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Safe and Solo

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• Lead Story: The secrets of safety success • Commentary: Few firms ready for bullying reforms • Feature Story: Clinically dead for 40 minutes

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Non-safety but still tough

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Compliance concerns for steel storage

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Tanks for the safety

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Tough test in Tom Price

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Smooth ride for contractor

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Building a water wall

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Safety leadership redefined It’s not typical to see a CEO named Safety Ambassador of the Year, but so it was in October when Transdev CEO Jonathan Metcalfe was announced by Safe Work Australia. Transdev is no backyard business or family concern, where you might reasonably expect the CEO to know everybody’s name and favourite footy team. The public transport company has more than 4800 employees and carries around 120 million passengers a year in a combined fleet of 2000 trains, buses, ferries and light rail. Transdev recorded its lowest ever lost time injury frequency rate in 2012 and is on track to be even lower in 2013. Some of its industrial operations in July celebrated 500 days LTI-free and the Sydney Monorail was decommissioned in June without any serious injuries. Metcalfe made a good point in his acceptance speech, one that is worth benchmarking in your own companies. “In truth, when I heard that I was being nominated, I initially felt slightly uncomfortable as I honestly regard safety leadership as a critical

part of any professional CEO’s role,” he said. And later: “I start from the premise that one cannot expect others to treat safety as the number one priority in the organisation if I do not demonstrate this every day myself.” The role of leadership is pretty much a given these days in addressing workplace safety and issues such as environmental performance, for a couple of reasons. Because they are not profit centres they are easily overlooked, and because they are systemic they require an organisational culture that values them. So good performance requires sustained management interest, but the National Safety Council of Australia announced – just a week before Metcalfe was unveiled – this leadership must run deeper than the top brass. Our lead story drilling down into two of the winners, Tenix and the Barwon Water Alliance, shows how the best practitioners are ensuring operational leaders also have ownership of the issue. Tenix put 600 front line staff through a new

training course on fatal risks last year; and Barwon holds Saturday sessions for key site personnel to school them in how to talk about safety to their teams. And then, of course, there are the safety professionals, whose job increasingly is to get beyond compliance to one of supporting operational managers. For the first time in Safety Ambassador history a highly commended award was also presented, to Port Hunter Conveyors OHS coordinator Jared Dwyer. “Working with staff at all levels Jared has raised the profile of work health and safety and made great in-roads to improve common safety issues faced by workers,” Safe Work Australia CEO Rex Hoy said. “Central to Jared’s success has been his ability to communicate key safety messages to help change the perception of safety within the mining industry.” Richard Collins, Editor richard.collins@aspermont.com

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Few firms ready for bullying reforms New workplace bullying provisions from January 1 should spark a fundamental change in management and culture.

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ew workplace bullying provisions in the Fair Work Act, which start on January 1, could see up to 3,500 complaints a year, according to the Fair Work Commission. Norton Rose Fulbright partner Michael Tooma, the law firm’s Asia-Pacific head of occupational health, safety and security, said the legal changes were minor but enforcement would become much more active. “It needs a radical reaction because what we have done to date has been woefully inadequate. Until we realise that and get the buy-in of the organisation and the senior management team, we will not change the outcomes we get at the moment,” he told Inside Safety. A 2012 House of Representatives report, ‘Workplace bullying, we just want it to stop’, found bullying costs the economy between $6 billion and $36 billion a year – and the average complaint costs employers between $17,000 and $24,000. It also has a profound personal toll, as revealed by the tragic case of Brodie Panlock, who committed suicide after prolonged workplace bullying. It lead to Brodie’s Law in Victoria, which Tooma described as “a warning shot across the bows of boardrooms in Australia”. Companies typically view bullying as a lesser health and safety issue, to be dealt with at an individual level by either censuring the bully or compensating the victim. Tooma argues bullying must be treated as a systemic issue on a par with traditional safety issues. “The result now is that there is no learning that comes out of an investigation. That must stop. All it does is perpetuate the problem and

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the culture, because it assumes there are no organisational factors involved,” he said. The looming reforms have sparked plenty of discussion about bullying, but Tooma doesn’t see many companies making fundamental changes, despite the prospect of the state workplace agencies keeping a keen eye out for test cases. He recommends three steps: realisation, reporting and response. Realising the

Key bullying reforms • Bullying is repeated unreasonable conduct directed towards a worker or group of workers that creates a WHS risk. It can be direct or indirect (eg exclusion). • The new provisions apply to “workers”, which under the WHS laws includes employees, contractors, apprentices and even volunteers. • From January 1, any worker can complain to the Fair Work Commission, which must deal with it in 14 days. It can make an order to stop the behaviour and/or refer it to state regulators for prosecution.

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issue involves building a “just culture” that proactively addresses bullying, including committed leadership, an aware workforce and good policies and procedures. Reporting includes encouraging a culture where claims can be made confidentially and then investigated. The provisions define bullying as repeated behaviour; Tooma prefers to see single incidents as near misses that could indicate an underlying problem and provide an opportunity for learning. Response is about having procedures in place to prevent bullying and deal with complaints if they occur. One key recommendation is to establish an arm’s length investigative capability rather than leave it to human resources, which will see it as a performance issue rather than a safety one. This could be an external party or a compliance-related function such in-house legal counsel or the health and safety office.

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MineARC launches Johannesburg office Safety shelter specialist MineARC Systems’ new African-based facility in North Riding, Johannesburg was officially opened on October 9 by His Excellency, Graeme Wilson, High Commissioner for Australia and Ambassador to South Africa.

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major contract to supply South African-based Anglo American Coal’s New Denmark colliery with 17 CoalSAFE refuge chambers was the catalyst for MineARC’s new Johannesburg operation. MineARC General Manager Mike Lincoln said the company was seeing a real determination across Africa to bring mine safety to the top of the agenda and in line with world’s best practice safety legislation and technology. He said the New Denmark contract was justification of this. The CoalSAFE refuge chambers at New Denmark will serve as an advanced safety feature of the mine, complying with world’s best practice legislation for refuge chambers. Each chamber is capable of safely housing up to 16 miners each for up to 48hrs in the event of an underground emergency such as a fire or toxic smoke and gas release. In order to be safe for coal mines, each chamber operates intrinsically safe (non-electrically powered) technology. MineARC’s patented liquid CO2 powered technology powers the refuge chamber’s life support systems – including air conditioning for miners, and CO/CO2 scrubbing – regenerating the air inside the chamber, making it safe for miners to breathe. MineARC Africa general manager Tom Long said the company had been supplying refuge chambers to African mines for the best part of 10 years. “Establishing a facility on the African continent means our local clients will benefit from greater sales and after service support, a faster turnaround time on manufacturing and freight, and lower costs,” Long said. “The new facility will also provide a boost to the local economy, with sub-contractor agreements with local suppliers and the creation of local jobs.” MineARC’s new home has more than 1,300 sqm of office and manufacturing space, making it MineARC’s third largest global operation behind Australia and the United States. At current capacity the North Riding facility will turn out up to 10 finished refuge chambers per month. “Work on the Anglo chambers is already well underway and we’re already dealing with back-orders from other clients.” Long said.

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Salvage units to save face Global high-pressure pump manufacturing RMI Pressure Systems has been providing innovative solutions to the mining and industrial sectors for more than 100 years – its latest offering is designed to improve productivity and safety at the coal face of longwall mines.

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he task of safely and efficiently producing coal from a longwall mine has benefited greatly through mechanisation and automation, reducing the need for workers to be put in harm’s way. The process of installing and recovering such mining equipment at the coal face is both time consuming and labour intensive, meaning that coal production drops extensively during the process. In order to assist in reducing the overall time lost to the recovery phase, RMI Pressure Systems has developed a salvage unit designed to improve the efficiency of the recovery of hydraulic roof support structures. RMI marketing manager Mike Sherman said the company had been designing solutions for the mining industry for many years, with the majority of applications being in remote areas. These remote operations provide limited access resulting in unplanned downtime being very expensive. “Reliability is an essential quality required of our equipment,” Sherman said.

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“We have an enviable reputation for designing efficient and reliable equipment, which has been used across the world in the longwall mining industry for many years.” The efficiency of a mine is ultimately what keeps it working, so mine operators are continually looking to improve performance and the process for designing and selecting roof support systems for longwall mining must be rigorous to ensure the safety of all those working in the mine. It is therefore important to be able to recover this equipment, once the mining in a certain area has been completed, as efficiently as possible. This retrieval process requires the use of salvage pump units, which can be installed to provide hydraulic power while the main systems are disconnected and relocated. RMI is a leading manufacturer of high pressure, high flow pumping systems and has been designing solutions for the mining industry for many years. The latest addition to its product portfolio provides a self-contained pumping unit, which has extensive safety features and is designed to ensure safe and reliable operation in the harsh mining environment. The standard design of salvage pumping unit is fitted with the proven S300 Trimax pump, which is driven by the on-board 110 kilowatt electric motor providing a typical duty of 202 litres per minute at 208 bar. These basic specifications can be altered to suit specific customer requirements to ensure that the delivered system will provide reliable hydraulic power during the retrieval process. The pump assembly is fully flameproof and comes complete with a starter unit with remote start/stop facility as well as strobe lighting to indicate the running condition. The tank assembly provides inlet and return lines that are fitted with filters to ensure the hydraulic fluid is kept free from contamination and promote longer component life. The salvage units are each contained within a steel framed skid, which is fitted with both forklift truck slots and lifting eyes to ensure safe and secure transportation. The frame is equipped with four manually adjustable legs to ensure the pump and fluid tanks can be levelled to maintain correct operation.

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Lead Story Barwon Water Alliance injury frequency rate hits zero with one million hours worked.

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safety success Active management, novel indicators and bucket loads of engagement was the secret recipe of last month’s safety excellence award winners. By Richard Collins

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hey call it the Positive Performance Indicator Frequency Rate (PPIFR) and if the National Safety Council of Australia excellence awards are any guide, it could just become the norm for assessing workplace health and safety (WHS). The similarities between two winners – Barwon Water Alliance for its overall program and Tenix for its fatalities and disabling injuries focus – suggest an emerging consensus around best practice. Barwon still tracks its lost time and total recordable injuries, but alliance manager

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Shawn Cumming is far more interested in a new metric, the PPIFR. “This is showing all those positive initiatives we can do to influence safety. So that is things like the number of training hours, audits and inspections conducted, hazard reports, leadership walks conducted, start cards completed,” he told Inside Safety. “We have an indicator frequency rate for all that front end stuff and we want to see that continuously trend upwards. As we have seen that going up we have seen our LTIFR and TRIFR going down.” Martin Smith, the group head of safety at ©Aspermont Limited - Courtesy of Inside Safety magazine

engineering and construction firm Tenix, has also thrown the switch to predictive safety indicators. “We have shifted thinking at every level of the business about how you measure success around these aspects. We used to measure success purely by our lag indicator, but now we have three lead indicators that are driving the culture that we are looking to develop,” he said. Tenix has confronted another problem with a focus on lost time injury frequency as a metric – it ignores the low probability but high consequence risks.

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Lead Story “There is enough research around that says what causes a lost time injury is very different to what causes a fatality. Fatalities are those statistical anomalies,” Smith said. “What has happened historically is that organisations have focused on reducing their lost time injuries and have taken their eye off the ball on the fatal risks in their business. “When you look at global companies and their lost time injury frequency rates, they are always very low, less than two per million hours. But when you look at fatalities it is a totally different story.” Citigroup benchmarking data (2005-2011) on workplace injuries shows the likes of Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, Lend Lease and Leighton continued to have high fatality rates through this period. Smith and other industry leaders see it as the next frontier for industry broadly, as it has been for Tenix.

