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  • November 22, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 16.

    Asbestos - Future of Asbestos in Australia.

    11/22/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 16.
  • September 02, 2019

    The adverse health effects of communication.

    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?

    09/02/2019 PPE & Fall Protection The adverse health effects of communication.
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  • November 08, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 14.

    Asbestos – Asbestos Removal.

    11/08/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 14.
  • December 06, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 18.

    The STEM Struggle.

    12/06/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 18.
  • June 20, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 38.

    Spill Control in the Workplace.

    06/20/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 38.
  • June 27, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 39.

    Hearing Protection Device Ratings.

    06/27/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 39.
  • July 04, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 40.

    Fall Protection - Anchor Points.

    07/04/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 40.
  • July 03, 2019

    Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?

    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.

    07/03/2019 Science of Road Safety Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?
  • July 10, 2019

    All floor pads are not created equally, a formula for sustainability.

    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.

    07/10/2019 Facility Safety All floor pads are not created equally, a formula for sustainability.
  • July 11, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 41.

    Methyl Bromide.

    07/11/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 41.
  • July 17, 2019

    The importance of being clean shaven while using tight-fitting respirators.

    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.

    07/17/2019 Powered & Supplied Air Respiratory ,Reusable Respiratory,Disposable Respiratory The importance of being clean shaven while using tight-fitting respirators.
  • July 18, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 42.

    What is an Exposure Standard?

    07/18/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 42.
  • July 25, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 43.

    Welding Fume: A Known Carcinogen.

    07/25/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 43.
  • August 01, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 44.

    Fall Protection - Engineered Systems.

    08/01/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 44.
  • August 08, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 45.

    Connected Roads.

    08/08/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 45.
  • August 15, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 46.

    To Slip or Not to Slip.

     

    08/15/2019 ,Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 46.
  • August 22, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 47.

    Impulse Noise Hearing Protection.

     

    08/22/2019 ,Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 47.
  • August 29, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 48.

    Indoor Air Quality.

    08/29/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 48.
  • September 05, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 49.

    When & Why, Replacing RPE Filters.

     

    09/05/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 49.
  • September 12, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 50.

    Who are the AIOH?

     

    09/12/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 50.
  • September 03, 2019

    Road safety and elderly drivers.

    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?

     

    09/03/2019 Science of Road Safety Road safety and elderly drivers.
  • September 19, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 51.

    Exposure Monitoring - Part 1.

     

    09/19/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 51.
  • September 26, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 52.

    Exposure Monitoring - Part 2.

    09/26/2019 Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 52.
  • September 30, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 53.

    Real-Time & Video Exposure Monitoring.

     

    09/30/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 53.
  • October 10, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 54.

    What is the OHS Body of Knowledge?

     

    10/10/2019 Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 54.
  • October 17, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 55.

    Health & Safety in Design.

     

    10/17/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 55.
  • October 24, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 56.

    Rules & Procedures.

    10/24/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 56.
  • October 31, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 57.

    Asbestos in Soil.

     

    10/31/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 57.
  • November 07, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 58.

    Naturally Occurring Asbestos.

     

    11/07/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 58.
  • November 14, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 59.

    Loose-Fill Asbestos.

     

    11/14/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 59.
  • November 05, 2019

    Black spots...accidents waiting to happen.

    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.

     

    11/05/2019 Science of Road Safety Black spots...accidents waiting to happen.
  • November 21, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 60.

    Managing Heat Stress - Part 1.

     

    11/21/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 60.
  • November 20, 2019

    Confined space...a death trap in waiting.

    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.

     

    11/20/2019 PPE & Fall Protection Confined space...a death trap in waiting.
  • November 28, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 61.

    Managing Heat Stress - Part 2.

     

    11/28/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 61.
  • November 26, 2019

    Demystifying occupational hygiene.

    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.

     

    11/26/2019 PPE & Fall Protection Demystifying occupational hygiene.
  • December 05, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 62.

    Coal Dust - Part 1.

     

    12/05/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 62.
  • December 12, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 63.

    Coal Dust - Part 2.

     

    12/12/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 63.
  • January 30, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 64.

    Head Protection.

     

    01/30/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 64.
  • February 06, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 65.

    Eye & Face Protection.

     

    02/06/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 65.
  • February 13, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 66.

    Workplace Health Monitoring.

    02/13/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 66.
  • February 20, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 67.

    Diesel Particulate Matter - Part 1.

    02/20/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 67.
  • February 27, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 68.

    Diesel Particulate Matter - Part 2.

    02/27/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 68.
  • March 05, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 69.

    Lead in the Workplace.

     

    03/05/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 69.
  • March 12, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 70.

    Respiratory Protective Equipment
    Care and Maintenance.

    03/12/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 70.
  • March 19, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 71.

    Bushfires and Respiratory Protection - Part 1.

