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S&V Protect Magazine Vol15 No4 Fourth Quarter 2021

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

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IN THIS ISSUE:

03 Bullet Resistant Vests
- The fourth in a series of articles by Deon du Plessis, MD of Bullet Proofing Technology, in which he discusses the threat levels faced in South Africa, and how that should influence the purchaser's choice in selecting BRVs.

09 Safety Footwear
- There are no easy answers to the problems of supply from the Far East, writes Nick Bryant of ProFit Safety Footwear, and everyone has to adjust.
- BBF's Lemaitre brand expands into new terrains.

10 Work Wear
- Sweet-Orr & Lybro marks its 90th anniversary in SA by exporting to the country where it originated.

12 Standards Compliance
- ISO 40001: Integrating international health and safety standards saves money and minimises risks, writes Louise Woodburn of KBC Risk Solutions.
- Disability friendly buildings: "It's easier than you think," writes André Michau of Afroteq Advisory.

14 Biocides
- Microban International announces a new range of antiviral technologies.
- AATCC test method TM211-2021: "A breakthrough method for evaluating odour control capabilities in the textile industry."
- Sanitized Puretec technology delivers antimicrobial performance for all fibre types.

16 Environmental Protection
- Nestlé announces industry-first pilot that reduces carbon dioxide emissions and recycles wastewater.

17 Legal Issues
- SARS tackles non-compliant PPE companies that benefitted from tenders.
- Western Cape healthcare products distributor agrees to pay penalty for alleged cartel conduct.

18 Workplace Injuries
- "Dysfunctional" Compensation Fund slammed for attempt to cut third party administrators from payment process.

20 Innovations - The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
- Medical Engineering: The 'Hearable' aims to improve collaboration between people and machines.
- Biotechnology: Stem cells from the bioreactor.
- Filter solutions for high technology processes: Clean air at all times.

29 Buyers' Guide
- What's on offer.

Advertisers in this Issue
BBF Safety Group/Lemaitre (OFC), BBF Safety Group/Lemaitre Urban (02), ProFit Safety Footwear (08), Rebel SafetyGear (06), Selective International Footwear/Kaliber (04.

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