Best safety leadership program The Geelong-based alliance of Barwon Water, John Holland and GHD took the NSCA award for Best Safety Leadership Program/ Initiative. The $350 million, 5-year alliance is delivering more than 140 medium-sized water sewerage and recycled water projects. Another of the core deliverables is enhancing the capacity of local contractors around safety, quality and environment (SQE). It is about leaving a broader legacy but also ensuring a skilled contractor base for Barwon Water when the tier one contractor departs next year. Interestingly, the benefits are not just rippling out to contractors. Barwon Water itself was highly commended at the NSCA awards for its health and wellbeing initiative, which among other things includes workshops on everything from stretch/ strength to emotional resilience to nutrition. The alliance started with a sound, multitiered risk management process, but it was not enough. “We had a good system in place but we had some very near misses at the start of the alliance and we had to question ourselves about what went wrong,” said Cumming. “We quickly realised the system was no good unless there was an element of accountability and an element awareness that goes with the system. “We thought if we could get everyone to answer three questions, no matter in what role they are in, we would really win the battle of our vision of no harm: what am I accountable for; what are the key risks and controls; and how do I know those controls are in place and effective.” Contractors were asked to sign a code of conduct supporting the no harm vision, which was backed up by zero tolerance enforcement. But there’s no silver bullet. It is about being alive to new risks, having strong leadership and bucket loads of engagement.

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They started informal monthly (free) breakfast meetings for staff, quarterly forums for contractors (which have now become self-sustaining) and a variety of audit and inspection programs, with all the information collated daily through a web-based, iPadinterface system. “Another key learning we had was that to be successful the breadth of your SQE leadership has to be very wide,” Cumming said. “Your SQE leaders are not just your management team. You have to engage site project managers and supervisors and get them to recognise their role as SQE leaders, not just from a compliance perspective but in building a strong SQE culture.” They developed an SQE cultural leadership training package for project managers and supervisors that provided tools on how to manage a culture, ask the right questions and engage their teams. The training is delivered on a Saturday and staged to three different project milestones to keep the energy up through the project life. The focus has now started broadening to quality. Cumming said there are clear links between the two, including that injuries are nine times more likely during re-work to fix a poor job because there is no money, time and planning allocated to it. “After four years the alliance has achieved exceptional results with the injury frequency rate reaching zero with over one million hours worked,” noted the NSCA judges. And its PPIFR has climbed from four out of 10 to seven.

Best continuous improvement Lost time injury frequency rates respond well to management attention and low-level control like training, procedures and personal protective equipment. Tenix had made big inroads in that area. “But we didn’t want to fall into the trap of declaring victory on injuries just because our LTIFRs had come down. We work in engineering and construction, which has high fatality rates,” Smith said. In introducing the Fatality and Serious Injury Prevention Program last year, he also didn’t want to fall into the trap of delivering it as a top-down project, because “you won’t win the hearts and minds”. “The safety people were involved in the process and provided input and data, but they didn’t drive it. It was driven by the operational people,” he said. “We ran some workshops through the business to identify where our fatal risks were. We actually knew where they were, but it was part of a considered methodology to get engagement at the front end.” The workshops also considered whether the controls for fatal risks were adequate. The exercise revealed over reliance on low level controls, which is common in most industries ©Aspermont Limited - Courtesy of Inside Safety magazine

Best solution of a WHS risk Namoi Cotton runs 12 cotton gins and three packing facilities capable of handling 1.5 million bales per season. It won the NSCA’s solutions award for medium to large businesses. The press pit is an under-floor level where the cotton is baled. Workers regularly carry excess cotton back upstairs, involving a series of manual handling, slips, trips and falls risks. A Namoi Cotton employee designed a new PVC venturi line to vacuum the excess cotton back up to the ground floor. The compressed air is permanently fixed to the venturi line and has a ball valve to control air flow. The risk assessment and safe work procedure for using compressed air was carried out in consultation with the workers and management, so that workers were trained and assessed as competent before use. with the recent exception of the resourcebased sectors. “What that means though is you have fatal risks in your business that are waiting to be realised. What is required for high risk activities is high-level thinking, like an engineering control or better. That is a shift in thinking we had to do,” Smith said. One key feature of the program is the new design protocols that inject safety thinking – and costing – into a project right at the start, meaning only the residual risk has to be managed when it comes to project delivery. It was a shift that impressed the NSCA judges, who awarded Tenix the prize for Best Continuous Improvement of a WHS Management System. They noted: “The program resulted in a collective shift in understanding of the control of high-risk activities at every level, a reduction in the number and severity of high-potential incidents, more resilient management systems, engaged operational leadership and an improvement in operational risk-management activities.” Along with enhanced governance arrangements and training for 600 front line staff, Tenix introduced three lead indicators. The “near miss ratio” compares near miss reports to actual injuries as an indicator of the health of the reporting regime. Smith expects 3-4 near misses for every injury and if reports fall below that then he may not have a real picture of the risks. The other two are the corrective action close out rate and workplace inspections completion rate against planned. The Barwon Water Alliance and Tenix share another feature: they are sharing their learnings with stakeholders beyond their own boundaries.

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Feature: Personal Protective Equipment

Non-safety but still tough Drawing on its 126 years of Australian manufacturing experience, work boot specialist Oliver Footwear has released the WB 26 non-safety series using all the durability, performance and comfort its wearers have come to expect.

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urable and comfortable nonsafety footwear plays a significant role for many Australians at work, while relaxing or simply being prepared for whatever the climate or conditions underfoot may be. This type of footwear, according to Oliver Footwear, was the preference for farmers, many tradies, home gardeners and increasingly women, all of whom tend to spend long hours on their feet going about their daily business. The Ballarat-based firm has brought all of its long-accumulated expertise with safety footwear into play with the release of the Oliver WB 26 non-safety series of work boots. The series provides a mix of elastic sided and lace-up boots, while introducing two styles that will find a position in specific sectors like security officials and patrol personnel. The WB 26 series employs the same “GRIPthane” dual-density polyurethane sole, the “Comfortcushion” impact absorption system and the Aegis Microbe Shield technology used in its established range of safety boots. GRIPthane offers a hard-wearing outer sole with a low density midsole for shock absorption. The soling combination is also resistant to most oils, acids and alkalis and is heat resistant to 130C – hardly non-safe. Comfortcushion combines a cellular urethane and PORON, which acts as

The Oliver WB 26 non-safety series work boot.

cushioning for the heel and ball of the foot, reducing fatigue in the foot, leg and lower back of the wearer. The sole pattern is designed to expel soil, while providing excellent slip resistance and all styles have premium quality water resistant uppers. The Aegis Microbe Shield solution in its footbed is designed to reduce bacteria that causes odour, staining and product deterioration. The perforated air channels on the footbed promote natural airflow to the feet and help retain the freshness of the boots especially when worn frequently.

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The two new special purpose styles in the series, designated the WB 26-660 and WB 26-670, have CORDURA fabric inserts that provide a stylish, lightweight and water resistant upper suited to security officials, patrol personnel and anyone needing comfortable long-term wear. The WB 26-660 and the WB 26-670 also have a convenient side zip for quick donning and doffing. The WB 26 non-safety series is compliant with the Australian and New Zealand Standards for electrical hazard resistance and are resistant to the material deterioration caused by hydrolysis.

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Feature: Personal Protective Equipment

Breaking bad habits Since its inception in 2004, Prime Mover Workwear has grown rapidly to become a prominent player in the industrial clothing market.

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rime Mover Workwear founder and owner Brett Birkill spent many years after high school helping to rebuild his parents’ clothing business that was badly hit by the recession.

Brett Birkill in Prime Mover Workwear.

Once it was back on its feet, Birkill decided to start his own venture – and Prime Mover was born. “In Europe at the time, there was already a huge demand for high-visibility workwear,” Birkill said. “We had a look at the market and Australia was yet to move into that sector. “Workers in Australia were still wearing navy shirts and khaki pants and that was as far as workwear went but we recognised that that was going to change.” Prime Mover has grown since then, from its 12-style opening workwear range to more than 270 styles, products and services offered today. A flame-retardant range is the latest addition and Birkill said he was continually researching and developing new fabrics to constantly improve the product. “The women’s range has also really developed because of the mining sector,” Birkill added. “A few years ago it was just accepted, especially by women, that because they were only a very small minority of the workforce that they just got men’s shirts and men’s pants.” But Birkill said this had changed and the company’s women’s range now made up 20% of its tenders. The group turnover is rising to $15 million annually and it has secured a lucrative 6% of the Australian workwear market. Birkill said one of the reasons his products were so well received was because they were both affordable and good quality.

The Prime Mover water repellent fleecy hoodie.

“We control the manufacturing process from start to finish,” Birkill said. “We are able to pack the product full of features like 3M reflective tape and treatments on the garments to help with waterproofing, stain resistance and breathability. “But because we are doing all these extra features direct, the pricing is kept under control.” Prime Mover Workwear has distribution warehouses in Melbourne, Shanghai, Auckland and Perth.

One bag to rule them all AFTER more than a decade travelling for work in the mining industry, Jack Shelley was frustrated enough with juggling his many bags of equipment to go out and create his own all-encompassing backpack. “The GEARBAG was designed and manufactured by myself out of sheer need,” Shelley said. It is the only backpack on the market specifically designed to carry all of the industry-standard minimum personal protection equipment in the one bag, according to Shelley. The GEARBAG has separate compartments and divisions for easy access and can be split

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into three individual bags for ease at airport security. It has been made with Australian standard hi-vis material with 3M reflective striping and is completely water resistant. Steel cap boots and a hard hat fit snuggly into the base of the bag, and safety glasses have been given their own protective compartment. The bag is also divided with liners to prevent work gear rubbing on clothes and transferring dirt. Able to carry all of the necessary site gear, a few days’ clothing and personal items such as computers and waterbottles while remaining compact, the GEARBAG also complies with ©Aspermont Limited - Courtesy of Inside Safety magazine

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airline overhead locker specifications. Shelley also said that the bag allowed users to talk on the phone or listen to music while in transit, with an earpiece hole in the front.

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Feature: Steel Storage

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Feature: Steel Storage Group chairman and Dexion CEO Peter Farmakis believed that an inherent difficulty arose when trying to trace the material used and the manufacturing methods adopted by internationally procured steel products, which were beyond the reach of Australia’s legal and regulatory framework. “The Australian manufacturing market is mature. It’s one that’s established a high-level of quality over many years, so that customers are insured against unsafe, non-compliant products by the very fact that they are purchasing locally manufactured products from within a strict WHS compliance regime,” Farmakis said. The group warned that accountability was lost when steel manufacturing was taken offshore and it’s both the procurer and the supplier who wore the repercussions of noncompliance in Australia. “The group’s primary objective is to ensure the health and safety of Australian businesses. Mitigating potential risks is paramount to the work we do, so we aim to raise awareness within the steel community of the issues associated with imports,” he said. According to the ASI, a number of major Australian steel projects had recently reported quality concerns and even fraudulent importer behaviour, such as falsified test certificates.

