Industry-first safety report shows Australian industry lags in costing hand injuries
The first report on hand injuries in Australian workplaces, “In Safe Hands: The State of Hand Protection in Australia 2016”, has been published.
Ansell is helping safety leaders stay ahead of regulatory changes in hand protection
The new EN388 standard represents the most sweeping revisions to this fundamental mechanical hand protection benchmark in over 20 years. It includes important revisions to existing cut and abrasion measures and introduces a new impact protection score.
Hand safety conformance loophole warning
In recent revisions to the Australian and New Zealand occupational protective glove Standard, mandatory independent testing and certification has come under scrutiny. The update was published on 19th May 2016 and supersedes AS/NZS 2161.1:2000.
Hand cuts, scrapes and infections: Don’t ignore the work safety risks
HEALTHY hands are productive hands. Workers with good hand health are likely to produce better quality products with minimal lost time on the job.The types of injuries or hazards workers usually incur fall into five main categories.
Touch up on tactility with Ansell work safety gloves
TACTILIY is to the fingers what dexterity is to the hands when it comes to PPE (personal protective equipment). Tactile sensitivity refers to touch perception or sensation in the fingertips, allowing workers to handle objects safely and efficiently.
Hydro Tasmania wins Ansell-sponsored National Safety Council award
HYDRO Tasmania has been judged the company with the Best Health and Wellbeing Program in the 2013 National Safety Council of Australia Awards of Excellence. The company was applauded in the Ansell-sponsored Best Health and Wellbeing Program category for its Healthy Mind, Healthy Body initiative.
Safety satisfaction against chemical reaction: Ansell the piece de resistance
FROM phenol to propenol, crude oil and coal tar, Ansell has the best chemical protection by far. Get rid of worker frustration from chemical permeation and degradation. Be it benzene, xylene or kerosene - Ansell helps keep your hands clean.
Construction workers build up greater work injury risk
CONSTRUCTION and building industry workers suffer injuries at a rate almost 25 per cent higher than for all Australian workers, Safe Work Australia data shows. Workers in the construction industry suffered 86 injuries per 1000 workers, compared to 69 injuries per 1000 for all Australian workers.
Ansell pulling the apron strings for your work safety
ANSELL’S got you covered in work safety from just about head to toe with its aprons and bouffants (hair nets).
US safety engineers vote HyFlex 11-518 work safety gloves best in cut-resistance
Ansell, hand in glove with your safety needs, is a cut above the rest when it comes to cut protection. That’s the decision made by the prestigious American Society of Safety Engineers at its Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Awards.
Moist hands a dry argument in work safety hand protection with Ansell gloves
WORKERS want safety gloves that prevent the build-up of perspiration on their hands and consequent odour problems. Hand protection with features such as breathability, moisture wicking capabilities, stay-dry linings and cooler fabrics are important considerations.
Ansell’s sharpshooter in cut protection safety gloves: HyFlex 11-630 work wear
ANSELL’S HyFlex® 11-630 safety gloves are the sharpest tool in the shed when it comes to cut protection. A cut above the competition, the HyFlex 11-630 work gloves are specially designed to boost productivity by workers handling sharp objects and components.