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?
September 16, 2019
Rotating wire brushes used in industry are dangerous and have the potential to cause significant injury to the eyes and other parts of the body. Whether you need to deburr, clean scuff or finish, there is a wire brush alternative that delivers superior performance, but most importantly, improved worker safety.
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?
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?
October 25, 2018
Asbestos – Where Was It Used and Where Is It Found Today?
November 01, 2018
Asbestos – Managing Asbestos in the Workplace.
October 15, 2018
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.
August 18, 2016
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.
November 04, 2016
August 10, 2018
Respiratory Protective Equipment Selection – Part 1.
April 07, 2017
3M is proud to sponsor the Innovation Award at The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2017.
August 17, 2018
Respiratory Protective Equipment Selection – Part 2.
Nanotechnology. Applied to helping take the guesswork out of cartridge change.
May 05, 2018
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).
August 31, 2018
Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 2.
September 27, 2018
October 30, 2018
During National Safe Work Month learn more about slips, trips and falls, a moment is all it takes.
November 15, 2018
Episode 15: Asbestos - Asbestos in imported goods.
November 29, 2018
December 13, 2018
The State of Science Index Study.
December 12, 2018
Kitchen cleanliness and hygiene is an extreme priority in any commercial setting...it can make or break your business.
January 31, 2019
Pandemic Preparedness - Part 1.
February 07, 2019
Pandemic Preparedness - Part 2.
February 14, 2019
February 21, 2019
Respiratory Fit Testing.
February 28, 2019
Confined Space Identification.
March 07, 2019
Working in a Confined Space.
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.
March 14, 2019
Confined Space Emergency Response.
March 08, 2019
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.
March 15, 2019
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.
March 21, 2019
Gas Detection in Confined Spaces.
March 28, 2019
Supplied Air Respiratory in Confined Spaces.
March 22, 2019
Fatal falls are often the result of a failure to follow workplace safety procedures, a lack of proper height safety gear to perform the job, or the misunderstanding or misuse of fall protection equipment. Don’t let it happen to you!
March 26, 2019
If you work on a busy construction site or other industrial setting the potential of suffering a head injury or brain trauma from falling/swinging objects, or nearby overhead hazards is ever present. This is where head protection comes into play.
April 04, 2019
What is Mould?
April 11, 2019
ABCD’s of Fall Protection.
Ask anyone who has contracted a respiratory disease due to occupational hazards and they’ll tell you its scary. If you don’t think you need to wear a respirator, think again. You may not be able to see the hazards, but the danger is there, and its real.
April 18, 2019
Your floors are one of the first things people see when they enter your facility, an investment that creates a stylish business space. Day in day out, however, they take a beating. If correctly maintained they can last a lifetime, as an owner/manager it’s essential that such an asset is cared for appropriately.
April 17, 2019
Road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death and injury worldwide, the impact of an accident and the resulting trauma is immense. Road safety is a shared responsibility, together with your solutions encompassing safe system inspired approaches we can progress ‘Towards Zero’, a vision of no fatalities or serious injuries on our roads.
April 25, 2019
Welding Hazards - Part 1.
April 30, 2019
Welders face life-threatening hazards every day they turn up for their shift due to the nature of their work. However, of major concern are the respiratory hazards generated during the welding process that puts them at risk of illness or disease from prolonged exposure to carcinogenic welding fumes.
Welding Hazards - Part 2.
May 10, 2019
Many misconceptions exist around the use of earmuffs, which can result in improper use. In this article, we debunk the top five most common earmuff myths to help workers protect their hearing.
May 16, 2019
What is Occupational Hygiene?
May 24, 2019
The Science of Retro Reflectivity.
May 23, 2019
Whether you use a half or full facepiece respirator the filters and/or gas & vapour cartridges don't last forever. If not changed regularly you are at risk of serious lung diseases that may dramatically affect your quality of life, and in some cases, even death.
May 30, 2019
Every year, over 1,200 people are killed and another 35,000 are seriously injured on Australian roads. National Road Safety Week, an annual initiative created by the SARAH Group honours those who have lost their lives on our roads and pledges to make them safer by highlighting the impact of road trauma and ways we can all work to reduce it.
June 05, 2019
Work-related eye injuries are more common than we think. Every day, worldwide, workers suffer from eye injuries that can carry significant consequences that severely impact one's quality of life. Learn how wearing the appropriate safety eyewear can prevent the majority of recorded injuries.
June 06, 2019
Fentanyl Risks for First Responders.
June 13, 2019
Fall Arrest vs Fall Restraint in Fall Protection.