The Value of Design: AMGC Webinar 22 April 2021

Design is core to building a world-class manufacturing business. Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) invited CleanSpace Technology CEO Alex Birrell and Executive Chair of Australian Design Council, Sam Bucolo, to discuss this important step in the manufacturing process. Watch the [...]

Wednesday, April 28, 2021|

A call to action: CleanSpace Technology urges employers to double down on silicosis protection

PRESS RELEASE 19 April 2021 Sydney, Australia - Leading respiratory protection designer and manufacturer CleanSpace Technology is urging the industrial sector to double down on protecting their workers from silica dust. Dangerous silica dust can be formed on site from [...]

Monday, April 19, 2021|

CleanSpace HALO wins Platinum Respiratory Protection Award

PRESS RELEASE Sydney, Australia CleanSpace Technology is pleased to announce CleanSpace HALO has won a product award at the inaugural OH&S Industrial Hygiene Awards. The Platinum Respiratory Protection Award was granted for CleanSpace HALO, a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) [...]

Thursday, April 8, 2021|

CleanSpace at NSC Congress & Expo virtually from 3-5 March 2021

CleanSpace will be exhibiting at the NSC Congress & Expo virtually from 3-5 March 2021. This is where safety, health and environmental professionals from around the world meet annually to learn, network and compare safety solutions. Until we can meet [...]

Wednesday, February 17, 2021|

Thousands of Victorian Healthcare Workers facing high COVID Risk

Story courtesy of ABC News national medical reporter Sophie Scott and the Specialist Reporting Team's Mary Lloyd A young Melbourne Nurse requested an N95 respirator mask while she was caring for COVID-19 patients but was told "it was unnecessary and that there wasn't [...]

Thursday, August 6, 2020|

The Risks for Anaesthetists

1 in 10 healthcare workers involved in tracheal intubation of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID‐19 subsequently reported a COVID‐19 outcome. This has human resource implications for institutional capacity to deliver essential healthcare services, and wider societal implications for [...]

Wednesday, August 5, 2020|


The hazards associated with working in sewage treatment plants are well known, with sewage treatment workers exposed to airborne biological and chemical agents. Only recently, have studies around the world started to reveal the higher mortality rates, incidences of certain [...]

Monday, July 27, 2020|


The cost effective way to increase employee respiratory protection compliance THE CHALLENGE Personal respiratory protection against small particle dusts, or toxic fumes that are non-visible and odourless, is one of the greatest occupational health and safety challenges facing heavy [...]

Wednesday, July 15, 2020|

Sydney Build Expo, MARCH 19 – 20 – ICC Sydney

CleanSpace Technology will be exhibiting at Sydney Build, Australia's leading construction, architecture and infrastructure expo. Now in its 5th year, Sydney Build has become the best-attended B2B construction tradeshow in the whole of Australia. This is the only event of its kind [...]

Wednesday, March 11, 2020|

NORDIC Welding Expo, MARCH 17-19 – Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre

CleanSpace Technology will be exhibiting at the up and coming Nordic Welding Expo, the largest welding industry exhibition in the Nordic countries. Nordic Welding Expo offers a cross-section of new products and innovations in the welding industry. The main topics [...]

Tuesday, March 10, 2020|

SICUR, FEBRUARY 25-28 2020 – Ifema Feria de Madrid, Spain

CleanSpace Technology will be exhibiting at SICUR 2020, 25-28 February, Madrid, Spain. SICUR is Spain’s leading international security event, bringing together public and private security companies, associations and professionals. Innovation and technological development are the main focus of this professional [...]

Friday, January 31, 2020|

Australian man diagnosed with silicosis says he was only given a paper mask as protection – as reported by Nine news and SMH

Frank Scott, 50, has been diagnosed with silicosis, an illness caused by breathing in silica dust Mr Scott worked grinding, cutting and drilling marble and granite slabs He was provided with a paper mask while working with the stone but [...]

Tuesday, January 21, 2020|

AIOH, December 2-3 – Crown Perth, Australia

CleanSpace will be exhibiting at the AIOH from Dec 2– Dec 3, 2019, showcasing our full range with a focus on CleanSpace Ultra Full face for protection against Silica dust exposure. Visit us at Booth 2.  

