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Selecting the right TIG Welding Gloves

TIG Welding Gloves

New TigMate Welding Gloves

In November 2017, Elliotts launched four new additions to the TigMate Welding Glove range. Elliotts is committed to providing quality safety gear to its customers, and th...

4 Things to look for in TIG Welding Gloves

Things to look for when selecting TIG welding gloves

Finding safe, comfortable TIG welding gloves is made easy using the following tips.

TIG Welding is all about precision. As with many styles of welding, wearing the wrong gloves can be very unsafe a...

Beat the heat! Be Safe in Summer. Part 2

Beat the heat part 2

Busting Some Myths about Working Under the Summer Heat

As we discussed in part 1 of this blog, people working in the heat of the Australian summer face many dangers, heat stress, dehydration, over ...

Beat the heat! Be Safe in Summer. Part 1

Beat the Heat

Heat Stress: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

People working in the heat of the Australian summer face many dangers, heat stress, dehydration, over-excursion as well as UVA UVB sun exposure. In thi...

7 Steps to create a PPE Program that Really Works

Designing your PPE Program

PPE Program that Really Works

The purpose of a PPE program is to protect your employees by ensuring that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided, used, and maintained in a reliable condition w...

Have a Safe Christmas

Top Safety Tips For a Safe Christmas

Have a Safe Christmas

With the festive season just around the corner, most Australians turn their minds to decorations and Christmas parties. For many of us, that means doubling our ...

We are Hiring - Regional Manager Western Australia

Should Metal Closures be used in Arc Rated Clothing

The question of whether metal closures should be used on arc rated clothing is raised regularly by end users especially in relation to zippers and press studs. Hugh Hoagland from e-Hazard in the US recently posed the question “Can a shirt with a metal snap or a metal zipper meet ASTM F1506 and NFPA 70E?”. Hugh’s answer “This is a matter of opinion and there is some controversy about the issue”. So there appears to be no conclusive answer to this question so we thought we would clear up how and why Elliotts have approached this issue. 

Heat Resistant Gloves - The difference between Contact Heat Gloves & Radiant Heat Gloves.

Use The Right Gloves for The Right Application

Both contact and radiant heat resistant gloves are frequently used in the foundry industry, where workers are constantly exposed to materials that excee...

HOW CHEMICALS FOUND IN A FOUNDRY CAN AFFECT THE BODY

Ensure The Safety of Foundry Workers Handling Hazardous Substances

When working in a foundry environment, operators are exposed to an array of hazardous chemicals. Chemicals, in this instance, includ...

Health effects of Heat Exposure when Working in a Foundry

The Foundry Work Environment and Heat Stress

The human body is an amazing machine, capable of achieving great things; however, it needs to be at a perfect balance at all times. A change in temperatur...

What is Foundry Work?

Working in a Foundry

The Foundry industry dates back to 1480, when Vannoccio Biringuccio (1480-1539) first documented the foundry process in writing. In the 550 years since then, this industry has ma...

What Elliotts Jacket is Right for You?

The Elliotts Range of Winter/Wet Weather Jackets

Winter is here and the weather is starting to show it, which means there is no better time to invest in a winter jacket. Elliotts have 6 different typ...

Winter and Wet Weather Jackets – 4-in-1

The Elliotts Z40 and Z50 Winter/Wet Weather Jackets

Now is the perfect time for you to think about investing in a high quality work jacket. Elliotts have a whole range of winter and wet weather jacke...

Pick the perfect fitting NENS09 products, first try!

Guide To Picking The Right FR Clothing

It is a common misconception that flame resistant (FR) clothing is only worn by firefighters or the petroleum industry. Flame resistant clothing is vital to man...

HRC/PPE – What Does It Mean?

The HRC/PPE Categories Chart for Arc Rated FR Clothing

Wearing flame resistant clothing can provide the necessary thermal protection to shield workers from an Arc Flash. Once the source of ignition i...

PICKING A PERFECTLY FITTING GLOVE!

Guide to Find the Perfect Fitting Safety Gloves

It is universally known that gloves are the frontline protection for the hands. In fact, an article in Occupational Environmental Medicine, Sorock et a...

What is the best Welding Jacket for you?

Comparisons of Elliotts Welding Jackets

Elliotts continue to lead the way in protective clothing for welders, offering an extensive range of welding garments, made from a variety of fabric to meet th...

10 HANDY SAFETY TIPS FOR DIY TASKS

Christmas holidays are nearly upon us, which means spare time to catch up on those tasks you’ve let slip through the cracks throughout the year.  With:

- 75% of DIY injuries occurring around the home while completing maintenance, gardening or vehicle maintenance.

- Males, being five times more likely to be involved in a DIY injury than females, and

- Power tools including grinders, buffers and polishers accounting for one-fifth of all DIY injuries.

HYDRATION IN THE HEAT

Preventing Dehydration When Working in Hot Environments

Summer is officially here, and while there are those lucky few who can escape the temperature in air-conditioned vehicles and offices, many wor...