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December 04, 2020
The most crucial element of someone’s fall protection equipment is the full-body harness. In this article, we’ve listed the top 5 most significant features and introduce the new generation of 3M™ Protecta® X Fall Arrest Harnesses.
November 22, 2018
Asbestos - Future of Asbestos in Australia.
September 02, 2019
When it comes to worker safety, effective communication in busy or noisy workplaces is key, as is the use of PPE. However, when communication is hindered by hearing and respiratory protection devices that are often removed to converse, the potential health effects are of great concern. So, what is the solution?
December 10, 2020
November 08, 2018
Asbestos – Asbestos Removal.
December 06, 2018
The STEM Struggle.
June 20, 2019
Spill Control in the Workplace.
June 27, 2019
Hearing Protection Device Ratings.
July 04, 2019
Fall Protection - Anchor Points.
July 03, 2019
Driving a vehicle requires your full attention. Failure to clearly see and obey traffic signs can have drastic consequences…they can even be even fatal! The significance of highly visible road signage cannot be undervalued as a primary road safety tool.
July 10, 2019
Whether you need to strip, clean or polish your flooring, one of the most important elements in floor care are floor pads. Understanding what makes a good sustainable floor pad serves to increase productivity and leads to cost savings while ensuring clean, safe and beautiful floors.
July 11, 2019
July 17, 2019
When it comes to using tight-fitting respirators, facial hair can be your worst enemy, causing contaminants to travel directly into your lungs. Learn more about what you need to know when it comes to respirators and facial hair to protect you and/or your workers from respiratory disease.
July 18, 2019
What is an Exposure Standard?
July 25, 2019
Welding Fume: A Known Carcinogen.
August 01, 2019
Fall Protection - Engineered Systems.
August 08, 2019
August 15, 2019
To Slip or Not to Slip.
August 22, 2019
Impulse Noise Hearing Protection.
August 29, 2019
Indoor Air Quality.
September 05, 2019
When & Why, Replacing RPE Filters.
September 12, 2019
Who are the AIOH?
September 03, 2019
Driving is all about independence. However, as we age, our ability to process information, reaction times and visual acuity is generally diminished. How old is too old to drive and what can be done to improve road safety for this growing segment of drivers?
September 19, 2019
Exposure Monitoring - Part 1.
September 26, 2019
Exposure Monitoring - Part 2.
September 30, 2019
Real-Time & Video Exposure Monitoring.
October 10, 2019
What is the OHS Body of Knowledge?
October 17, 2019
Health & Safety in Design.
October 24, 2019
Rules & Procedures.
October 31, 2019
Asbestos in Soil.
November 07, 2019
Naturally Occurring Asbestos.
November 14, 2019
November 05, 2019
Globally, approximately 1.35 million lives are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash, with many more suffering non-fatal injuries. Black spots on our roads contribute to numerous accidents, injuries and deaths. Learn how science can turn black spots into bright spots through retroreflectivity, to help save lives.
November 21, 2019
Managing Heat Stress - Part 1.
November 20, 2019
From potentially toxic atmospheres to physically hazardous conditions, confined spaces present some of the most challenging working environments with unseen challenges that can be a death trap in waiting. The failure to understand confined space operations and rescue and retrieval methods can place workers at significant risk.
November 28, 2019
Managing Heat Stress - Part 2.
November 26, 2019
What is occupational hygiene? Occupational Hygienists examine workplaces to identify conditions and circumstances that can cause harm. If hazards exist, they apply their expertise to control it, ensuring that everybody goes home from work just as healthy as when they arrived.
December 05, 2019
Coal Dust - Part 1.
December 12, 2019
Coal Dust - Part 2.
January 30, 2020
February 06, 2020
Eye & Face Protection.
February 13, 2020
Workplace Health Monitoring.
February 20, 2020
Diesel Particulate Matter - Part 1.
February 27, 2020
Diesel Particulate Matter - Part 2.
March 05, 2020
Lead in the Workplace.
March 12, 2020
Respiratory Protective Equipment
Care and Maintenance.
March 19, 2020
Bushfires and Respiratory Protection - Part 1.
March 26, 2020
Bushfires and Respiratory Protection - Part 2.
April 02, 2020
Exposure Standard Review Process - Part 1.
Hearing protection fit testing is considered best practice when it comes to hearing conservation programmes. Do you know what to look out for before investing in a fit test system for your workplace? In this article, we’ve listed the top 10 questions to ask before making a purchase.
April 09, 2020
Exposure Standard Review Process - Part 2.
April 16, 2020
Property Risk - Part 1.
May 14, 2020
Property Risk - Part 2.
May 28, 2020
Engineered stone & silica - Part 1.
June 11, 2020
Engineered stone & silica - Part 2.
May 06, 2020
As we work towards zero deaths on our roads, the visibility of markings both day and night, in all weather conditions, is critical. Learn how the use of the appropriate roadway markings can minimise the risk of crashes and fatalities.
