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S&V Protect Magazine Vol15 No2 Second Quarter 2021

The only SA magazine aimed exclusively at the PPE end user.

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IN THIS ISSUE:

3 Bullet Resistant Vests
- The second in a series of articles by Deon du Plessis, MD of Bullet Proofing Technology, in which he outlines the soft and hard materials which go into BRVs.

11 Working at Height
- Fall arrest rescue - Protekta Safety Gear training manager Anderson Cilliers writes about planning considerations.
- Seven tips to prevent suspension trauma, by BBF Safety Group.

16 Safety Footwear - Effects of the Pandemic
- Local production up, imports down, pressure on prices.
- 'Our relationship with industry is good,' says National Regulator for Compulsory Standards.
- The NRCS needs to do what it's supposed to do, sourcing from China hasn't been a problem, and swing to lower priced boots, but demand is good. Rebel Safety Goods' Gavin Cooke looks at the issues.
- PPE budgets stretched, but sales up, says BBF's Ndlela Mazibuko.
- NRCS has an enormous task, but the process needs to be speeded up, says BBF's Eugene du Toit.
- Pandemic has helped us take market share from importers, says Bata SA's Michael Wyatt.
- Plan, support your customers, grow - that's the formula, says ProFit's Nick Bryant.
- Whe the shoe doesn't fit - why women need to demand female-specific safety footwear, by Sisi brand manager Predahni Rai Naidoo.

22 The Pandemic
- Mandatory Covid-19 immunisation in the workplace 'isn't that straightforward', writes law firm Adams & Adams.
- Another mask supplier falls foul of the Competition Tribubal.
- Sanitized T99-19 'offers 99.84% protection against Covid on textiles'.

24 Health
- Mental health and well-being have become the predominating H&S issues, write Prof. John Smallwood and Prof. Fidelis Emuze.

25 Disease
- World Tuberculosis Day - TB is a major workplace issue, writes Prof. John Smallwood.

26 Nutrition
- Understanding the eating habits of the SA population - a study by Knorr.

27 Innovations - The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
- Safety in water: An autonomous underwater robot saves people from drowning.
- Air purification and disinfection: New type of ventilator for virus-free air.

30 Recycling PPE
- Finally it's becoming an issue - turning the millions of masks and gloves into other products.

23 Buyers' Guide
- What's on offer.

Advertisers in this Issue
BBF Safety Group/Bova Harness (OFC), BBF Safety Group/Lemaitre Maxeco (15), Hi-Tec Interceptor (2), Protekta Safety Gear (5), Rebel SafetyGear (7), ProFit Safety Footwear (12), Selective International Footwear/Kaliber (9).

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