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Choosing the Perfect Welding Apparel

  The cornerstone of welding safety is selecting the right attire, designed to guard against searing heat, sparks, molten metal, and other potential workplace hazards. Your selection of welding clothing materials can mean the difference between a productive workday and a catastrophic accident. Read on to explore the key factors to contemplate...
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Embracing Technology: The Need for Touchscreen-Compatible Safety Gloves

  In a world dominated by digital technology, our daily lives are inseparable from touchscreen devices, be it smartphones or tablets. The integration of these gadgets into various working environments necessitates a change in the way we protect our hands while working. A significant number of workplace injuries occur when employees either ...
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Heat Stress and Arc Rated PPE

Preventing Heat Stress at Work & Choosing the Right Arc Flash PPE      Working in the Australian heat in combination with the heat of working in a confined space, like those often associated with electrical repair works, means that workers have a higher chance of developing heat stress, dehydration, or even heat stroke.  ...
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The Difference between Arc Flash Clothing and Flame Resistant Clothing

How Arc-Rated Clothing Differs from Other Flame-resistant Clothing      In certain industries, it is vital for employees to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), especially those working in the Oil and Gas industry for example. A common type of protection that has been used by this industry is Fire Resistant (FR) clothing. FR ...
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Elliotts Welding Foot Protection

Elliotts offers the best Welding Spats and Leggings to ensure welders' safety.         If you accidentally drop a piece of metal or sparks hit your feet, you will be in a world of hurt unless you aren’t prepared with the proper foot protection.   Leather Welding Spats are leather covers that go over your work...
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OEKO-TEX® - What You Need To Know

Elliotts explained how its Proban Welding range is Okeo-Tex certified for peace of mind.    When looking for work clothes, you always want to ensure that it is certified to Australian and New Zealand Standards, to ensure that it meets the needs of your job. However, not everyone considers what may actually be in the fabric of their ...
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Always Wear Appropriate PPE with Handling Liquid Nitrogen

The Importance of Wearing Proper PPE When Handling Cryogenic Materials    Last month, there was an incident in Mackay where a worker received serious cryogenic burns after immersing his hands in a container of liquid nitrogen.     CryoSkin Industrial Cryogenic GlovesWhilst there is a wide range of cryogenic materials, the ...
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Dangers of an ArcFlash

WorkSafe QLD Film Promotes Arc Safety Awareness    WorkSafe QLD’s latest arc flash safety film highlights the dangers of an arc flash, which can happen in an instant and can set fire to clothing, severely burn human skin, and even cause death.   An Arc Flash is an electrical current that is passed through the air when ...
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Picking the Right Elliotts Leg Protection

Selecting The Right Welding Gear To Protect Legs    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.   WELDING TROUSERS  ...
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The Importance of Breathability in Arc Flash PPE

Breathability in Arc Flash Personal Protective Equipment    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 ...
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