“Customers are insured against unsafe, non-compliant products by the very fact that they are purchasing locally manufactured products.” – Dexion CEO Peter Farmakis ASI national manager Ian Cairns acknowledged this growing trend and said over the past five years, the ASI had seen an increase in the number of complaints in relation to non-compliant imported steel products. “In particular, we are seeing a trend towards businesses procuring material such as steel plates, structural sections and metal castings from outside of Australia that are often found to have some issues in meeting local specifications,” he said. Accordingly, the group was working towards ensuring that all steel storage products and installations complied with an increasingly tight compliance regime – maintaining Australia’s capability in the efficient design, safety, and supply and construction of steel storage structures were key objectives. Collaborating closely with key industry stakeholders, the group assists businesses in meeting the requirements of Australian laws and regulations.

Some of the recent initiatives undertaken by the Group in collaboration with other key industry stakeholders include WorkSafe Victoria’s pallet racking operation and maintenance guidance notes developed on the advice of the group. The ASI’s code of practice for rack safety inspection initiatives such as these are designed to increase safety awareness and assist companies better meet Australia’s (rightly) rigid standards. However, it is incumbent on the procuring business to inform itself of these (often changing) laws and regulations and to understand their implications – knowledge is implied and ignorance will not protect against the law. The ASI said it would continue to develop forums for awareness, code position, representation, government lobbying, industry education and technical representation, presentations and seminars aimed at increasing standards and ethics within the Australian steel industry.

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Feature: Resuscitation

Clinically dead for 40 minutes and surviving During emergency cardiac surgery at Monash Medical Centre (MMC), the LUCAS 2 – an automatic external chest compression device manufactured by Physio-Control – helped keep a critical patient alive.

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hat started as a normal working day in suburban Melbourne for Vanessa Tenasio, a 41-year-old mother of two, suddenly became a lengthy battle for her life. While sitting on her couch at home Vanessa started feeling chest pains and collapsed. A call to ‘000’ had Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance (MICA) paramedics at the house within minutes. She arrested soon after the paramedics arrived, but was successfully defibrillated with a single shock and stabilised for the journey to MMC in Melbourne. At the hospital, Vanessa suffered a second cardiac arrest while speaking to Interventional Cardiologist, Dr Wally Ahmar. Nurses started manual CPR and defibrillation but it was soon obvious that this would not be effective. Kevin White, a clinical nurse educator at the hospital, made the decision to use the LUCAS 2, an automatic external chest compression device. Once set, the machine applied continuous

five centimetre chest compressions at a consistent rate of 100 compressions per minute. X-ray imaging of Vanessa’s coronary arteries showed that no blood was reaching the heart muscle and that the blockage would have to be surgically removed. The mechanical compressions maintained blood pressure within the vessels that allowed Dr Ahmar to gain access to Vanessa’s femoral arteries and perform the surgery to unblock the coronary arteries. The LUCAS 2 worked continuously the entire time under the drapes of the sterile field, protecting the staff from unnecessary exposure to X-rays. The LUCAS 2 kept blood flowing to the brain, heart and major organs, reducing the risk of brain damage and allowing medical staff time to perform the treatments necessary to save Vanessa’s life. The LUCAS 2 at MMC was purchased through fund-raising efforts by staff from the hospital and Port Philip Police and their families and friends. The group of 24 cyclists undertook a 520km

The charity cycling team, from Monash Medical Centre and Port Phillip Police, prior to their gruelling 520 km ride.

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John Koutsoubos, Nurse Unit Manager, demonstrating the LUCAS 2 at Monash Medical Centre.

bike ride from Mildura in the North West to Port Fairy on the Victorian coast and in the process raised more than $30,000. A sales representative for an earth-moving equipment company, Vanessa had no history of heart problems, yet this mother with a young family is alive thanks in part to the LUCAS 2. Despite being in cardiac arrest and having no heartbeat for approximately 53 minutes, she was discharged from the hospital just 10 days later. Post-operative tests indicated that she had no noticeable changes in brain function. Monash Medical Centre and St John Ambulance in Western Australia are the only Australian organisations currently equipped with LUCAS 2 devices, while The Epworth Hospital in Melbourne has ordered multiple LUCAS 2 devices for all its campuses. Engineered to meet the exacting standards of paramedics and hospital staff, the LUCAS 2 is a robust and reliable device that significantly increases the quality and consistency of compressions compared to manual CPR.

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Solar powered safety shower An Aussie manufacturer has come up with an innovative solution for industrial operators with projects in remote and harsh conditions – a solar-powered relocatable self-contained safety shower.

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tough and reliable Australian manufactured safety shower and eyewash featuring solar battery charging for use in the world’s remotest and harshest conditions, is set to be launched internationally after its successful introduction in Australia. The EM850 relocatable self-contained safety shower from Enware Australia – featuring loading/unloading access for forklifts or cranes – is already in use by leading engineering and project management companies in Queensland and Western Australia. “The fact that the solar shower uses nonabsorbent insulation to insulate its 1350L tank, eliminating the need for an integrated cooling system, makes it very suitable for hot remote installations in places such as

Asia, the Middle East and Africa,” Enware business development manager – safety Allan Lane said. “Our first overseas system has already been delivered to a mine site operating in Mauritania, West Africa and we are looking forward to building on this initial sale in the near future. “The first showing of the EM850, along with that of the broader range of Enware safety systems at recent trade events in the Middle East, generated a very positive response among a knowledgeable and high quality audience.” The EM850 incorporates a water storage capacity to operate both emergency shower and eyewash to international safety standards conforming to both ANSI Z 358.1 2009 and AS4775-2007 Standards.

Designed for service with heavy industry applications as well as mining, oil and gas and defence, where services are limited or nonexistent the EM850 is ideal as it requires no mains power or plumbing connection. The EM850 incorporates 40W solar panels with maintenance free durable batteries as well as dedicated shower and eye wash pumps. It also features a fully stainless steel enclosure to maximise lifespan and failsafe operation in harsh environments even in ambient temperatures exceeding 45⁰C. The system offers immediate response to situations where serious injury can occur if eye and skin accidents are not treated within seconds. An LED display shows water level, battery power and water temperature while the self-monitoring alert system is visible from a distance.

Joint integrity simplified this maintenance season Global joint integrity specialist Hydratight has launched a new online microsite that concentrates into a single, easily accessed source a host of information relevant to bolting safety and correct joint installation and maintenance. The Hydratight Joint Integrity Portal – which will be particularly useful to infrastructure projects over the traditional Christmas/New Year maintenance shutdowns – acts as a one-stop source of information about all Hydratight bolt load and joint management software and services used globally. “This easy-to-navigate portal was conceived with users’ needs in mind. It brings together Hydratight’s entire suite of joint integrity software solutions, removing the need for multiple bookmarks and searches,” Hydratight joint integrity manager Joe Gill said. The microsite – www.joint-integrity.com – showcases the company’s software portfolio including technology employed to minimise leaks, optimise maintenance and safety while maximising efficiency.

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of Hydratight’s diverse services and acts as a gateway for existing users to our suite of software systems,” Gill said. “We understand that our new and existing clients need a dedicated platform away from the main Hydratight site to be able to contact us and to learn more about our software programmes.”

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Tanks for the safety Bottom loading capability and an integrated GPS and maintenance management system have improved tanker safety.

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ranspacific asked a team of oil tanker drivers, safety specialists, workshop personnel and site managers to run a risk audit over a B Double tanker. The customised oil collection tanker rolled into Queensland’s Bowen Basin last month. Transpacific north Queensland workshop manager Charlie Laws said the tanker was designed to exceed the safety requirements of mining customers and ensure its staff could safely navigate minesite terrain. “The group assessed the potential risk to our staff who operate in these tough conditions and then made design changes to the truck to eliminate those risks,” Laws said. It has bottom loading capability and is fitted with sonic sensors that disengage the pump if the safe fill level is reached, preventing the risk of overflows. This allows a single operator to

complete loading without the need to access the top of the tanker to dip compartments, eliminating the risk of working at heights. Roll-over protection structures protect drivers in the unlikely event of a rollover. Another safety inclusion is the forward facing in-cab cameras, which improve road condition monitoring and automatically save footage in case of an incident. “Capturing footage provides the added benefit of being able to review and understand the terrain and conditions faced by our drivers and is then used to improve operational procedures and driver training,” Laws said. A specially designed integrated GPS and maintenance management system provides continuous reporting on all elements of vehicle operation. It also tracks vehicle location and provides email alerts when it crosses a “geo-

Transpacific tanker packed with safety innovations.

fence”, which allows Transpacific to monitor drivers in remote regions. “The GPS system and internal maintenance, training and management systems are independently audited and have resulted in the business achieving HVAS fatigue, maintenance and mass management certification,” Laws said.

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Mining Safety

Mammoet lowers 98 conveyor units efficiently with Enerpac stage-lifting sets.

Tough test in Tom Price The speed and efficiency of Enerpac ZE split-flow pumps has helped global heavy-lift and transport specialist Mammoet to safely increase its conveyor installation rate at a major materials-handling facility in Tom Price, Western Australia.

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afety, efficiency and accuracy were crucial factors when Mammoet was recently called upon to install 98 conveyor sections as part of Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline project, 20km northwest of Tom Price. Mammoet was expected to lower the conveyors into position at a rate of one per day, but following Enerpac’s delivery of two stage-lifting sets, consisting of four BLS506 cylinders operated by a ZE split-flow pump, they were able to lower four per day without compromising safety. “We expected to be able to lower one section each day. With Enerpac’s stage-lift system, we were able to install four per day, which substantially improved our overall installation time – we ended up installing 98 pieces completely problem free,” Mammoet Port Hedland operations supervisor Arjan Nagelhout said. Enerpac has had more than a decade of experience with split-flow pumps and depending on the application, it can supply a PP-type split-flow pump as well as its ZEseries with split-flow functionality. For this project, which is part of a mine that produces 6 million tonnes of ore per annum, Mammoet decided to use the ZE. “Each pump out of our ZE, ZA or ZGseries can also be delivered with split-flow functionality to meet the exact requirements of any application,” Enerpac integrated solutions manager Richard Verhoeff said. He said the biggest advantage was that it

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Enerpac ZE pumps, with split-flow functionality.

provided accurate control in lifting due to equal flow rates – inevitably improving safety. The split-flow pump also has the option of wireless controls for easy and safe operation because the operator does not have to stay with the pump to operate it, but can freely move around the object being worked on. The ZE series of 700 bar electric pumps from Enerpac is engineered to save power and increase reliability by reducing the number of moving parts it incorporates, enhancing flow characteristics and reducing friction. The high-efficiency design of the ZE series electric pump, according to Enerpac, had ©Aspermont Limited - Courtesy of Inside Safety magazine

higher oil flow and bypass pressure, while running cooler and requiring 18% less current draw than comparable pumps. The totally enclosed, fan-cooled electric motor supplies extended life and stands up to harsh industrial environments encountered in Australia and New Zealand, including mining, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing and metal fabrication jobs. By reducing the number of moving parts, improving flow dynamics and decreasing friction, Z-Class pumps will stay on the job longer, require less energy to operate and when needed, have lower service costs.

