The truth about speed limits

29 April, 2016

Is a speed limit set in stone, or is there a tolerance? According to a recent article published by the NRMA, drivers on NSW roads commonly hold a belief that police will turn a blind eye to infringements whereby motorists are caught doing less than 10 km/h above the speed limit. The association gets to the bottom of the issue.

Milwaukee Gen 6 heated M12 workwear

21 April, 2016

The Gen 6 heated M12 workwear line from Milwaukee includes the 3-in-1 Ripstop Jacket and Ripstop vest, a redesigned women's heated jacket and improved run-time across the range.

React Sidekick personal panic button

18 April, 2016

The React Sidekick personal panic button enables wearers to reach a wide network in the event of an emergency.

Where is the workplace line drawn?

08 April, 2016

The parameters around workplace safety may seem cut and dried, but a recent ruling may challenge what constitutes a 'workplace', according to an article published by the Health and Safety Bulletin.

Policing low-level speeding more than revenue raising

18 March, 2016

The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) is hosting a webinar on Friday 31 March on low-level speeding and the impact on safety. While policing of low-level speeding is widely disputed within the community and often seen as a revenue-raising exercise, evidence increasingly suggests that enforcing speed limits delivers greater overall road safety.

Wilhelmsen Ships Service Unitor inflatable life jacket

15 March, 2016

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has launched a life jacket specially designed to safeguard workers in offshore environments. The Unitor Inflatable Lifejacket features a 170 N buoyancy rating and a Hammar automatic hydrostatic release system. While designed specifically for rugged conditions, it is also allows for free movement and is lightweight.

Can headphones save lives?

08 February, 2016

New headphone technology that is claimed "could significantly improve road safety and save lives" has been developed by American audio manufacturer Harman, according to the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) website.

Last call for input into standards for workplace exposure to hazardous chemicals

14 December, 2015

The public consultation process on exposure standards for hazardous chemicals used in workplaces closes this Friday, 18 December.

Happy Ears earplugs

10 December, 2015

Happy Ears earplugs combine noise reduction and sound reproduction. Ordinary earplugs tend to muffle both lower and higher frequencies, which can lead to a tinny, muddy sound.

Does stress affect your driving?

02 December, 2015

The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) is trying to uncover the effects of stress and driving. A seemingly understudied topic, the Headspace project aims to shed light on the connection between the two — how stress and negative events impact on a driver's state of mind, or headspace, which in turn may impact on his or her ability to drive safely.

National Asbestos Awareness Month launched

06 November, 2015

National Asbestos Awareness Month has kicked off a launch campaign with a plea to every Australian to make it their business to 'Get to kNOw Asbestos this NOvember'.

Safety issue notice — self-retracting lanyards

05 November, 2015

MSA Australia has advised a potential safety issue with its 9 and 15 m Workman self-retracting lanyards (SRLs). The affected products bear MSA Part Nos 10120723 and 10121777 and were manufactured from January through August 2015.

Be safe. Be healthy. Because... work health and safety doesn't end in October

04 November, 2015

National Safe Work Month may have come to an end for 2015, but Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter is urging individuals and workplaces to continue to keep work health and safety top of mind throughout the year.

Workplace road safety guide

03 November, 2015

Corporate and organisational fleet and road safety is of strong interest to government and government agencies in Australia and New Zealand. It has been identified that there is great opportunity to engage and assist organisations and corporations in the delivery of road safety and road safety measures to achieve nationally significant road-related trauma reductions.

Andatech Wingmate personal breathalyser

02 November, 2015

Andatech has released the Wingmate personal breathalyser, featuring one-button operation and fast response times.

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