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S&V Protect Magazine Vol13 No2 Second Quarter 2019


Working at Height
- Dylan Sutherland of Protekta Safety Africa writes on checking for the unexpected, like leading edges, sharp edges, hot works and chemicals, and UV.

Employee Issues
- Rhys Evans of ALCO-Safe writes on the truth about a Zero Tolerance Policy to alcohol and drugs.

Safety Footwear
- BBF Safety becomes one of a handful of manufacturers globally able to make dual compound rubber-soled safety footwear.
- Mossop's Optimum leather range targets safety and military applications.

- BBF senior Sisi brand manager Vanessa Ronald says a holistic approach is needed to close the gender gap in mining.
- UNISA is working on a size chart for women's PPE.

Fire Protection
- Flame retardant product developed for mattresses is biodegradable and free of banned substances.
- Canadian fire fighter mental health guide - free eBook download.

- The practical application of ergonomics.

Products & Services
- Digital licence plates: RFID system identifies vehicles at 220 km/h.
- StopTheCrash campaign for car and motorcycle safety launches in SA.
- Warning signals: Additions to E2S beacon range.
- Xplus Security Robot: Inspecting hazards remotely.

NRCS Approvals
- NRCS-approved safety footwear - updates since March 2019.
- NRCS-approved respiratory protective devices - the full list to date.

Buyers' Guide
- What's on offer.

Advertisers in this Issue
A+A Fair (2), BBF Safety Group/Bova Safety Wear (OFC), Claw Boot (4), Protekta Safety Gear (6), ProLamm (8), Rebel SafetyGear / (9), Selective International/Kaliber (11).

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