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|

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|

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|

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|

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|