Case Study: Self-pacing reduces the risk of Heat Stress

A 2014 study of electrical utility workers in the Northern Territory found that self-pacing allowed them to maintain a safe body temperature in hot conditions. The study – published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene – indicated that communication around pacing of effort and identification of impediments to self-pacing could reduce the risk of workplace heat stress.…

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Looking back on the past 10 years : #10YearChallenge

The latest social media craze is the #10YearChallenge. Wow, digging into the archives for our #10YearChallenge was certainly interesting. But in a good way…😊 Reflecting over the past 10 years – it’s easy to quickly see the obvious changes, such as graphic design of our marketing collateral, product models & technology has improved greatly, and…

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When should I change my respirator cartridge?

When health and safety are on the line, change is critical. Information is a key to safety. No matter the job. That’s why 3M™ have developed the 3M™ Organic Vapor Cartridges with 3M™ Service Life Indicator technology. Unique to 3M, these innovative cartridges have an end-of-service life indicator (ESLI) to help users determine when to…

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Head Protection 101

Hard Hats protect workers heads against falling objects, fixed or protruding objects, inadvertent contact with electricity, exposure to UV, weather, and extremes of temperature. Always work according to the manufacturers guidelines. Do I need a hard hat? Hard hats that comply with the standard AS/NZS 1801:1997 (or equivalent) must be worn at all times while on site…

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Risk Control at Work

Creating a healthy and safe work environment is not only an important legal responsibility, it can also lead to better productivity, better relations with contractors and happier workers. Section 30 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 requires a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to eliminate risks, so far as is…

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