professional high pressure water blaster cleaning. The “Pro Operator” campaign offers operators and their employers access to safety awareness training courses, and safety clothing designed specifically to protect against injury from high […]

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