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Minding remote workers THE lot of those who fix the large pieces of mining equipment is a hard one. It can be tough work both physically and mentally, given the sheer size and technological complexity of modern mining gear. It is hard enough when the equipment is relatively close to the workshop. The degree of difficulty increases when remote minesites are involved and the technicians have to drive themselves to site across Australia’s challenging outback terrain. One equipment maker – Cummins South Pacific – has taken steps to address the safety aspect of this. Its technicians are often found working alone in a desolate environment, hundreds of kilometres from their home base. To help ensure their safety Cummins has introduced a vehicle monitoring and fleet management system that allows real-time monitoring of its service technicians and their vehicles. One of the features of the system is that it can raise an alarm if the technician

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Construction Safety Natural Stone Constructions has chosen Kobelco as a major part of its workforce for the past six years.

Fuel efficiency in every operation Kobelco customers operate in every part of the earthmoving industry but at the end of the day, they all want the same things from their machines: reliability, outstanding support and exceptional efficiency – all of which contribute to safe and predictable operation.

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hree different Kobelco customers recently explained the reasons behind their decisions to purchase Kobelco excavators for their individual operations.

he receives from his dealer, Chesterfield Australia, and believes the manufacturer is genuinely driven to improve its products.

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Ian Walsh has been driving diggers in Queensland for more than 20 years. Through his business Ian’s Digga Hire, he uses his Kobelco 135 on all types of earthmoving, though he specialises in retaining walls and golf courses. Walsh says his Kobelco 135’s zero swing and 600kg counter balance make it a practical and safe choice for the work he does and it also offers significant fuel savings. “The Kobelco 135 has great safety and stability. Because the machine isn’t moving around so much, it’s more accurate and better to trim with. It’s easy to load trucks because I can push the arm out further and it won’t tip,” he said. Walsh is also impressed with the service

Charlie Harris founded Melbourne-based Natural Stone Constructions 27 years ago. NSC does large-scale projects including highway overpass rock beaching, large retaining walls, stone pillars, rock revetment, seawalls, breakwaters and bulk excavation. It transports and places more than 100,000 tonnes of rock every year and for the past six years Kobelco excavators have been a big part of its workforce. NSC general manager Trevor Underwood said the company used Kobelco because it was superior to other brands and was good value for money. “They are excellent on fuel and the overall presentation is superior,” he said. “The cabins are comfortable, with roll-over protection and good visibility.”

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Melbourne Tractors does the company’s onsite maintenance.

Trylow Plant Hire: New South Wales Thomas McGirr founded Trylow Plant Hire in 1989 and has been using Kobelco gear for the past 10 years. He has 10 Kobelco excavators ranging from 14 to 35 tonnes that he hires out to large roads companies to supplement their own fleets. McGirr said he started using Kobelco because he wanted a digger with a knuckle boom. He was impressed with its performance and fuel efficiency, as well as the service he received from machinery sales manager Andrew Matheson at Sydney Trucks. “If a hirer damages gear or we have a breakdown, we need the machine to be back on the road as quickly as possible,” he said. “The backup is very important to me. It wouldn’t matter how good the gear is if people walk away when there’s a problem.”

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JCB ‘Smooth Ride’ allows contractor to return to work Perth earthmoving contractor Darren McKay developed severe back pain while using his previous track loader, but the Smooth Ride system on his new JCB has helped him get back to work.

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fter 18 months of debilitating back pain from operating heavy machinery in his family’s business, Perth earthmoving contractor Darren McKay bought a JCB 320T track skid steer – and his back problems disappeared. Darren is an operator at McKay Earthmoving, which is based in the suburb of Kalamunda. His father Ken established the business 40 years ago and today it employs eight staff and offers a range of general earthwork services, including rock breaking on hard and steep ground, site works and small subdivisions. McKay said he developed severe back pain while using his previous track loader, but the ‘Smooth Ride’ system on his new JCB helped him get back to work. “I had a back problem for 18 months from sitting in my old machine – it rattled me to pieces,” he said. “But the new JCB 320T has got me back into the work again. The ‘Smooth Ride’ is unbelievable. “I got the 320T four or five months ago and my back has now come right.” In addition to being much more comfortable, he said the 320T is very versatile with great visibility. “I use the 320T for everything. The ‘PowerBoom’ is great for visibility, and there’s no cage around you which is nice,” McKay said. “We did a subdivision not far from here and we had big stock piles of sand, which I pushed over and leveled. “We also do a lot of work in the hills on steep sites which no one else looks at. Up here we have rock, clay and swampy ground, which is why we needed the tracks. “We don’t usually use loaders on the hills because they’re too unbalanced, but the 320T keeps us going all year.” The company recently removed a 1200kg tree stump with the 320T and said it could remove rocks that previous loaders couldn’t handle. “I can push a two-tonne rock out of the way. We’ve got forks and grab buckets for it. I’ve got it on nearly every job and

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JCB convert Darren McKay.

it’s always keeping us moving.” For smaller jobs on cleaner sites, McKay Earthmoving bought a JCB 175 skid steer with rubber tyres. “We have a footpath contract up here in the hills with the local shire,” McKay said. “It’s for redoing footpaths and making new ones. We got the smaller 175 skid steer mainly for that contract and it’s a really nice ©Aspermont Limited - Courtesy of Inside Safety magazine

machine. The tyres are tidier than tracks and it’s lighter for smaller jobs.” The business is now looking to replace one of its existing 20-tonne excavators with a 30-tonne JCB tracked excavator as well as buy a new JCB backhoe. “We’ve always been happy with the performance of JCB machines and we’ve had great service from our dealer.”

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Oil & Gas Safety The Water Wall provides a barrier that can stop a fire in its tracks.

Building a water wall Fires are frightening at the best of times. But on oil and gas installations, the ramifications are truly terrifying. An Australian company has developed a weapon it says will stop fires in their tracks.

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hat about if there is a chemical spill? This unit can handle spills, as well as fires. The Aussie Pumps Water Wall creates a 300 square metre, 12-15m high wall of water jets from just one hose. The result of such a concentrated impact is that a fire can be stopped in its tracks or a dangerous situation isolated. “The applications for this new technology are endless,” product manager Brad Farrugia said. “We’ve seen it used in applications from creating firebreaks to chemical control.” The Aussie Smart Hose is designed to be used in containment situations. It can prevent fires spreading by creating a firebreak and can protect adjacent, sensitive environments from heat damage. It can also be used in an insolation capacity in applications such as fuel or hazmat refilling work or decontamination. Keeping personnel of out harm’s way in such situations is critical. “One Water Wall can deliver a water

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safety barrier into a high-risk situation,” Farrugia said. “This not only protects operators, but allows human resources to be deployed more efficiently.” Water Wall can also be used to deliver extinguishing and wetting agents, disinfectant and other chemicals.

“One Water Wall can deliver a water safety barrier into a high-risk situation.” – Aussie Pumps product manager Brad Farrugia Jetting vapours and liquids can help in the absorption of hazardous heavy gases. Chemicals can be introduced to the water mist to neutralise a dangerous environment. The Water Wall is made up of 20m of 75mm Duraflex hose with 25 high-grade steel interchangeable nozzles. ©Aspermont Limited - Courtesy of Inside Safety magazine

It weighs 16kg and is flexible enough for rough terrain, including steps and rugged bushland. Sections can be locked together for extended coverage. Counter-pressure generated by the nozzles prevents twisting so the hose is self-stabilising. The water can be jetted horizontally or vertically and jets can be sealed off using dummy plugs. The water capacity is up to 1550 litres per minute, depending on the pressure available and the nozzles used. Storz couplings are optional. “Water Wall has had a lot of attention from firefighters already and we expect the mining and oil and gas sector, chemical and other industries to be interested,” Farrugia said. The Water Wall is suited for use with high -pressure/high-flow pumps such as Aussie’s Fire Chief or Mr T firefighters. The Fire Chief has a maximum flow of 450lpm and head of up to 75m, while the Mr T has a maximum flow of 450lpm and a maximum head of 90m.

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Line safety needs work SAFETY standards and regulations are not enough to deal with accidents, according to Australian National University senior research fellow Jan Hayes. Speaking at the Australian Pipeline Industry Association annual conference in Adelaide recently, Hayes has drawn on the lessons learnt from the San Bruno pipeline rupture. In September 2010, a gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno, California ruptured, killing eight members of the public. A longitudinal seam weld failed after being installed in 1956. The line had not been inspected or tested since that time. Hayes said while the details of the case were specific to the case at hand, organisational lessons were valid for other pipeline operating companies. She recommended a fundamental change in how these incidents were dealt with. Hayes said the incident had origins more than 50 years earlier and any leaks and repairs had been long forgotten.

Prevention of major hazard accidents in the pipeline sector need special attention because they are rare.

The company operating the pipeline, she said, had few practices in place to stop the accident from happening. Hayes said personnel generally had little regard for the consequences of their actions, the integrity management system failed to address uncertainty, the company focused on worker not public safety and public safety was addressed as a matter of compliance. “Prevention of major hazard accidents needs

special attention because they are rare. Worker safety is important but public safety cannot be managed in the same way,” she said. “Grandfathering without risk assessment is a recipe for failure.” Hayes said her team developed a set of self-audit questions for pipeline operating companies that specifically addressed organisational deficiencies highlighted by the accident.

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AIR & AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT PTY LTD 02 9743 1271 www.airautomation.com.au AIR & LIFT GEAR 07 5443 9633 www.airandliftgear.com.au AIR LIQUIDE AUSTRALIA LIMITED 03 9697 9888 www.airliquide.com.au AIR MET SCIENTIFIC PTY LTD 1800 000 744 www.airmet.com.au AIR RADIATORS PTY LTD 03 5275 6644 www.airradiators.com.au

AMMS GROUP 08 9373 0800 www.amms.com.au AMOG CONSULTING 03 9542 3700 www.amogconsulting.com ANCHOR POINT SAFETY 1800 007 454 www.anchorpointsafety.com.au ANCHOR SAFE SYSTEMS PTY LTD 02 6021 7630 www.anchorsafe.com.au ANSELL HEALTHCARE 03 9270 7270 www.ansellasiapacific.com

ATOM 1800 999 024 www.atom.com.au ATS GLOBAL PTY LTD 03 9580 6783 www.atsglobal.com.au AUSDRILL LIMITED 08 9311 5666 www.ausdrill.com.au AUSPROOF PTY LTD 07 4978 4000 www.ausproof.com.au AUSSIE ELECTRICAL PTY LTD 1300 668 405 www.aussietradesupplies.com.au AUSSIE SAFETY STICKERS 03 9786 8925 www.aussiesafetystickers.com AUSTMAN PTY LTD 08 9370 5199 www.austman.com AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF HEALTH & SAFETY 07 3822 3228 www.austchs.com AUSTRALASIAN RESOURCE CONSULTANTS (AARC) 07 3217 8772 www.aarc.net.au AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY (ACOHS PTY LTD) 03 9875 6900 www.acohs.com.au

AIR SPRINGS SUPPLY PTY LTD 02 9807 4077 www.airsprings.com.au

AON HEWITT 02 9253 7100 www.aonhewitt.com.au

ABSORB ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS 1300 554 180 www.absorbenviro.com.au

AIRSAFE 02 9555 9034 www.airsafe.net.au

APPLIED FILTERS 03 9584 3966 www.ariel-industries.com.au

ABTROV PTY LTD 02 4947 8133 www.abtrov.com.au

AISAT INSTRUMENTS 08 9350 5545 www.aisat.com.au

APPLIED MINING TECHNOLOGIES 07 3201 2663 www.appliedminingtech.com

ACCENT SAFETY SYSTEMS 03 5331 1402 www.accentsafety.com.au

AITKIN CRANE SERVICES 1800 153 150 www.aitkincranes.com.au

APS LIGHTING & SAFETY PRODUCTS 08 9248 4419 www.aps-supply.com

ACCESS ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS 07 3881 3262 www.coolfog.com.au

