Your Beginners’ Guide to Safety Eyewear

man wearing a lab coat with an idea about safety eyewear

Let’s face it, not everyone is a safety spec boff like the Khulanathi team, that’s why we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about safety glasses. Here are five foolproof ways to find the right eye protection… and protection for the left eye too. Spec it out It’s important to know that […]

Why Disposable Respirators Have a Shelf Life

Did you know that disposable respirators have a shelf life? Here is everything you need to know in order to ensure your respirator inventory stays up to date: Disposable respirators are used to protect wearers from particulate airborne hazards and reduce exposures to potentially harmful substances. These respirators have limited shelf life after which they […]

Surgical Masks vs Respirators

an image of a surgical mask and an image of a respirator to compare

There is a big difference between a respirator and a surgical mask as they were each designed for very different purposes. The team at 3M came up with a very clever way to demonstrate these differences. They decided to take the Surgical Mask (SM) and the N95 Respirator (N95) to the bar to find out […]

How To Wear Your Respirator Correctly

how to wear your respirator correctly. Man wearing N95 mask

In consideration of the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus and the high demand for respirators, we feel that it is extremely important for the general public to understand how to use their respirators correctly. If you do not fit your respirator correctly, the mask will not perform as required or expected. Here are some quick […]

How Hand Protection Can Reduce Your Risk Of Contracting the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The Coronavirus outbreak is spreading rapidly, and millions of people worldwide are at risk of contracting the virus. As of 4 February 2020, more than 400 people have died and over 20 000 cases have been confirmed around the world. Find out how wearing single-use gloves could reduce your risk of infection.