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Picking the Right Elliotts Leg Protection
Picking the Right Elliotts Leg Protection

Are you looking for additional protection for your legs on your next welding job? At Elliotts, we understand that some jobs require additional protection for yourself and/or your workers. We offer an extensive range of gear to suit all types of welding.

The Importance of Breathability in Arc Flash PPE
The Importance of Breathability in Arc Flash PPE

For an electrical worker, enduring Australia’s humid climate is hard enough, let alone the thought of putting on a heavy arc flash suit and gloves. However, whenever a piece of electrical equipment breaks down, no matter how hot it is, workers still need to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Introducing Elliotts’ Next Generation of Arc Flash PPE
Introducing Elliotts’ Next Generation of Arc Flash PPE

The brand new ArcSafe® X50 range includes the new state-of-the-art Lift Front hood as well as a traditional arc flash hood which both include the new grey-coloured highly transparent face shield which allows full colour recognition. The range doesn’t stop at hoods, the X50 range also includes a Jacket and Trouser or Coat and legging combinations, both available with and without Reflective Trim.

It has to be Seen to be Believed: New ArcSafe® AmpShield™ Arc Flash Face Shield
It has to be Seen to be Believed: New ArcSafe® AmpShield™ Arc Flash Face Shield

For over 50 years, Elliotts has been innovating and designing new products to meet the needs of our customers, and our brand new ArcSafe® AmpShield™  Arc Flash Face Shield is the ‘what’s next’ in arc flash protection. 

Harnessing the latest revolutionary technology the ArcSafe® AmpShield™ Arc Flash Face Shield now offers users full-colour recognition and improved visibility. The grey-coloured, highly transparent face shield now offers an alternative to the traditional green arc flash face shield.

The Elliotts Foundry Jacket Range Explained
The Elliotts Foundry Jacket Range Explained

At Elliotts, we pride ourselves on our ability to work with our customers to create what they want and how they want it. We pride ourselves on our ability to listen to and taken on board customer feedback. Our extensive range of foundry gears is as a result of decades of feedback from our customers.

Standards Matter in Arc Flash Safety
Standards Matter in Arc Flash Safety

Elliotts manufacture and customise a large range of industry specific ArcFlash, Arc Rated Protective Clothing for the Australasian Market. Wearing ArcFlash specific flame resistant clothing provides the necessary thermal protection to shield workers from an Arc Flash. In many cases, this PPE can mean the difference between a minor accident and a tragic fatality.

 

Impact Resistant Hand Protection – What you need to know
Impact Resistant Hand Protection – What you need to know

Protecting your hand can be much more than protecting your palm from risks such as cuts and abrasions. In some industries, protecting the back of the hand from impacts smashes and crushing is just as important.  

Elliotts has something for everyone when it comes to Welding Protection
Elliotts has something for everyone when it comes to Welding Protection

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 the safety needs of welders in all kinds of environments. Whether you are MIG, TIG or Stick welding, indoors, outdoors, working in confined spaces or at heights, we have the protection you need. When there is such an extensive range to choose from, it is not always easy to select what is best for you, so we have tried to make this as easy as possible.

What are the Health Risks to Foundry Workers?
What are the Health Risks to Foundry Workers?

A foundry worker’s health is at risk both during and outside of work. The health risks faced by foundry workers are directly and indirectly affected by the nature of their work. Foundries are dangerous settings to work in, so being aware of possible health risks and ways to avoid them will help protect yourself. Here are the seven most common health risks:

Coming Soon – Elliotts CryoSkin® Industrial Cryogenic Gloves
Coming Soon – Elliotts CryoSkin® Industrial Cryogenic Gloves

In the coming weeks, the first shipment of Elliotts’ new and improved CryoSkin® gloves will arrive!

The Elliotts’ CryoSkin® Industrial gloves have been designed to provide protection when working with cryogenic liquids, such as liquid nitrogen and other cryogenic hazards. The CryoSkin® Industrial gloves are made from a combination of technical, state-of-the-art materials. The unique multilayer construction maximises thermal protection without compromising on dexterity and comfort.

Meet the Team – Jim Hyland – Regional Sales Manager – WA
Meet the Team – Jim Hyland – Regional Sales Manager – WA

Get to know our new Regional Sales Manager for Western Australia – Jim Hyland! Jim tells shares about his comprehensive experience in the safety industry, what he'll be focusing on as part of his position and his favourite Elliotts product.

