We believe that no workplace should ever be harmful to its employees or the environment. We have created some useful resources that address personal, site and environmental safety, helping to ensure your site is safe and compliant.
Everyone has the right to return home safe and sound from work. Whilst prevention is the primary form of hazard control, PPE is the last defence in protecting workers from hazards. Here in Personal Safety, we help with guides and infographics to identify the correct PPE for the task and how to use equipment safely.
A Guide to Protecting your Hands
Are your workers using the correct gloves while at work? Accidents can happen at any given moment and being prepared with the best PPE for the job will prevent injuries to workers. This handy glove guide will help you make the right choice for any job or application. Download the Stratex glove guide
There’s More to Safety Eyewear than Meets the Eye
Is your eyewear compliant with Australian Safety standards? The AS/NZS 1337 standard is widely used and is a critical part of selecting the correct eyewear. With this insightful infographic, you can achieve peace of mind in providing the best eyewear protection for your workers. Download the Stratex eyeware compliant infographic
How to Protect your Eyes
Unfortunately, eye injuries can be a common occurrence in workplaces where incorrect eye protection is supplied to employees, especially those working in hazardous situations. In this eyewear guide, we make it easy to select the correct eye protection for the job, ensuring that yourself and others around you are kept safe. Download the Stratex eyeware guide
A Guide to Respiratory Protection
Protecting your airways against hazardous agents in every workplace situation is vital for your health and wellbeing. Our guide will help you to breathe easier knowing you have selected the correct respirator to protect you from common hazards your workers may face. Download the Stratex Breathe Easy Respiratory Health guide
Causes of Worksite Dehydration
After record-breaking temperatures in the summer of 2018 and with spring forecasts already expecting above average temperatures, it’s looking like we’ll have a hotter and dryer summer this year. Continue reading the article
4 Step Hydration Audit
To reduce dehydration and fatigue in your workers, conduct hydration audit of your work site.
Dehydration can have a huge impact on worker safety and performance, especially in physically demanding industries such as civil construction and mining.
How much water a person needs depends on their age, gender, work activity and the environment they’re in. Generally speaking, two litres of water a day is recommended to maintain healthy hydration, but if environmental conditions or level of physical activities change, more water is required to replenish the body. Continue reading the article
Recognising Dehydration Symptoms
Having well hydrated teams minimises risks and accidents in the workplace. Hydration has a direct impact on mood and performance, improving mental clarity and helping with concentration on job tasks.
Being well hydrated has benefits that contribute to the overall health and wellbeing of workers such as promoting kidney function, improving digestion and minimising risks with conditions such as…Continue reading the article
Hydration Station Checklist
If workers aren’t properly hydrated it can pose serious risks to their safety on site. Dehydration symptoms can range from fatigue, nausea, poor concentration and light headedness which, when operating heavy machinery or handling hazardous substances, can increase the number of site injuries.
Every site needs to allocate an area, or a number of areas, dedicated to hydrating workers. These hydration stations are a place where workers can rest in the shade and access clean cold water as well as other cooling items such as electrolytes, sunscreen, cooling vests and cooling towels to help them hydrate. Continue reading the article
Every workplace should be passionate about maintaining a safe, productive and efficient working environment. Liquid leaks and spills can be common on worksites but it is how you handle them that will protect your workers from harm and keep your site clean and safe. See our helpful articles on how to take the worry out of an unsafe worksite.
What Absorbent do I use for my Hazardous Spill?
We often get asked “what type of absorbent should I use to clean up my spill?” This infographic is a quick reference guide that outlines the correct absorbents to use for a variety of common hazardous liquid spills on your site. click here.
How to Prevent Liquid Leaks and Spills
We collaborated with EPA Victoria in creating this useful fact sheet on what preventative steps can be taken to stop spilled liquid from leaving your site and causing environmental damage. Learn how to prevent and control liquid leaks and spills here or download the full version. Download the full version here.
Why Wipes are Better for your Site than Rags
Absorbent wipes are the perfect addition to every workshop, removing oils fast and getting surfaces clean without any smearing or contamination. See how wipes are a better alternative to keep your site safe and clean. Download the full infographic here.
Concrete Washout Bag FAQs
What is concrete washout waste? And what is the easiest way to dispose of it? We’re all aware of how concrete washout waste can be an environmental problem and a costly inconvenience for workers to clean up. These frequently asked questions will put your mind at ease. Download the FAQ here
How to use a Concrete Washout Bag
Concrete Washout Bags are simple and easy to use and are the ideal storage solution for all washout waste on construction sites. This brief step-by-step video will help guide you through how to use and dispose of the bag. Download the Stratex Concrete Washout Bag Instructions
We want to be able to enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer with those we care the most about. That’s why we’re passionate about keeping our environment from hazardous material contamination. Be prepared for liquid leaks and spills that may have the potential to pollute.
How to Deal with Concrete Washout Waste on your Site
How do you know if you’re managing concrete washout waste correctly on your work site? This helpful article covers the impact it has on the environment, work site best practice and legislative requirements. Click here find out more information