ALBERFIELD PTY LTD 08 9221 4396 www.alberfield.com.au

ARMCO BARRIERS PTY LTD 03 9311 1312 www.armcobarriers.com.au

ACCESS UNLIMITED INTERNATIONAL 08 9248 4088 www.accessunlimited.com.au

ALEGRA SAFETY 08 9418 5275 www.alegrasafety.com.au

ARTCRAFT PTY LTD 03 8762 8900 www.artcraftpl.com.au

ACCIDENTAL FIRST AID SUPPLIES 1300 762 399 www.accidental.com.au

ALERE AUSTRALIA 07 3363 7100 www.alere.com.au

ASK-US CONSULTANCIES PTY LTD 08 8326 7111

AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY TRAINING PROVIDERS 08 9437 2502 www.aitp.com.au

ACQUIRE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 08 9316 6600 www.acquire.com.au

ALIMAK HEK PTY LTD 03 8795 6789 www.alimakhek.com.au

ASPEN MEDICAL 02 6203 9500 www.aspenmedical.com.au

AUSTRALIAN RESCUE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 07 5445 6965

ACTISAFE 1300 852 397 www.actisafe.com.au

ALL CRANES & EQUIPMENT INSPECTIONS 0417 238 330 www.allcranes.com.au

ASSETIVITY PTY LTD 08 9474 4044 www.assetivity.com.au

ACTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS 03 9431 3500 www.aesolutions.com.au

ALL THINGS SAFETY WEAR 03 9432 5255 www.safety-wear.com.au

ASSURE PROGRAMS 07 3211 8919 www.assureprograms.com.au

AUSTRALIAN SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS 08 8443 9844 www.ascs.com.au

ADG GLOBAL SUPPLY 08 9329 5900 www.adgglobalsupply.com

ALLENS INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS PTY LTD 07 3255 6455 www.allensindustrial.com.au

ASTRAL ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA 0409 871 536 www.astralelectronics.com.au

ADT SECURITY 02 9947 7244 www.adtsecurity.com.au

ALLIED SAFETY 02 6953 7245 www.alliedsafety.com.au

ATD ELECTRICAL 02 4285 6101 www.atdelectrical.com.au

AUSTRALIAN WORKPL DRUG TESTING SERVICES 07 5572 4008 www.awdts.com.au

ADVANCE ANTI SLIP SURFACES PTY LTD 03 9560 4488 www.advanceantislip.com.au

ALLIGHTSYKES PTY LTD 1300 ALLIGHT www.allightsykes.com

ATF HEIGHT SAFETY 08 9414 7223 www.atfguardrail.com.au

AUSTRALIAN WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT 02 9899 5633 www.austworkplacemgt.com.au

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AUSTRALIAN CONVEYOR ENGINEERING 02 4370 9500 www.conveyor.net.au AUSTRALIAN ELECTRICAL SERVICES PTY LTD 08 9317 5999 www.australianelectricalservices.com.au AUSTRALIAN HEALTH & SAFETY SUPPLIES 07 3209 5330 www.safetysupplies.com.au AUSTRALIAN HEIGHT SAFETY SERVICES 1300 850 121 www.vhss.com.au

AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES INVESTMENT COMMISSION 08 9261 4192 www.asic.gov.au/fido

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Inside Safety Suppliers Directory AUSTREC INTERNATIONAL PROPRIETY LIMITED 02 9698 0177 www.austlighttower.com.au

BIS INDUSTRIES LTD 02 4966 1544 www.bisindustries.com

CAIRNS SCUBA AIR 07 4035 5035 www.safeair.net.au

CUBE CONSULTING 08 9442 2111 www.cubeconsulting.com.au

BJ YOUNG EARTHMOVING 0419 847 988 www.bjyoung.com.au

CAPITAL SAFETY 02 8753 7600 www.capitalsafety.com.au

CUSTOM FLUIDPOWER 1300 781 178 www.custom.com.au

BKT TYRES 1300 916 556 www.tfiearthmover.com.au

CATTANI CONSULTING LTD 08 6270 6357 www.journeyprogram.com.au

DANDY GAS & WELDING SUPPLIES 03 9794 6287 www.dandygas.com.au

AUTOMATED CONTROL PTY LTD 02 4964 4022 www.automatedcontrol.com.au

BLACKSMITH JACKS INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE 07 4944 3200 www.blacksmithjacks.com.au

CBC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD – CBC MOTION MINING & RESOURCES 02 9947 9293 www.conbear.com

DANTERE SAFETY 03 5023 2322 www.dantere.com.au

AUTOMATION IT 07 3299 3844 www.automationit.com

BLACKWOODS 137 323 www.blackwoods.com.au

CCTV HIRE PTY LTD 02 9618 0444 www.cctvhire.com.au

AW WORKWISE 02 9687 7122 www.awworkwise.com.au

BLH SAFETY SOLUTIONS 03 6383 4333 www.blhsafetysolutions.com

CERAMABOND PTY LTD 08 9303 2777 www.ceramabond.com.au

B&R ENCLOSURES PTY LTD 07 3714 1000 www.brenclosures.com.au

BLUE GLUE 02 9620 7500 www.blueglue.com.au

CIRLOCK PTY LTD 07 5445 2910 www.cirlock.com.au

B&R ENCLOSURES PTY LTD 08 9248 9744 www.brenclosures.com.au

BLUE HEELER BOOTS 07 3846 7101 www.blueheelerboots.com.au

CITYWIDE SERVICE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 03 9261 5000 www.citywide.com.au

BAC SYSTEMS PTY LIMITED 02 9832 2777 www.bacsystems.com.au

BOC Limited 02 8874 4595 www.boc.com.au

COASTAL ENTERPRISES (WA) PTY LTD 08 9437 6688 www.coastalenterprises.com.au

BACKSAFE AUSTRALIA 1300 305 314 www.backsafeaustralia.com.au

BOC LIMITED 131 262 www.boc.com.au

COBO OCEANIA 07 3807 4866 www.3b6.it

BAKER HYDRAULICS PTY LTD 08 8276 3188 www.bakerhydraulics.com.au

BOGS FOOTWEAR / FLORSHEIM AUSTRALIA 1800 426 466 www.bogsfootwear.com.au

BALLANTYNE SAFETY 07 3357 9503 www.ballantynesafety.com.au

BOLLE SAFETY 03 8558 1000 www.bollesafety.com.au

COFFEY ENVIRONMENTS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9473 1400 www.coffey.com

BARMINCO LTD 08 9416 1000 www.barminco.com.au

BOMAC ENGINEERING 03 9796 5300 www.bomac.com.au

BARRIER GROUP PTY LTD 1300 553 320 www.barsec.com.au

BOOM LOGISTICS LIMITED 1300 362 666 www.boomlogistics.com.au

BASF AUSTRALIA LTD 03 8855 6600 www.basf.com.au

BRANACH MANUFACTURING 03 9761 6633 www.branach.com.au

BATA INDUSTRIALS 03 5970 8500 www.bataindustrials.com

BRENNISTON FIRST AID & WORKPLACE SAFETY 1300 730 079 www.brenniston.com.au

AUSWORKWEAR & SAFETY 03 5134 1478 www.ausworkwear.com.au AUTO CONTROL SYSTEMS 08 9258 4555 www.autocontrols.com.au

BEAVER BRANDS PTY LTD 02 9034 5444 www.beaver.com.au BEAVER TECHNOLOGY SERVICES / BEAVER GROUP 02 8811 3500 www.beavergrp.com.au

BRITAX AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT 07 3000 1900 www.britaxae.com.au BROOKS AUSTRALIA 02 9684 1466 www.brooks.com.au

BECOAL MINING SERVICES 0466 982 625 www.becoal.com.au

BUCKAROO LEATHER WORKS 02 4225 9333 www.buckarooleather.com.au

BELCUR PTY LTD 07 3820 2488 www.belcur.com.au

BULLEX AUSTRALIA 04 0082 2271 www.bullex.com.au

BELL DIES SYDNEY PTY LTD 02 9772 4477 www.belldies.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 02 9208 3698 www.bullivants.com

BERENDSEN FLUID POWER PTY LTD 1800 814 411 www.hydraulic-repair.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 08 9091 1411 www.bullivants.com

BEST PRACTICE MANAGED SOLUTIONS 07 4063 3855 www.bestpracticesolutions.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 08 9144 4577 www.bullivants.com

BETA SAFETY 08 6254 6900 www.betasafety.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 08 9451 8133 www.bullivants.com

BIG SAFETY 02 9481 4555 www.bigsafety.com.au

BUS 4X4 1300 287 494 www.bus4x4.com.au

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DEB AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9755 3388 www.deb.com.au DELTACOAT PTY LTD 08 9248 6355 www.mascoataustralia.com DELTASBD LIMITED 07 4957 0555 www.deltasbd.com.au DENRAY MARINE SERVICES LIMITED +64 9274 8080 www.denray.co.nz DESIGNFIRE 08 6296 6301 www.designfire.com.au DM BREAKER EQUIPMENT 08 9452 1112 www.dmbreaker.com DMF INTERNATIONAL 02 9636 5466 www.dmf.com.au DOWN UNDER SAFETY 1300 833 310 www.downundersafety.com

COLDMIST FINE PARTICLE WATER SOLUTIONS 1800 773 778 www.coldmistcooling.com.au

DOWNING TEAL PTY LTD 02 9929 9666 www.downingteal.com

COMBINED SAFETY SERVICES 02 4968 4617 www.combinedsafety.com.au

DRAEGER SAFETY PACIFIC PTY LTD 1800 677 787 www.draeger.com

COMPLETE FIRE DESIGN (CFD) 08 9371 2400 www.cfdonline.com.au

DRAKE INTERNATIONAL 03 9559 8220 www.drakeintl.com

COMPLETE RISK MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 02 9548 6719 www.crmi.com.au

DRS INDUSTRIES 02 9773 4116 www.drsindustries.com.au

COMPRESSED AIR AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 787 688 / 08 8983 3999 www.caasafety.com.au CONNECT HEARING 08 9479 5630 www.connecthearing.com.au

DURATRAY INTERNATIONAL 03 8761 2800 www.duratray.com DUST CONTROL SOLUTIONS 1800 663 878 www.dustcontrol.com.au

CONSOLIDATED TRAINING SERVICES 08 9417 9444 www.consolidatedtraining.com.au CONSTRUCTION SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE (CSTC) 07 3373 8888 www.cstc.org.au CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 02 4566 8114 www.controlledenvironment.com.au

DYNAMIQ 02 9978 6600 www.dynamiq.com.au DYWIDAG-SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL (DSI) 02 4948 9099 www.dsiminingproducts.com EASTERNWELL 07 4659 1587 www.easternwell.com.au

CORPORATE MEDICAL OPTIONS 02 6282 1100 www.corporatemedical.com.au CORYS ELECTRICAL & EQUIPSAFETY LTD +64 6 759 5420 www.corys.co.nz CR KENNEDY & COMPANY PTY LTD 03 9823 1533 www.crkennedy.com.au CRANES ASPHALTING & BITUMEN SEALING PTY LTD 03 5152 2941 www.cranesasphalting.com.au