Monday, November 25, 2019|

FABTECH, November 11-14 – McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA

More than 48,000 attendees and over 1,700 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at this year’s Fabtech. Visit us at Hall B2, Stand number B23101

Monday, November 4, 2019|

Schweisstec International Trade Fair, November 5-8 2019 – Stuttgart, Germany

Schweisstec International Trade Fair is the only event in the world that deals with the complementary technologies of sheet metal processing and joining technology. Visit us at Hall 7, Stand number 7221

Tuesday, October 8, 2019|

A+A Trade Fair, November 5-8, 2019 – Düsseldorf, Germany

The A+A Trade Fair will once again be the largest international trade forum for safety, security and health at work. Visit us at Hall 7, Stand number A19  

Tuesday, October 1, 2019|

Preventica Marseille Health/Safety at Work, October 8-10, 2019 – Marseille, France

For more than 20 years, Préventica has been one of the biggest trade shows internationally. The aim of the show is to ensure Health and Security at work and improve the quality of life. Visit us at Booth #G65.

Monday, September 9, 2019|

NSC National Safety Conference & Expo, September 6-12, 2019 – San Diego, CA, USA

For more than 100 years, professionals have turned to this safety conference for industry-leading technology, education, networking opportunities and the tried and true products and services needed to stay at the forefront and remain competitive within the industry. Visit us [...]

Tuesday, August 20, 2019|

Australia tightens silica exposure regulations but some say it’s not enough to protect stonemasons

1 Aug, 2019 - On Wednesday, national authorities in Australia improved crystalline silica exposure levels from 0.1 milligrams of airborne particles per cubic metre to 0.05mg/m3. While this a vast improvement, many say it isn’t stringent enough and that those [...]

Thursday, August 1, 2019|

VPPPA Safety+ Expo – August 27-30, 2019 – Ernest N. Morial Convention Centre, New Orleans, USA.

CleanSpace Technology is exhibiting at this year’s VPPPA Symposium in New Orleans. Safety is an issue at the forefront of all industries, which is why this year’s symposium will be attended by 2,500 decision makers from the Department of Labor [...]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019|

AFAC19 POWERED BY INTERSCHUTZ – 27-30 August 2019 – Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

AFAC is Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition. The host agencies for 2019 are Country Fire Authority, Emergency Management Victoria, Forest Fire Management Victoria – Department of Environment Land Water and Planning, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, Parks Victoria, and [...]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019|

QMIHS August 18-21, 2019 – The Star Gold Coast, Brisbane, Australia

Now in its 31st year, the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference is one of the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, up to 700 delegates across the country will attend the four-day conference themed ‘Realising Opportunities Together’. The aim [...]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019|

Mining companies set to payout $400M to miners affected by landmark TB and silicosis ruling

Thousands of miners, ex-employees and dependents of deceased will finally receive compensation for suffering through tuberculosis or silicosis because of working underground in South African gold mines. Six mining companies will pay out a combined R5bn ($400Million) in claims. Silicosis [...]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019|

SAFEWORK Australia issues a reminder of the dangers of Silicosis

When products or materials containing crystalline silica are cut, sanded or drilled, a very fine dust is created. This dust is harmful when inhaled and can lead to silicosis. Silicosis can be fatal within five to 10 years – sometimes [...]

Wednesday, June 26, 2019|

CleanSpace at Préventica International Tradeshow in Paris this month

CleanSpace will be exhibiting at Preventica in Paris from May 21-23. Preventica is the annual meeting of professionals in Health, Safety and Security. CleanSpace will showcase the world’s lightest and smallest powered respirators which provide the highest protection, comfort and cost [...]

Friday, May 17, 2019|

CleanSpace Protects Notre Dame Restoration Workers

Paris - 13 May 2019:  As shown on ABC News CleanSpace Respirators are being worn by workers tasked with restoring Notre Dame just one month after a fire ravaged through the 850-year-old cathedral. The fire burned through almost two-thirds of [...]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019|

Visit us at the Préventica International Tradeshow in Morocco Africa

The 6th edition of the major event for Health at Work and Safety is on April 11-13 in Morocco Africa. CleanSpace will showcase the world’s lightest and smallest powered respirators which provide the highest protection, comfort and cost effective respiratory protection solutions. Visit [...]

Friday, April 12, 2019|

Visit us at the Secours Expo at Porte de Versailles, Paris

During Rescue Week – April 4-6 Secours Expo offers three days to discover services and products related to first aid, emergency medical care and prevention. CleanSpace will showcase the world’s lightest and smallest powered respirators which provide the highest protection, comfort and [...]

Thursday, April 4, 2019|

A New York County has declared a State of Emergency to deal with Measles outbreak

Rockland County Executive Ed Day declares a countywide State of Emergency to deal with the measles outbreak that began in October 2018. Effective at the stroke of midnight, Wednesday, March 27, anyone who is under 18 years of age and [...]

