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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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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