     

    03/19/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 71.
  • March 26, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 72.

    Bushfires and Respiratory Protection - Part 2.

    03/26/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 72.
  • April 02, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 73.

    Exposure Standard Review Process - Part 1.

    04/02/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 73.
  • March 12, 2020

    What you need to know before purchasing a hearing protection fit test system.

    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.

     

    03/12/2020 PPE & Fall Protection What you need to know before purchasing a hearing protection fit test system.
  • October 31, 2018

    Demystifying fall protection...learning your ABC’s!

    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.

    10/31/2018 ,Fall Protection Demystifying fall protection...learning your ABC’s!
  • July 25, 2019

    Toolbox talks...do they really matter?

    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.

    07/25/2019 Toolbox talks...do they really matter?
  • October 26, 2018

    National safe work month - Hearing Protection.

    During National Safe Work Month learn more about Hearing Protection, a moment is all it takes.

    10/26/2018 Hearing & Communications National safe work month - Hearing Protection.
  • October 23, 2018

    Noise is everywhere...how loud is too loud?

    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.

    10/23/2018 Hearing & Communications Noise is everywhere...how loud is too loud?
  • June 01, 2017

    Tough comfort, for tough conditions.

    3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M™ Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series.

    06/01/2017 Reusable Respiratory Tough comfort, for tough conditions.
  • December 05, 2016

    Know your risks. Put safety on your list.

    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.

    12/05/2016 Know your risks. Put safety on your list.
  • February 01, 2018

    Four ways young workers can protect their hearing.

    Recognize the hazard. Know the facts. Know your rights. Take action.

    02/01/2018 ,Hearing & Communications Four ways young workers can protect their hearing.
  • March 05, 2018

    Keeping cool, on and off the job.

    For workers, 3M knows what it takes to keep your environment—and the people in it—cool and safe, even in the hottest conditions.

    03/05/2018 Keeping cool, on and off the job.
  • March 05, 2018

    Prepare for after the storm.

    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.

    03/05/2018 Prepare for after the storm.
  • March 05, 2018

    Keep your team connected when it matters most.

    Stay connected and stay safe with sound reduction and communications solutions from 3M.

    03/05/2018 Hearing & Communications Keep your team connected when it matters most.
  • July 06, 2018

    Reducing Road Trauma - Let’s Make Zero a Reality.

    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.

    07/06/2018 Road Safety Reducing Road Trauma - Let’s Make Zero a Reality.
  • July 09, 2018

    Be prepared for the next crisis before it arises.

    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?”

    07/09/2018 Disposable Respiratory,Reusable Respiratory,Head, Eye & Face,Powered & Supplied Air Respiratory Be prepared for the next crisis before it arises.
  • August 09, 2018

    Once You Lose Your Hearing It’s Gone Forever.

    Your hearing is precious and fragile, damage your hearing and life may never sound the same.

    08/09/2018 Hearing & Communications Once You Lose Your Hearing It’s Gone Forever.
  • August 01, 2018

    What You Need to Know About Fall Protection for Tools

    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.

    08/01/2018 Disposable Respiratory,Fall Protection,Head,Eye & Face,Hearing & Communications,Powered & Supplied Air Respiratory,Reusable Respiratory,Welding What You Need to Know About Fall Protection for Tools
  • September 07, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 5.

    Silica in the Workplace – Part 1.
    09/07/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 5.
  • August 27, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 3.

    Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 1.

    08/27/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 3.
  • September 14, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 6.

    Silica in the Workplace – Part 2.
    09/14/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 6.
  • September 04, 2018

    The Most Dangerous Time to Drive Can Also be the Deadliest.

    Compromised night vision, fatigue and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than at any other time of the day.

    09/04/2018 Road Safety The Most Dangerous Time to Drive Can Also be the Deadliest.
  • September 20, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 7.

    SafeWork NSW 2017-2022 Hazardous Chemical Exposures Reduction Strategy.

    09/20/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 7.
  • October 11, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 10.

    How are Australian Standards Developed and Reviewed?

    10/11/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 10.
  • October 04, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 9.

    Who are Standards Australia and What Do They Do?

     

    10/04/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 9.
  • October 01, 2018

    National safe work month - Respiratory Protection.

    During National Safe Work Month learn more about Respiratory Protection, a moment is all it takes.

    10/01/2018 Disposable Respiratory,Resusable Respiratory,Powered & Supplied Air National safe work month - Respiratory Protection.
  • September 12, 2018

    Stop Use & Recall Field Service Action - IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED - 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Foot Talon™ Self Retracting Lifeline (PDF, 120 KB)

    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.

    09/12/2018 Recalls and Advisories Stop Use & Recall Field Service Action - IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED - 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Foot Talon™ Self Retracting Lifeline (PDF, 120 KB)
  • October 18, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 11.