Thursday, March 28, 2019|

CleanSpace Respirators Features in France’s PIC Magazine

PIC magazine, which focuses on work health and safety products from around the globe, interviewed Jean-Baptiste Bordeaux, CleanSpace Sales Manager, Southern Europe. Jean-Baptiste explained CleanSpace’s unique features including the intelligent sensors that allow for air-on-demand and enhanced breathing comfort. He [...]

Wednesday, March 13, 2019|

Silicosis death dust audit reveals ‘major epidemic worse than asbestos’

An audit of Queensland's manufacturing stone industry has revealed 98 workers have contracted the potentially deadly lung disease silicosis — 15 of those terminal — with more than 550 workplace breaches in what health experts are calling a major epidemic. [...]

Wednesday, February 27, 2019|

The Key To Surviving The Next Respiratory Outbreak

Serious geopolitical and social forces are converging to create the conditions, on a scale unique in history, for a major respiratory pandemic. Prioritizing the protection of healthcare workers will be key to containing such a pandemic. Protection of healthcare workers [...]

Tuesday, January 8, 2019|

The biggest lung disease crisis since asbestos.

Eye-opening article published by ABC News in Australia.  Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 - Doctors are worried Australia is facing the worst occupational lung disease crisis since the peak of the asbestos disaster. Stonemasons who cut engineered stone into a popular [...]

Thursday, October 11, 2018|

Coal miner’s death after silicosis diagnosis a warning on dangerous dust levels

Very concerning and scary article published by ABC News in Australia.  Thursday, June 7th - Queensland miner Tyrone Buckton never spent a day underground but last week died after being diagnosed with silicosis. The lung disease is caused by high [...]

Sunday, June 10, 2018|

Deutscher Gießereitag, Magdeburg, Germany April 2016

The Federation of German Foundry Industry has set up the German Foundry Days 2016. The Fair was set at the Maritim Hotel in Magdeburg. Our European sales representative supported our local German partners, Piel by presenting the unique CleanSpace product range to enthusiast visitors.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016|

Underground Mining Customer Training, Queensland Australia.

One of our CleanSpace Product Specialists completes Training at an Underground Mine in Bowen Basin, Australia.  CleanSpace PAPRs are intuitive and easy to use. Training and repeat training can be done with one of our product specialists or via our [...]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016|

Visit the CleanSpace Team – Preventica, Lille 2016

The CleanSpace Product Specialists will be attending Préventica in Lille, 7 - 9 June 2016. Workplace respiratory safety has many challenges. Our team can answer you with questions about managing an effective respiratory prevention program at your site. Make an [...]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016|

Product Profile: CleanSpace Helmet Hook

CleanSpace Respirators are widely used with helmets in industry personal protective equipment (PPE). The CleanSpace Helmet Hook is an easy to fit accessory that adjusts the CleanSpace harness to neatly fit below your helmet. Ensure your CleanSpace respirators are fitted with [...]

Thursday, April 28, 2016|

Respirator Training Made Easy for Underground Mine

CleanSpace Mining Specialists regularly train underground mining customers.   For companies faced with airborne hazards, CleanSpace PAPRs are intuitive and easy to use  ensuring operational efficiencies and high respirator compliance for staff. Coal dust and silica are common health hazards in mining and [...]

Thursday, April 28, 2016|

Red Dot Award – Best of the Best 2016

CleanSpace was awarded a Best in Industry in the Red Dot Design Awards 2016. The Red Dot Design Award is an international product design and business prize awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen, Germany. In place since [...]

Tuesday, April 5, 2016|

CASE STUDY – Welding

Professional welding teams in engineering, construction and metal fabrication are often required to work long hours and undertake physically demanding work. Metal work can expose the welder to serious carcinogens and irritants if effective protection isn’t available or used. Good [...]

Sunday, March 22, 2015|

CleanSpace Respirator wins Innovation Award- EIMA International Italy 2014

CleanSpace has been awarded the Innovation Award at the EIMA (The International Exhibition of agricultural machinery) in November 2014. EIMA International Exhibition in Italy attracted the participation of global leading manufacturing industries that represent world best practice in production and [...]

Wednesday, November 26, 2014|

CleanSpace delivers superior Quantitative Fit Testing

The latest Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009 - Selection, Use and Maintenance of Respiratory Protection, now states that: "Employers shall ensure a suitable fit test is carried out for all users of Respiratory Protective Equipment with a close fitting face [...]

