Category: Media Release

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New AS/NZS 1715 Ruling Document from Standards Australia

The Standards Australia SF-010 Respiratory Protection Committee have recently published a ruling to AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection Use and Maintenance respiratory protective equipment standard. It provides further clarification around AS/NZS 1715 requirements for tight-fitting respirators and facial hair. In summary, there are no exceptions regarding facial hair and any tight-fitting respirator (negative or positive pressure) to [...]

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Request for National Register for Respirators

A coalition of workplace health and safety related organisations across Australia and New Zealand, and the ACTU called today for the urgent establishment of a register for approved respirators (aka face masks). The group describes the presence of non-compliant, fake and faulty disposable masks as an immediate threat to the health and safety of workers. […]