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DUPONT AUSTRALIA LTD 18 0025 2997 www.dupont.com.au

EASTERNWELL 08 6228 0000 www.easternwell.com.au EATON HYDRAULICS GROUP 13000 Eaton (32866) www.eaton.com EBBE 07 3855 4004 www.ebbe.com.au ECOSPILL 07 3881 0554 www.ecospill.com.au

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ECOTECH 03 9730 7800 www.ecotech.com.au

EZY-DRIVE 1300 137 742 www.ezydrive.com.au

GEOCONSULT PTY LTD 07 3851 7400 www.geoconsult.com.au

HECS FIRE 08 9331 3966 www.hecsfire.com

ELECTRIC CONTROL PRODUCTS 08 9249 1044 www.safe-t-products.com.au

F WEBER AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9833 8850 www.weber-mining.com

GEOHART CONSULTANTS PTY LTD 03 9574 8377 www.geohartconsultants.com.au

HEDWELD GROUP OF COMPANIES 02 6574 0000 www.hedweld.com.au

ELECTRICAL TESTING SERVICES / ETS 1300 304 959 www.electricaltesting.com.au

FALLRIGHT INTERNATIONAL 08 9334 1000 www.fallright.com

GERARD DANIELS 08 9322 0888 www.gerard-daniels.com

HEIGHT DYNAMICS 07 3862 2533 www.heightdynamics.com.au

ELECTRONIC POWER SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 1300 797 655 www.electronicpowersolutions.com

FANQUIP 1300 224 308 www.fanquip.com.au

GET SMART PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS 1300 889 986 www.gspromo.com.au

HELLA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9581 9299 www.hellamining.com

ELECTROPAR LIMITED +64 9274 2000 www.electropar.co.nz

FERRIS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS PTY LTD 07 3236 4544 www.ferrismc.com.au

GILBERT GRAY & CO PTY LTD 02 9638 1077 www.gilgray.com.au

HES 08 9452 6500 www.hes1.com.au

GLOBAL SAFE TECHNOLOGIES 02 9609 4685 www.globalsafe.com.au

HETRONIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4966 1281 www.hetronic.com.au

GLOBAL SPILL CONTROL PTY LTD 03 9335 5366 www.globalspill.com

HI -WEIGH AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9605 3500

ELEMENT14 02 9644 7722 au.element14.com ELLIOTT AUSTRALIA 07 3265 2944 www.elliottaustralia.com ELLTON CONVEYORS PTY LTD 07 5510 4838 www.conveying.com.au EMIL FORD LAWYERS 02 9267 9800 www.emilford.com.au EMONA INSTRUMENTS 07 3275 2183 www.emona.com.au EMTIVAC ENGINEERING PTY LTD 03 9768 3240 www.emtivac.com ENGINECARE SYSTEMS AUSTRALASIA PTY LTD 1300 774 662 www.enginecare.com.au

FILTER TECHNOLOGY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4966 1833 www.filtertechnology.com.au FIRE AND SAFETY AUSTRALIA 1300 885 530 www.fireandsafetyaustralia.com.au FIRE PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES 1300 742 296 www.fire-protection.com.au

GLOBAL STEAMEXFIRE INERTISATION SERVICES 07 3711 5268 www.steamexfire.com

FIRST AID INTERNATIONAL 1300 365 675 www.firstaidinternational.com.au

GNORTOP AND ASSOCIATES 08 8942 1978 www.gnortop.com.au

FIRST AID MANAGEMENT & TRAINING CENTRE PTY LTD 03 9894 1013 www.firstaidmanagement.com.au

GOLDER ASSOCIATES PTY LTD 07 3721 5400 www.golder.com

FITSENSE AUSTRALIA 02 6161 0810 www.fitsense.com.au FLINDERS SAFETY SUPPLIES 08 8632 6490

GOLDING CONTRACTORS PTY LTD 07 3510 3400 www.golding.com.au GONAR AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4966 0090 www.gonar.com.pl

HIBBS & ASSOCIATES PTY LTD 02 9746 3244 www.hibbs.com.au HI-CRAFT SAFETY 1300 088 089 www.hicraftsafety.com.au HIGH POINT SAFETY 07 4035 1755 www.hpsqld.com.au HIGH TIMBER CONSULTING PTY LTD 08 6389 0020 www.resourceshr.com HIGHPOINT ACCESS & RESCUE 07 4927 2722 www.haar.com.au

GOODWIN CONSULTING SERVICES PTY LTD 07 3868 3988

HIMA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 446 228 www.hima.com.au

GPS INNOVATIONS 1300 438 477 www.gpsinnovations.com.au

HIP POCKET WORKWEAR & SAFETY 07 4034 1170 www.hippocketworkwear.com.au

GROUNDPROBE PTY LTD 08 9378 8000 www.groundprobe.com

HI-VIS SIGNS & SAFETY 1300 857 500 www.hivis.com

HARD METAL INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 07 3714 5700 www.hardmetalindustries.com.au

HOLISTIC SERVICES GROUP (AUST) 1300 889 073 www.holisticservices.com.au

HARDY SPICER AUSTRALIA 03 9794 1900 www.hardyspicer.com.au

HONEYWELL PROCESS SOLUTIONS 08 9362 9566 www.honeywell.com.au/ps

FREUDENBERG FILTRATION TECHNOLOGIES 03 9587 9488 www.microfreshfilters.com.au

HARTAC SALES AND DISTRIBUTION PTY LTD 08 9373 3700 www.hartac.com.au

HONEYWELL SAFETY PRODUCTS 1300 139 166 www.honeywellsafety.com

EQUIP SAFETY +64 3 338 1009 www.equipsafety.co.nz

FSE GLOBAL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 04 6958 5177 www.fse-global.com

HASTINGS DEERING (AUSTRALIA) LTD 131 228 www.hastingsdeering.com.au

EQUIPMENT SAFETY SYSTEMS 03 8770 6555 www.eqss.com.au

FUTUREMEDIA 02 9279 4499 www.futuremedia.com.au

HAULMAX (AUST) PTY LTD 03 6442 7777 www.haulmax.com

ERIEZ MAGNETICS PTY LTD 03 9305 4099 www.eriez.com

GAZAL – BISLEY WORKWEAR 1300 247 539 www.bisleyworkwear.com.au

HAZCON PTY LTD 1800 429 266 www.hazcon.com.au

HYVA PACIFIC PTY LTD 02 4966 3777 www.hyva.com

ESS ENGINEERING SERVICES & SUPPLIES 08 9370 3155 www.esseng.com.au

GBI MINING INTELLIGENCE 07 3147 8300 www.gbimining.com

HBA LEARNING CENTRES 1300 721 503 www.hbalearningcentres.com.au

IAC COLPRO PTY LTD 02 8781 0400 www.colpro.com.au

EW COX INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 02 9557 6400 www.ewcox.com.au

GE INDUSTREA MINING TECHNOLOGY 02 4336 1800 www.industrea.com.au

HEALTH BY DESIGN 1300 304 068 www.healthbydesign.com.au

IAN LUFF MOTIVATION AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9622 5424 www.ianluff.com.au

EXECUTIVE HEALTH MANAGEMENT 02 9235 0700 www.ehm.com.au

GECKO SPECIAL COATINGS PTY LTD 08 9477 5299 www.geckospeco.com.au

HEALTH ON THE MOVE 08 9485 0700 www.healthmove.com

IB INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 1300 160 626 www.ibinternational.com.au

EXITKITS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 394 854 www.exitkitsaustralia.com.au

GENERAL SIGNS 07 3299 4599 www.generalsigns.com.au

HEALTHWORKS 02 9954 1888 www.healthworks.com.au

ICOM AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9549 7500 www.icom-australia.com

EYRES OPTICS 1300 663 209 www.eyresoptics.com

GEOBRUGG AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 04 8804 4708 www.geobrugg.com.au

HEARING BIZ 08 9586 1925 www.hearingbiz.com.au

IDASAFETY PTY LTD 07 5450 1407 www.idasafety.com.au

ENRETECH AUSTRALASIA PTY LTD 02 4869 3261 www.enretech.com.au

FLIR SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 729 987 www.flir.com

Envirogreen PTY LTD 02 6681 1532 www.envirogreenaustralia.com

FLSMIDTH KREBS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 07 5519 5700 www.flsmidthkrebs.com

ENVIROHEALTH CONSULTING PTY LTD 07 3390 5344 www.envirohealth.com.au

FLSMIDTH LUDOWICI 07 3121 2900 www.ludowici.com.au

ENVIRON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 08 9225 5199 www.environcorp.com

FMEDGE TRAINING INSTITUTE 02 9994 8025 www.fmedge.com.au

ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS & SERVICES 03 8420 8999 www.esands.com

FOOTWEAR INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 08 9209 3322 www.steelblue.com.au

ENWARE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 8536 4000 www.enware.com.au

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HSE PLUS PTY LTD 07 3277 5305 www.hseplus.com HYDEN ENGINEERING 02 4932 0111 www.hydeneng.com.au

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Inside Safety Suppliers Directory IDEC 03 8523 5900 www.idec.com

JURALCO 1800 888 527 www.juralco.com.au

IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 03 9396 8900 www.identecsolutions.com

KADOR ENGINEERING 07 3376 4455 www.kador.com.au

IFAP 08 9333 9999 www.ifap.asn.au

KD FISHER & CO PTY LTD 08 8277 3288 www.kdfisher.com.au

IM CONCEPTS PTY LTD 08 8941 3211 www.imconcepts.net.au

KELLS TRAINING CENTRE & SAFETY SUPPLIES 02 9834 1391 www.kellstraining.com.au

IMAGCO 03 5572 1685 www.imagco.com.au

KEMPPI AUSTRALIA LTD 02 9605 9500 www.kemppi.com

IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES 08 9347 9000 www.immersivetechnologies.com

KENNARDS CONCRETE CARE 02 9906 7188 www.concretecare.com.au

Independent Inspections 1300 857 149 www.iigi.com.au

KENNARDS LIFT & SHIFT 02 9898 3300 www.liftandshift.com.au

INDICO PTY LTD 08 8351 5955 www.indico.net.au

KIDDE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9518 5588 www.kidde.com.au

INDIGO VISION 04 4925 5063 www.indigovision.com

KINGGEE 1800 658 791 www.kinggee.com.au

INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 03 9644 7777 www.indsci.com

KINYUN AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9981 3899 www.kinyun.com.au

INDUSTROQUIP SAFETY SOLUTIONS 02 4932 0032 www.industroquip.com.au

K-LINE INDUSTRIES 1800 194 131 www.k-line.net.au

INDUSTROQUIP SAFETY SOLUTIONS 07 4152 7631 www.industroquip.com

KONEKT 02 9650 5111 www.konekt.com.au

INDUSTRY PATHWAYS 07 5559 6666 www.industrypathways.com.au INJURY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH (IOH) 02 4210 7200 www.ioh.net INSPIRE EDUCATION PTY LTD 07 3054 5400 www.inspireeducation.net.au INTERCHEM PTY LTD 03 9270 9600 www.interchem.com.au INTERSAFE GROUP PTY LTD 07 3895 8111 www.intersafe.com.au ISNZ – INTRINSICALLY SAFE NZ (HAZARDOUS AREA EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS) +64 9477 2808 www.isnz.co.nz J & R TRAINING SERVICES 08 9172 2282 www.jrtraining.com.au JEAN CANNON CONSULTING 1300 883 646 www.jeancannon.com.au JJ SAFETY 03 9484 7778 www.jjsafety.com.au

