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  1. Safeguarding Workers in the Australian Sun: Sunscreen, UV Protection, and PPE.

    Safeguarding Workers in the Australian Sun: Sunscreen, UV Protection, and PPE.

    Australia's sunny climate, breathtaking landscapes and outdoor lifestyle are undeniable treasures. However, when it comes to working outdoors, ensuring the safety and well-being of your employees is paramount. As a safety and workwear company that provides Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including sunscreen and UV-rated clothing, let's explore how you can protect your workers from the harsh Australian sun while providing essential facts about UV radiation.

    Understanding UV Radiation in Australia

    1. Australia's Unique UV Levels: Australia's geographical location, clear skies and low pollution levels make it one of the highest UV-exposed countries globally. The southern hemisphere experiences more intense UV radiation due to its proximity to the sun.
    2. Types of UV Radiation: There are three main types of
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  2. Say NO to Mosquitos

    Say NO to Mosquitos
    You've likely heard some scuttlebutt in the community about Mosquitos and Japanese Encephalitis. To help clarify, see below directions from NSW Health:
    Japanese encephalitis virus is spread by mosquito bites. It has been detected in parts of the southern, western and New England area of NSW following recent heavy rains.
    The best course of action is to avoid mosquito bites to prevent infection:
    • cover up while outside with loose, light-coloured clothing and covered footwear
    • avoid being outdoors at dawn and dusk
    • apply insect repellent on exposed skin that contains DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus
    • use insecticide sprays, vapours dispensing units and mosquito coils to repel mosquitos
    • cover openings such as windows and doors with insect screens
    • remove water-holding containers outside your house where mosquitos can breed.
    For more
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  3. INTRODUCING THE PILBARA COLLECTION® EST: 2006!

    From corporate to country, the Pilbara Collection has something to suit you

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