Sunday, November 23, 2014|

CleanSpace Respirator wins gold trophy in the Innovation Award, Expoprotection Paris 2014

Recognised amongst a stella list of 18 global manufacturers such 3M, Scott Safety, Uvex, the judges said that CleanSpace was a “stand out applicant”. The ten judges comprised of experts, users and safety specialists from the industry including Shell, Toyota [...]

Wednesday, November 5, 2014|

CleanSpace Respirator profiled on SkyNews Business

PAFtec CEO, Dr Alex Birrell, was interviewed on SkyNews Business (Foxtel) about the impact that the CleanSpace Respirator is having in the industrial workplace. The interview focused on the fast growth and market acceptance of the award winning technology and [...]

Wednesday, October 29, 2014|

CleanSpace awarded Highly Commended in The 2014 Australian Export Awards

he Australian Export Awards recognise high performing businesses who are driving International trade. We are proud to announce that CleanSpace has been awarded a Highly Commended. The Awards, sponsored by Commonwealth Bank, EFIC, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Minerals [...]

Tuesday, October 28, 2014|

CleanSpace CEO named in 100 Women of Influence Awards

We're proud to announce that our CEO Dr Alex Birrell has been named in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards! Alex says, "I feel honoured to join such an impressive group of women recognised [...]

Thursday, October 16, 2014|

CDC in US recommends PAPRs on treating Ebola

According to CDC guidance based on treating Ebola patients, what is required to care for Ebola patients safely is to practice what is known as contact/droplet isolation—not airborne isolation. With airborne precautions, a special type of mask or a special [...]

Thursday, October 16, 2014|

Leading Health and Safety journal reviews CleanSpace performance at Nickel Refinery

CleanSpace demonstrates how easy and cost effective it is to implement PAPR on site in Safety Solutions Magazine, Australia’s leading Health and Safety journal. The article discusses the benefits that Queensland Nickel and Cobalt Refinery discovered when they adopted the [...]

Monday, September 1, 2014|

Upcoming – PAFtec will be attending A+A Health and Safety in Dusseldorf in 2015

PAFtec will be attending A+A Health and Safety in Dusseldorf Germany in November 2015. Held every two years, A+A Health and Safety Trade Fair is the world’s largest Workplace Safety Exhibition and this year had 63,000 visitors including top international [...]

Sunday, August 31, 2014|

CleanSpace will be attending Expoprotection in Paris France 4-6 November 2014

CleanSpace will be attending Expoprotection in Paris France in 4 – 6 November 2014. Held every two years, Expoprotection is the only event in France that brings together top international specialists and the most innovative equipment and solutions. Contact us today [...]

Sunday, August 31, 2014|

CleanSpace exhibits at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014

CleanSpace exhibits at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014: Global Forum for Prevention at the Messe Frankfurt, Germany. Attended by Germany’s leading health and safety professionals and Social Accident Insurance partners, the Congress and Trade Show [...]

Sunday, August 24, 2014|

CASE STUDY – Nickel and Cobalt Refinery

Operating a large processing site in high temperatures with a highly mobile staff across dispersed operations, presented respiratory protection challenges for a Nickel and Cobalt refinery. The refinery employs over 1000 people and is a leader in nickel processing. FULL [...]

Friday, August 22, 2014|

CleanSpace partners with Kompass Gruppe in Germany

CleanSpace partners with Kompass Gruppe in Germany to promote and sell CleanSpace products to their customers. Kompass Gruppe is one of Germany's largest and well known suppliers with global leading customers in manufacturing, construction, steel fabrication, automotive and chemical industries [...]

Monday, June 30, 2014|

Mining Safety Magazine, outlines how important it is to correctly fit your mask

PAFtec outlines the importance of fitting and fit testing Respiratory Devices in the Winter 2014 Australiasian Mining Safety Issue 21. Inhalation is the primary route of exposure to toxic and harmful substances in the workplace. Airborne contaminants common in the [...]

Thursday, June 5, 2014|

CleanSpace was well supported at the Queensland Mining Expo (QME).

CleanSpace was well represented by its National Distributors at QME. The Expo attracted a strong contingent from industry and exhibitors. QME is the leading industrial exhibition with over 11,000 visitors and 600 exhibitors.

Saturday, May 31, 2014|

A disposable cover for its CleanSpace2 respirator

CleanSpace launches a disposable light weight protective cover to shield the power unit from paint, powder coating, epoxy, plastering or use in excessively dusty environments. The lightweight breathable cover slips on easily and protects the exterior from contaminants. Easily torn [...]

Monday, March 31, 2014|

Welcome to CleanSpace

Combining the ease of use and mobility of a negative pressure mask with the protection of a powered respirators – CleanSpace is light, compact and comfortable to wear. The AirSensit smart technology matches the wearer’s air flow providing a highly [...]