    Asbestos – What Is It and What Can It Do to You?

    10/18/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 11.
  • October 25, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 12.

    Asbestos – Where Was It Used and Where Is It Found Today?

    10/25/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 12.
  • November 01, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 13.

    Asbestos – Managing Asbestos in the Workplace.

    11/01/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 13.
  • October 15, 2018

    Improve road safety by increasing heavy vehicle visibility.

    Heavy vehicles account for 16% of fatal vehicle crashes. On the road, driver safety starts with the ability to readily see and identify these vehicles, especially in low light and low visibility environments.

     

    10/15/2018 Science of Road Safety Improve road safety by increasing heavy vehicle visibility.
  • August 18, 2016

    Microprismatic sheeting. Applied to getting home safely.

    Accidents happen. Vehicles come out of nowhere. That’s why we challenge some of our best scientists and engineers to help improve roadway visibility and safety.

    08/18/2016 ,Road Safety Microprismatic sheeting. Applied to getting home safely.
  • November 04, 2016

    Come and Visit us at Stand 23

    We will be exhibiting at Auckland Build Expo on the 16th & 17th November at ASB Showgrounds. Come and visit us at Stand 23 and check out our latest products. Register Today!
    11/04/2016 Come and Visit us at Stand 23 Come and Visit us at Stand 23
  • August 10, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 1.

    Respiratory Protective Equipment Selection – Part 1.

    08/10/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 1.
  • April 07, 2017

    New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards. Sponsored by 3M

    3M is proud to sponsor the Innovation Award at The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2017.

    04/07/2017 New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards. Sponsored by 3M
  • August 17, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 2.

    Respiratory Protective Equipment Selection – Part 2.

    08/17/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 2.
  • December 05, 2016

    When should I change my cartridges?

    Nanotechnology. Applied to helping take the guesswork out of cartridge change.

    12/05/2016 Reusable Respiratory When should I change my cartridges?
  • May 05, 2018

    The Full Body Harness – why putting it on is not enough!

    Once it’s been established that there is a requirement to work at height a full body harness is one of the most crucial elements of someone’s personal protective equipment (PPE).

    05/05/2018 Fall Protection The Full Body Harness – why putting it on is not enough!
  • August 31, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 4.

    Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 2.

    08/31/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 4.
  • September 27, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 8.

    Formaldehyde.

    09/27/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 8.
  • October 30, 2018

    National safe work month - Slips, trips and falls.

    During National Safe Work Month learn more about slips, trips and falls, a moment is all it takes.

    10/30/2018 Facility Safety National safe work month - Slips, trips and falls.
  • November 15, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 15.

    Episode 15: Asbestos - Asbestos in imported goods.

    11/15/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 15.
  • November 29, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 17.

    Respiratory Protection Program.
    11/29/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 17.
  • December 13, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 19.

    The State of Science Index Study.

    12/13/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 19.
  • December 12, 2018

    Is your cleaning routine hurting your restaurant service?

    Kitchen cleanliness and hygiene is an extreme priority in any commercial setting...it can make or break your business.

    12/12/2018 Facility Safety Is your cleaning routine hurting your restaurant service?
  • January 31, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 20.

    Pandemic Preparedness - Part 1.

    01/31/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 20.
  • February 07, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 21.

    Pandemic Preparedness - Part 2.

    02/07/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 21.
  • February 14, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 22.

    Methamphetamine Laboratories.

    02/14/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 22.
  • February 21, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 23.

    Respiratory Fit Testing.

    02/21/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 23.
  • February 28, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 24.

    Confined Space Identification.

    02/28/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 24.
  • March 07, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 25.

    Working in a Confined Space.

    03/07/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 25.
  • February 28, 2019

    Into the darkness...lucky to be alive.

    The visibility of heavy vehicles on our roads is a major factor in road safety. In Australia alone, during a 12 month period in 2018, 169 people died from 152 fatal crashes involving heavy trucks. Don’t leave safety to chance…heavy vehicle safety is a serious issue.

    02/28/2019 ,Science of Road Safety Into the darkness...lucky to be alive.
  • March 14, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 26.

    Confined Space Emergency Response.

    03/14/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 26.
  • March 08, 2019

    It all starts at the front door!

    Does your entrance pose a health and safety hazard? Whether it’s a personal residence, business or commercial facility, safety starts at the front door with the humble mat.

    03/08/2019 Facility Safety It all starts at the front door!
  • March 15, 2019

    We’re keeping our roads safer for longer.

    On our roads the visibility of signs play an important role in keeping us safe. Don’t leave safety to chance, put your trust in a 3M™ Diamond Certified Manufacturer to ensure you are delivering the highest levels of road safety. 

    03/15/2019 We’re keeping our roads safer for longer.
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