June 25, 2020
Surgical masks versus respirators.
July 09, 2020
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.
June 26, 2020
With social distancing the new normal, how can workers communicate effectively in busy and noisy industrial environments? Learn how the use of hearing protection, equipped with wireless communications technology, can help workers communicate from a safe distance.
July 23, 2020
August 06, 2020
August 20, 2020
Fall protection body harnesses.
August 28, 2020
This year marks 10 years since the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award was founded. This prestigious industry award is about recognizing and rewarding innovative road safety initiatives that have delivered improved road safety. Make your submission today.
September 03, 2020
RPE protection factors.
September 17, 2020
September 11, 2020
Confined spaces present some of the most demanding working environments with unseen challenges that can be a death trap in waiting. Join us for our confined space safety solutions webinar and walk away with some unique insights into confined spaces to help deepen your expertise and understanding. Learn more about the webinar and register to take part.
September 30, 2020
Most Workplace eye injuries can be avoided by wearing the correct eye protection. Learn more about what you need to take into consideration when selecting protective eyewear, a simple precaution for a lifetime of good vision.
Safety management systems.
October 09, 2020
Introducing the next generation of push-to-fit earplugs, the first fully washable foam earplug and the first with an attenuation rating for a new one-hand insertion method. Learn more about 3M™ E-A-R™ Flexible Fit Earplugs, hearing protection simplified.
October 15, 2020
Fall protection connectors.
October 29, 2020
WorkSafe NZ work-related health strategy.
November 12, 2020
Conducting a respirator fit test - Part 1.
December 14, 2020
Fall protection connectors provide the crucial link between the user's harness and the anchorage point. In this article, we look at personal self-retracting lifelines versus shock absorbing lanyards, the differences between them and how they affect fall clearances.
January 28, 2021
Local exhaust ventilation - Part 1.
February 18, 2021
Local exhaust ventilation - Part 2.
October 31, 2018
While fall protection is a complicated issue, there are basic rules and principles that need to be understood and followed to avoid the countless injuries and deaths due to falls from height.
The Toolbox talk is the ideal medium to promote safe work practices and assists in minimising workplace accidents and injury. Learn more about the importance of toolbox talks, why they matter and how to conduct them with your team, with tips from our downloadable SafeTea Toolbox kit.
October 26, 2018
During National Safe Work Month learn more about Hearing Protection, a moment is all it takes.
October 23, 2018
Over 5% of the world’s population have a disabling hearing loss. Unfortunately, once permanent damage is done, there are no medical treatments or hearing aids that can restore normal hearing.
June 01, 2017
3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M™ Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series.
December 05, 2016
Safety should be the first thing on your list for any construction project. That's true whether you make your living as a contractor or you tackle DIY projects.
February 01, 2018
Recognize the hazard. Know the facts. Know your rights. Take action.
March 05, 2018
For workers, 3M knows what it takes to keep your environment—and the people in it—cool and safe, even in the hottest conditions.
Precautions after a natural disaster are necessary, but they don’t have to be overwhelming. Help protect yourself from health and safety hazards while cleaning up after the storm.
Stay connected and stay safe with sound reduction and communications solutions from 3M.
July 06, 2018
Any loss of life on our roads is one too many, every driver, rider and pedestrian deserves the right to come home safely. Together with your expertise we can make a difference and save more lives as we work towards zero fatalities on our roads.
July 09, 2018
From environmental disasters and pandemics to terrorism, the time and nature of your next crisis is unknown. The steps you take today could make all the difference tomorrow Be ready for when “What If?” becomes “What Now?”
August 09, 2018
Your hearing is precious and fragile, damage your hearing and life may never sound the same.
August 01, 2018
Many companies overlook the importance of personal fall arrest systems, but even more fail to address systems designed to keep tools from falling. However, what goes up must come down.
September 07, 2018
August 27, 2018
Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 1.
September 14, 2018
September 04, 2018
Compromised night vision, fatigue and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than at any other time of the day.
September 20, 2018
SafeWork NSW 2017-2022 Hazardous Chemical Exposures Reduction Strategy.
October 11, 2018
How are Australian Standards Developed and Reviewed?
October 04, 2018
Who are Standards Australia and What Do They Do?
October 01, 2018
During National Safe Work Month learn more about Respiratory Protection, a moment is all it takes.
September 12, 2018
3M Fall Protection has detected a small quantity of DBI-SALA® 16 Ft. Talon™ Self Retracting Lifelines that are defective due to an assembly error. This notice only applies to the 16 ft version of the Talon; no other versions of the Talon are affected by this condition. There have been no reports of fall-related injuries associated with this condition. However, this assembly error would result in the unit not arresting a fall, which could result in serious injury or death.
October 18, 2018
Asbestos – What Is It and What Can It Do to You?