Saturday, March 15, 2014|

CASE STUDY – Underground Mining

The re-emergence of Black Lung in the Mining sector highlights the challenges sites have protecting their staff from hazardous airborne contaminants in the workplace. Thousands of miners may be impacted by a disease once thought to be eradicated in Australia. [...]

Monday, March 3, 2014|

Why a leading construction materials company switched to CleanSpace

In Jan/February Issue of Safety Solutions, a leading Australian construction materials company discusses why their switch from dust masks to CleanSpace PAPR provided better mask comfort over long shifts and cost savings. Click here to view the article form the [...]

Friday, January 31, 2014|

High Capacity Particulate (P3) filter for CleanSpace

PAFtec launches a new large capacity gas filter for the CleanSpace Respirators for use with particulates. The filter [Code: PAF-0037] is a particulate P3 TM3 filter certified to EN 12942 (CE Mark). The deeper pleating beds and has four times [...]

Friday, January 31, 2014|

Combination gas A1P3 filter for CleanSpace

PAFtec launches a new combination gas filter for the CleanSpace Respirators for protection against organic gases and vapours (e.g. solvents with a boiling point higher than 65°C), mechanical and thermally generated particles including dusts, mists and fumes generated by welding, [...]

Friday, January 31, 2014|

CleanSpace exhibited at the Australian Institution of Occupational Hygienist (AIOH).

CleanSpace exhibited at the Australian Institution of Occupational Hygienist (AIOH) Annual Conference 2014 held in Sydney. The AIOH Conference is the premier event for occupational hygienists in the SE Asian region. It is an international conference which promotes the science [...]

Saturday, November 30, 2013|

CleanSpace exhibits at A+A Safety, Security and Health, the world’s largest Safety Trade Fair.

CleanSpace exhibited at the A+A Safety, Security and Health at Work International Trade Fair in Dusseldorf Germany in November 2013 (www.aplusa-online.com). This is CleanSpace's second visit to A+A and there was overwhelmingly interest in CleanSpace technology from end users and [...]

Thursday, October 31, 2013|

CASE STUDY – Mining and Quarry

Personal respiratory protection against small particle dusts is one of the greatest occupational health and safety challenges facing heavy industrial companies. Disposable masks when not fitting correctly or when used with facial hair, can be ineffective for protecting staff. Furthermore, [...]

Thursday, August 22, 2013|

CleanSpace wins British Safety Innovation Award – BSIF

British Safety Industry Federation is UK's leading body within the safety industry. In 2013 CleanSpace won a BSIF Award for Product Innovation. This award recognises the importance of innovation and underlines the highest standards of excellence within occupational health and [...]

Friday, May 31, 2013|

CleanSpace wins prestigious French Safety Innovation Award – Preventica

The Preventica Innovation Awards awarded CleanSpace for excellence in product innovation and design within Personal Protection Equipment category. Preventica is France’s premier congress and exhibition fair dedicated to workplace occupational health & safety and risk prevention.

Friday, May 31, 2013|

CleanSpace awarded Australian International Good Design Award

CleanSpace Powered Respirator has been awarded an Australian International Good Design Award. This is Australia’s longest standing national design award and one of the few forums for professional industrial designers and manufacturers to showcase their design expertise to national and [...]

Tuesday, April 30, 2013|

CASE STUDY – Quarries

Controlling dust levels below the recommended trigger values by Health and Safety authorities, is not always achievable. Respiratory protection on open-cut mining operations has traditionally been managed with disposable masks. Powered respirators have been considered too bulky and expensive for [...]

Friday, March 22, 2013|

CleanSpace officially launches in Europe at Expoprotection, Paris France

CleanSpace exhibited at Expoprotection in Paris France in December 2012. Held every two years, Expoprotection is the only event in France that brings together top international specialists and the most innovative equipment and solutions. The exhibition averages over 20,000 visitors and [...]

Friday, November 30, 2012|

CleanSpace featured in BRW Article – In Top Shape: Good design makes for good business.

CleanSpace was reviewed in the June 2012 edition of the Business Review Weekly (BRW). "In Top Shape: Good design makes for good business". To view the full article in the Business Review Weekly please click here

Thursday, May 31, 2012|

CleanSpace showcased on World stage

CleanSpace showcased at the World’s largest Safety Equipment Trade Fair. This spectacular event (A+A Safety) is only held every two years and attended by thousands of Occupational Health and Safety experts and safety equipment distributors and manufacturers from around the [...]

Monday, October 31, 2011|