MINVENT SOLUTIONS 08 9377 1129 www.minvent.com.au

LUMIN8 PTY LTD 03 9243 8880 LUNAGAS PTY LIMITED 02 4963 3913 members.ozemail.com.au/~lunagas MACDONALD MINING SERVICES PTY LTD 0402 217 555 MANAGEMATE 02 9756 2622 www.managemate.com.au

L&H GROUP 03 9243 3651 www.landhgroup.com.au LABRADOR PETRO – MANAGEMENT 08 6216 5600 www.lpm.com.au LASERBOND LIMITED 02 4631 4500 www.laserbond.com.au LAWRENCE & HANSON – AUSLEC 08 9451 3433 www.landhgroup.com.au LB WIRE ROPES 02 9631 8833 www.lbwireropes.com.au LIFE & RESCUE INTERNATIONAL 02 4927 6240 www.lri.com.au LIFTCO INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES PTY LTD 02 9829 4411 www.liftcoindsup.com.au LIGHTFORCE LIGHTING SYSTEMS 08 8440 0888 www.lightforce.com

MOULTRIE HIRE 07 4953 9209 www.moultrie.com.au

MASTER LOCK EUROPE SAS 0033 1 41 43 72 34 www.safetyseries.co.uk MCA BUSINESS EDUCATION & TRAINING 02 9521 3422 www.mcabusiness.com.au MDR CERTIFICATION ENGINEERS PTY LTD 08 9437 2007 www.mdr.net.au MEASUREMENT DEVICES (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD 03 9318 9666 www.mdlaustralia.com.au MECAL PTY LTD 03 9314 0144 www.mecal.com.au MECHANICAL ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA 07 4979 3200 www.mecheng.com.au

MEDILIFE PTY LTD 1300 130 385 www.medilife.com.au

MPOWER 02 8788 4600 www.mpower.com.au MSA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9688 0333 www.msasafety.com MSDS PTY LTD 02 6287 6996 www.msds.com.au MSS POWER 18 0076 9370 www.cabacpower.com.au MTI GROUP 08 9302 3999 www.mtigroup.com.au

NARVA LAMPS – BROWN AND WATSON INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 03 9730 6000 www.narva.com.au

MEGABOLT AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 8359 6300 www.megabolt.com.au MEN @ WORK TRAINING SOLUTIONS 07 4622 2300 www.maw.net.au

NAVMAN WIRELESS 1300 GPS FLEET 1300 477 353 www.navmanwireless.com.au

MERCER VALVE CO. 03 9460 5203 www.mercervalve.net

NELMAC PTY LTD 02 6027 1520 www.nelmac.net.au

METIS SYSTEMS 0488 264 451 www.metissystems.com.au

NLT AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 07 5495 2944 www.nltinc.com

MIDECO DUST CONTROL 1300 854 085 www.mideco.com.au

NO BOLT OPERATIONS PTY LTD 1800 331 478 www.nobolt.com.au

MILES ENGINEERING 07 4627 1631 www.milesengineering.com.au

NORMAN G. CLARK (A/ASIA) PTY LTD 03 9450 8200 www.ngclark.com.au

MINE SIGNS 07 3208 3440 www.minesigns.com.au

NORSTATE GAS 07 4031 1738 www.spwgroup.com.au

MINEARC SYSTEMS 08 9333 4966 www.minearc.com.au

NOSKE GROUP 03 9591 9303 www.noskegroup.com.au

MINECORP 07 3275 2300 www.minecorp.com.au

NSCA – NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA LTD 03 8562 1555 www.nsca.org.au

JK TECH PTY LTD 07 3365 5842 www.jktech.com.au JOHN T BOYD 07 3232 5000 www.jtboyd.com

LITHGOW FIRE SERVICES 02 6351 2307 all hrs www.fireprotectionandsafety.com.au

MINERALS INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH CENTRE – UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND 07 3346 4066 www.mishc.uq.edu.au

JONCRIS SENTINEL SERVICES 07 4921 4407 www.joncris.com.au

LSM TECHNOLOGIES 07 3725 8100 www.lsmtechnologies.com.au

MINING INDUSTRY RESOURCES PTY LTD 07 4952 4662 www.adaptfms.com

JONKER PLANT HIRE AND ENGINEERING 07 3373 8737 www.jonkerhire.com.au

LUMEN AUSTRALIA 03 8787 1000 www.lumen.com.au

MINOVA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4428 5248 www.minova.com.au

MINECRAFT CONSULTING 07 3482 3664 www.minecraft.com.au

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MOULTRIE SAFETY 07 3326 1200 www.moultrie.com.au

NARVA AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING & ELECTRICAL 1800 113 443 www.narva.com.au

LINE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF TRAINING 1800 222 140 www.lmit.edu.au

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MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS 03 9842 6471 www.motorolasolutions.com.au MOULTRIE DATABASE AND MODELLING 07 3326 1200 www.moultrie.com.au

MANDURAH SAFETY AND TRAINING SERVICE 08 9581 8333 www.msts.com.au

MEDIBANK HEALTH SOLUTIONS 02 6269 2100 www.medibank.com.au

KOOLAT SAFETY 07 5665 6777 www.koolatsafety.com.au

MODULAR MINING SYSTEMS PTY LTD 02 4352 5711 www.mmsi.com

NUFAB INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 08 9927 1297 www.nufab.com.au OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MACKAY 07 4957 4724 www.occupationalhealthmackay.com.au OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS PTY LTD 02 9891 4466 www.ohp.com.au

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ODOUR CONTROL SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4907 8200 www.odours.com.au OEM GROUP PTY LTD 08 9379 3300 www.oemgroup.com.au OEPS SAFETY BARRIERS 07 3257 2336 www.oeps.com.au OHMCATS PTY LTD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 0411 444 093 www.ohmcats.com.au OLIVER FOOTWEAR 03 5320 0200 www.oliver.com.au OLYMPIC CIVIL ENGINEERING PTY LTD 08 9385 1155 ON SITE SAFETY 08 9208 7288 www.onsitesafety.com.au OPTALERT 03 9425 5000 www.optalert.com OPTEC 03 5133 7174 www.optec.com.au ORAFOL REFLECTIVE SOLUTIONS AUSTRALIA P/L 07 3376 6511 www.orafol.com

PERTRONIC 03 9562 7577 www.pertronic.com.au

REPOWER MINING INTERNATIONAL 02 4954 0163 www.rmipsl.com.au

SAFETY & RESCUE EQUIPMENT 08 9412 8700 www.srequipment.com.au

PHYSIOLINK PTY LTD 08 8364 0889 www.physiolink.com.au

REYNOLDS SOIL TECHNOLOGIES / RST 07 5522 0244 www.rstsolutions.com.au

SAFETY AIR PTY LTD 03 9589 5435 www.safetyair.com.au

PILBARA INSULATION 03 9439 4196 www.pilbarainsulation.com.au

RISK FREE WORKPLACE 02 9945 0691 www.riskfree.com.au

SAFETY CULTURE 1300 306 604 www.safetyculture.com.au

PIPE CODING TECHNOLOGY PTY LTD 08 9571 8593 www.pipecoding.com

RITE PRICE DISTRIBUTORS 07 5574 5618 www.ritepricedistributors.com.au

SAFETY EQUIPMENT AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9910 7500 www.theseagroup.com.au

POWER STEP (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD 07 3277 3977 www.powerstep.com.au

RIVERINA WORKWEAR 02 6955 5999 www.rwwgroup.com.au

SAFETY EYEWEAR EXPRESS 0431 597 951 www.safetyeyewearexpress.com.au

PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP (PSG) 08 9205 4800 www.practicalsolutionsgroup.com

ROBERTSONS 02 4966 8622 www.jlr.com.au

SAFETY INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA 1800 808 380 www.sia.org.au

PRATT SAFETY SYSTEMS 1300 133 226 www.prattsafety.com.au

ROOFSAFE INDUSTRIAL SAFETY – RIS / SYNCRON 02 8781 2100 www.rissafety.com

SAFETY MATE 1300 267 336 www.safetymate.com.au

PRENCO ENVIRONMENTAL SPILL CONTROL 08 8294 7711 www.prenco.com.au PRESTIGE LOGISTICS 08 9356 5900 www.prestigelogistics.com.au PRESTON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1800 440 550 www.prestongroup.com.au PRESTON SUPERACCESS PTY LTD 02 9748 4677 www.prestonaustralia.com

ROPE ACCESS ENGINEERING 02 6253 0653 www.ropeaccessengineering.com ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE OF AUSTRALIA (RFDS) 08 9417 6400 www.rfdswa.com.au

SAFETY SERVICES 03 5821 2817 SAFETY SIGNS SERVICE 1300 723 549 www.safetysignsservice.com.au SAFETY SOLUTIONS 02 9487 2700 www.safetysolutions.net.au

RSEA PTY LTD 08 9022 7185 www.rsea.com.au

SAFETY STATIONS AUSTRALIA 03 9796 3358 www.safetystations.com.au

RSEA PTY LTD 132 100 www.rsea.com.au

SAFETY STEP 02 6688 0209 www.safetystep.com

RUSH ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE 08 8177 1004 www.rushengineering.com.au

SAFETY SUPPLIES (S.A.) PTY LTD 08 8387 8660 www.safetysuppliessa.com.au

RUSMAR 0416 233 233 www.rusmarinc.com

SAFETY SYSTEMS PTY LTD 03 5442 5449 www.safetysystems.net.au

RUSSELL CONSULTING INTERNATIONAL 03 9696 3166 www.russellconsulting.com.au

SAFETYCO PTY LTD 08 8235 2003 www.txc.net.au

SAFE 1 02 4954 0622 www.safe1.com.au

SAFETYLEC 07 4035 3533 www.safetylec.com.au

SAFE WORK COLLEGE 07 3846 2411 www.safework.qld.edu.au

SAFETYLINK PTY LTD 1300 789 545 www.heightsafety.com

SAFEMAN AUSTRALIA 03 6435 0112 www.safeman.com.au

SAFETYQUIP 02 4966 1102 www.safetyquip.com.au

OSHEM SOLUTIONS 1300 657 279 www.oshemsolutions.com.au

PRIORITY SUPPLIES 03 6430 3400 www.prioritysupplies.com.au

OSP SAFETY PRODUCTS & SIGNS 07 4939 5835 www.osp.net.au

PROTECTOR ALSAFE PTY LTD 132 832 www.protectoralsafe.com.au

OTB PRODUCTS 07 5525 2523 www.otbproducts.com.au

PRO-VISUAL PUBLISHING PTY LTD 02 8272 2611 www.provisual.com.au

OZ LED 07 3205 4355 www.ozled.com.au

PROXYVOLT PTY LTD 07 3722 6499 www.proxyvolt.com.au

PACIFIC COAST ENGINEERING PTY LTD 07 4774 8477 www.pcegroup.ypsitesmart.com.au

QML PATHOLOGY 07 3121 4444 www.qml.com.au

PAFtec Australia PTY LTD 02 8436 4000 www.paftec.com

QMW INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 08 6253 1700 www.qmw.com.au

