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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Effective Eyewash Systems for Every Workplace

When it comes to workplace safety, being prepared is what must come first. Accidents can happen anywhere, any time and in the blink of an eye. Being prepared can be the difference between a minor injury, and fatal or life threatening consequences. Having effective eyewash systems is a simple way that fatal eye injuries can…

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Safety & PPE: Working with Chemicals

There are numerous short and long term health and safety hazards when working with chemicals including organ damage and cancer, respiratory, skin and eye irritation and potential explosion, fire and smoke related injuries. Most people are exposed to chemicals when they inhale vapours, dusts, fumes or gases, while absorption through the skin may also be…

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All You Should Know: Hard Hats

What is the approximate lifespan of a hard hat? When a hard hat shows signs of wear and tear to either the helmet shell or the harness, it should be replaced. It should also be replaced after any impact that would have caused the wearer injury, as the integrity of the structure will have been…

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Choosing the right Hard Hat for the job

Hard Hats protect workers heads against falling objects, fixed or producing objects, in advertent contact with electricity, exposure to UV, weather, and extremes of temperature. Always work according to the manufacturers guidelines. Choosing the Right Hard Hat for the Job Hard hats come in a range of styles to suit all types of work: Industrial…

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Let’s look at the history of hard hats

We all know how times have changed. In every facet of our lives. Whether it be the way we communicate, the way we operate, or the safety products we use – its different now to 50 or 100 years ago. And, ever changing – and for the better. Let’s look at the history of hard…

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