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PPE November 18, 2012

Courageous cavers test Scruffs workwear standards

Caving enthusiasts have put Scruffs Workwear to the test in an adrenaline-packed adventure requiring only the best in protective workwear. The Scruffs Extreme Workwear…

PPE November 12, 2012

Ronco launches a new line of cut resistant gloves – Defensor™

A New Line Of Cut Resistant Gloves Concord, Nov 12, 2012: Established in 1996, Ronco is one of the leading manufacturers of safety products in Canada. Ronco’s…

PPE November 11, 2012

PPE FAQ: respiratory protection

Respiratory Protection guidance from the JSP Knowledge Base: I know what the contaminant is and there is no practical way of reducing the exposure, so all I have…

PPE November 10, 2012

At AST Safetywear the health and safety of your workforce is our business

AST Safetywear is a South African, family-owned wholesaler and re-seller of a comprehensive range of P.P.E, safetywear, workwear, equipment and accessories. At AST…

PPE November 10, 2012

PPE FAQ: respiratory protection information

Respiratory Protection Information courtesy of Protec Direct: Breathe Safely Respirators are used to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapours…

PPE November 8, 2012

New thermal hand protection range from Mapa Professionnel

Mapa Professionnel has launched a new Thermal Hand Protection range providing the thermal resistance & high dexterity finally in your hands! In Europe, one person…

PPE November 8, 2012

Professional strength for hand protection

Glove manufacturer since 1948, Mapa offers specialist expertise for hand protection. We have developed a glove for every task in various industries: Food, Chemical,…

PPE November 7, 2012

Why asbestos awareness training is required

Each year hundreds of people across Australia die from asbestos and hundreds more are exposed to this deadly toxic substance, some without even knowing it. While…

PPE November 2, 2012

Hand arm vibration measurements and estimates

Vibration is measured in metres per seconds (m/s²) the larger the value the higher the vibration. Typical values range from 15 m/s² for road breakers to 1 m/s²for…

PPE November 1, 2012

PPE FAQ: hand arm vibration (HAVS)

WHAT IS HAND ARM VIBRATION (HAVS)? Vibration transmitted from work processes into workers’ hands and arms. It can be caused by operating hand-held power tools…