PALARIS MINING PTY LTD 02 4927 5511 www.palaris.com.au

RADIATION SAFETY SERVICES 08 9475 0099 www.radiationsafety.com.au

PARAMEDICAL SERVICES 02 9608 0222 www.paramedical.com.au

RCR INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 03 9558 2020 www.rcr.com.au

SAFEMAN AUSTRALIA 08 9451 3000 www.safeman.com.au

SAFETYQUIP CENTRAL COAST 08 9250 7611 www.safetyquip.com.au

PELICAN PRODUCTS PTY LTD 02 4367 7022 www.pelicanaustralia.com

RECEO SAFETY AND RESPONSE CONSULTANTS 08 9432 2520 www.receo.com.au

SAFEMAN SAFETY EQUIPMENT & WORKWEAR 03 9009 8222 www.safeman.com.au

SAGE TECHNOLOGY 03 5132 2600 www.sagetechnology.com.au

RECOILA 02 9621 8988 www.recoila.com.au

SAFEPAD PTY LTD 08 9474 6886 www.safepad.com.au

PERFORMANCE ON HAND 1300 731 336 www.performanceonhand.com

REEL TECH PTY LTD 03 9583 2368 www.reeltech.com.au

SAFERIGHT PTY LTD 1800 352 335 www.saferight.com.au

PERI AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 8805 2300 www.periaus.com.au

REFLECT FABRICS 07 5593 8337 www.reflectfabrics.com

SAFEROADS PTY LTD 1800 060 672 www.saferoads.com.au

SCARBOROUGH UPHOLSTERY & SAFETY EQUIPMENT 02 4294 3311 www.scarboroughupholstery.com.au

PERMANENT ANCHOR POINTS AUSTRALIA 08 9414 1634 www.papa.net.au

REFLEXITE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 07 3376 6511 www.reflexite.com.au

SafeTSolutions PTY LTD 07 3277 4639 www.safetsolutions.net.au

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC 1300 369 233 www.schneider-electric.com.au

PERNA ENGINEERING 08 9418 6352 www.pernaengineering.com

REMOTE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES 08 9021 1600 www.rct.net.au

SAFE-T-VIEW CONVEX MIRRORS 02 9905 5199 www.safe-t-view.com.au

SCOPE TRAINING 08 9321 6307 www.scopetraining.com.au

PERTH PETROLEUM SERVICES 08 9258 5877 www.perthpetroleum.com.au

REMOTE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES 08 9353 6577 www.rct.net.au

SAFETY & RESCUE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 08 9414 9877 www.safetyandrescue.com.au

SEEING MACHINES LIMITED 02 6103 4700 www.seeingmachines.com

PENTAGON MANAGEMENT 02 9891 4844 www.pentagon.com.au

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SAI GLOBAL 1300 727 444 www.saiglobal.com SATCOMMS AUSTRALIA 1300 732 517 www.satcomms.com.au

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Inside Safety Suppliers Directory SEMCO EQUIPMENT SALES 02 9833 6000 www.semcogroup.com.au SETON AUSTRALIA 1800 651 173 www.seton.com.au SETS ENTERPRISES / SAFETY & EMERGENCY TRAINING SERVICES 08 9240 5191 www.setservices.com.au

ST JOHN AMBULANCE WESTERN AUSTRALIA 08 9334 6722 www.stjohnambulance.com.au STAR SAFETY 08 8349 9411 www.starsafety.com.au STATEWIDE SAFETY SUPPLIES WA 08 9965 5440 www.safetysupplieswa.com.au

SGS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 765 725 www.sgs.com

STRATA PRODUCTS AUSTRALIA 02 4950 4000 www.strataproducts.com

SHIFTWORK SOLUTIONS 07 3216 0161 www.shiftworksolutions.com

STRATA SAFETY PRODUCT’S 0439 855 805 www.strataproducts.com

SIGN WORKS WA 08 9964 2749 www.signworkswa.com.au

STRUCTURFLEX LTD +64 9 8372 350 www.structurflex.co.nz

SITE WARE DIRECT 1800 897 989 www.sitewaredirect.com.au

SUNSHINE COAST WORKWEAR & SAFETY 07 5452 6566 www.sunshinecoastworkwearandsafety. com.au

SITEMED 08 8447 2017 www.sitemed.com.au SKILLED GROUP 08 9229 8222 www.skilled.com.au SKILLPRO SERVICES PTY LTD 07 3276 0099 www.skillpro.com.au SKILLSDMC 02 9324 8600 www.skillsdmc.com.au SKYHOOKS DIFFICULT ACCESS 02 9686 8236 www.skyhooks.com.au SKYLOTEC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4721 3337 www.en.skylotec-industry.com SM SAFETY 02 9652 0799 www.smsafety.com.au SMC PNEUMATICS (AUST) PTY LTD 07 3623 5300 www.smcaus.com.au

SUNWATER 07 3120 0000 www.sunwater.com.au SUPER SAFETY 02 4322 8847 www.supersafety.com.au SUPER SIGNS AUSTRALIA P/L 03 8770 8888 www.supersigns.com.au SUPPLY CONNECTIONS PTY LTD 07 3385 7250 www.supplyconnections.com.au SURVIVAL CRAFT INSPECTORATE (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD 08 9330 8399 www.survivalcraft.com.au SUSTAINABILITY FUTURE GROWTH 08 9246 6666 www.sustainability.net.au SWIVELPOLE  08 9582 0870 www.swivelpole.com ™

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC 1300 735 292 www.thermofisher.com.au

WASTECH ENGINEERING PTY LTD 1800 465 465 www.wastech.com.au

THINK SAFETY 02 6581 4000 www.thinksafety.com.au

WEG AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9765 4600 www.weg.net/au

THOROUGHCLEAN 07 5467 2025 www.thoroughclean.com.au

WEIGHMATE PTY LTD 02 9756 2622 www.weighmate.com.au

TOTALLY WORKWEAR 07 4047 4444 www.totallyworkwear.com.au

WELLING & CROSSLEY P/L 03 9316 9700 www.wellcross.com.au

TOWN & COUNTRY WORKWEAR 1800 134 463 www.tcworkwear.com.au

WESLEY CORPORATE HEALTH 07 3234 2600 www.weshealth.com.au

TOWNVIEW AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9560 3929 www.townview.com.au

WESTATE MINING & INDUSTRIAL 08 9274 4443 www.westatemining.com

TRAFFICCA 03 8750 0920 www.trafficca.com.au

WHITFIELD MINERALS 08 9535 9299 www.aquacrete.com.au

TRAINING AID AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 2EN ROL www.trainingaidaustralia.com.au

WILCOX SAFETY AND SIGNS PTY LTD 03 9720 1800 www.wilcoxsafety.com.au

TRAM AUSTRALIA PACIFIC PTY LTD 07 3375 7254 www.tramaustralia.com

WILD GEESE INTERNATIONAL 08 9322 1080 www.wildgeese.com.au

TRANSPACIFIC INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 07 3367 7800 www.transpacific.com.au

WILHELMSEN SHIPS SERVICE PTY LTD 08 9336 0900 www.wilhelmsen.com

TREOTHAM AUTOMATION 02 9907 1788 www.treotham.com.au

WILTRADING PTY LTD 08 9435 9000 www.wiltrading.com.au

TRI-LINK 02 8860 9608 www.trilink.com.au

WORK PLACE SAFETY SHOP 03 5623 2365 www.workplacesafetyshop.com.au

TROPICAL SAFETY AND IDENTIFICATION 07 4998 5166 www.tropicalsafety.com.au

WORK SAFE GEAR 08 9314 3377 www.worksafegear.com

TUFF-AS WORKWEAR AND SAFETY 02 6492 6002 www.tuff-as.com.au

WORKCOVER 131 855 www.workcover.com

TUTT BRYANT HEAVY LIFT & SHIFT 08 9230 0500 www.tuttbryantcranehire.com.au

WORKLINK OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & REHABILITATION SERVICE 08 9481 8055 www.worklink.com.au

SOKEROL 1300 135 529 www.sokerol.com

SYSTAG-SPECIALISED SAFETY EQUIPMENT SERVICES 07 3245 2098 www.systag.com.au

SOLAFT FILTRATION SOLUTIONS 02 8006 6200 www.solaft.com

TEAMSAFETY PTY LTD 0400 040 653 www.teamsafety.com.au

SONIC HEALTHCARE LIMITED 1300 775 357 www.sonichealthcare.com.au

TECHNOFIBRE AUSTRALIA 08 9494 2622 www.technofibreaustralia.com

UTC FIRE & SECURITY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9239 1200 www.gesecurity.com.au

SPANSET AUSTRALIA 02 4735 3955 www.spanset.com.au

TECHNOFIBRE AUSTRALIA 08 9494 2622/ 07 3255 6752 www.technofibreaustralia.com

VEQ PTY LTD 08 9221 6328 www.veq.com.au

WORKSENSE WORKWEAR & SAFETY PTY LTD 02 8882 5838 www.worksense.com.au

SPARROWS GROUP 08 9359 2355 www.sparrowsgroup.com

TERRAPPE GROUP 1800 982 166 www.terrappe.com.au

VERO INSURANCE LIMITED 08 9268 4225 www.veroengineering.com.au

WORKSITE FITNESS & REHABILITATION 1300 WFR 777 www.worksite.com.au

SPECIAL MINING SERVICES PTY LTD 02 9652 0799 www.smsafetyonline.com.au

TEX ONSITE 1300 785 935 www.texonsite.com.au

VIGIL ANTI SLIP 08 9437 4811 www.vigilantislip.com

WORMALD 133 166 www.wormald.com.au

SPILL STATION AUSTRALIA 1300 664 266 www.spillstation.com.au

THE KB GROUP AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 851 143 www.kbhs.com.au

VISION SAFE 08 9295 0624 www.visionsafe.com.au

WPM CONSULTING 08 8361 8177 www.wpmconsulting.com.au

SPILL STATION WA 08 9303 4033 www.spillstation.com.au

THE LIFTING COMPANY PTY LTD 08 9472 6333 www.theliftingcompany.com.au

VISIUM 1300 138 526 www.visium.com.au

XENITH CONSULTING 07 3835 3900 www.xenith.com.au

SPRAY NOZZLE ENGINEERING PTY LTD 03 9583 2368 www.spraynozzle.com.au

THE LUCAS GROUP 1800 882 287 www.lucasgroup.com.au

VOCAM PTY LTD 03 9809 7700 www.vocam.com

XLT INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 08 9434 3774 www.xlt.com.au

SPRAYING SYSTEMS CO PTY LTD 03 9318 0511 www.spray.com.au

THE MOORE COMPANY INC +1 304 344 8024 www.moorecompany.com

WA SAFETY 08 9258 7088 www.wasafety.com.au

YAKKA 08 9373 0000 www.hardyakka.com.au

ST JOHN AMBULANCE NT 08 8922 6200 www.stjohnnt.org.au

THE SAFETY HUB 08 8346 6899 www.thesafetyhub.com.au

WASTE INITIATIVES 1800 441 100 www.wasteinitiatives.com

ZEAL GROUP 03 9614 3599 www.zeal.com.au

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UNION RUBBER & ENGINEERING PTY LTD 02 9636 3444 UNITY TRAINING SERVICES 08 9227 7809 www.unitytraining.com.au

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WORKPLACE SAFETY CENTRE 02 9833 7500 www.worksafecentre.com.au WORKSAFE CONNECT 07 4728 9866 www.worksafeconnect.com

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