Introducing the new Big Red® CRX Welding Glove
Introducing the new Big Red® CRX Welding Glove

If you are looking for the latest in professional premium welding hand protection technology, then look no further than Elliotts’ latest edition to the Big Red® Welding Range, the Bid Red® CRX Cut Resistant Welding Gloves. Elliotts’ Big Red product range uses both premium Bid Red® leather combined with soft, highly durable goatskin leather for extra sensitivity and touch. The premium-grade leather offers a great balance between protection and durability without compromising dexterity, comfort and protection.

Arc Flash PPE Maintenance Dos and Don’ts
Arc Flash PPE Maintenance Dos and Don’ts

If you’ve ever purchased arc flash personal protective equipment (PPE), you know that it isn’t exactly an inexpensive purchase. But this is because of the highly engineered materials used, the extensive testing required and the fact that the gear has the ability to protect workers when exposed to a potentially devastating arc flash it is a justified, essential expense.

Due to this large expense, it is common practice for companies to share PPE, as most companies cannot justify purchasing each worker their own personal gear, especially if they only work on high voltage equipment occasionally.

In this COVID-19 world, an emphasis on cleanliness and hygiene is of utmost importance to companies and employees alike. But, how do companies keep their shared arc flash PPE clean and safe for workers.

Meet the new Australian Standard in Glove Safety
Meet the new Australian Standard in Glove Safety

When it comes to lifting the standard of hand protection, Elliotts don’t just talk about it, we lead by example. Elliotts were the first to have our gloves certified to Australian Standards back in 2011 and we will now be certifying our gloves to the new glove standard AS/NZS 2161.3:2020 Occupational protective gloves Protection against mechanical risks. 

We have been testing many of our gloves to the new version and now that the standard is published you will notice our labelling and packaging start to change to include the new AS/NZS 2161.3:2020 version.

Choosing the Right Work Gloves for the Job
Choosing the Right Work Gloves for the Job

When it comes to selecting the right work gloves for your worksite or business, it isn’t as simple as it may sound. There are multiple things you should take into consideration when making the selection.

Which is why it is important that employers and employees alike to understand the potential hazards of not having the adequate Person Protection Equipment (PPE) for the job. We have compiled three of the most important tips to help you make the decision.

Introducing the new WeldMark® GPCR Welding Glove
Introducing the new WeldMark® GPCR Welding Glove

If you are looking for a welding glove with TIG like dexterity and MIG like protection, then look no further than Elliott’s new WeldMark® GPCR Welding Glove. The WeldMark® is made using premium soft, highly durable goatskin palm for extra sensitivity and touch. The premium-grade leather offers a great balance between protection and durability without compromising dexterity, comfort and protection.

Meet the Team: Vince Taylor  - Inventory & Quality Controller
Meet the Team: Vince Taylor - Inventory & Quality Controller

Get to know Vince Taylor, our Inventory & Quality Controller at Elliotts Australia! Vince talks about his past experience in the safety/PPE industry and his role. He also talks about his main focus in his new position at Elliotts, his favourite Elliotts product and his hobbies and interests outside work!

Meet the Team: David Black - Regional Sales Manager
Meet the Team: David Black - Regional Sales Manager

Get to know David Black, our Regional Sales Manager for Victoria & Tasmania at Elliotts Australia! David tells of his past experience in the safety industry, his favourite Elliotts product, his focus in his current position at Elliotts, and his hobbies and interests outside work!

Difference Between Primary and Secondary Protective Clothing
Difference Between Primary and Secondary Protective Clothing

Foundries can be dangerous places, but they are not uniformly so. A worker is at more risk while pouring molten metal than they are while walking around a quieter area, and safety regulations account for this by requiring more protective layers. Foundry protective clothing can be grouped into two categories: primary protective clothing and secondary protective clothing.

The Difference between Welding Blankets and Drapes
The Difference between Welding Blankets and Drapes

Elliotts has a wide range of products designed to protect workers and their equipment from the hazards associated with welding/fabrication processes. With so many options to choose between — each of which have been manufactured from high-quality temperature resistant fabrics — it is understandable to be overwhelmed by the options. Fortunately, the difference between welding blankets and drapes is quite simple.