November 08, 2018
Asbestos – Asbestos Removal.
November 22, 2018
Asbestos - Future of Asbestos in Australia.
December 06, 2018
The STEM Struggle.
October 31, 2018
While fall protection is a complicated issue, there are basic rules and principles that need to be understood and followed to avoid the countless injuries and deaths due to falls from height.
October 26, 2018
During National Safe Work Month learn more about Hearing Protection, a moment is all it takes.
October 23, 2018
Over 5% of the world’s population have a disabling hearing loss. Unfortunately, once permanent damage is done, there are no medical treatments or hearing aids that can restore normal hearing.
July 09, 2018
From environmental disasters and pandemics to terrorism, the time and nature of your next crisis is unknown. The steps you take today could make all the difference tomorrow Be ready for when “What If?” becomes “What Now?”
August 18, 2016
Accidents happen. Vehicles come out of nowhere. That’s why we challenge some of our best scientists and engineers to help improve roadway visibility and safety.
June 01, 2017
3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M™ Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series.
December 05, 2016
Nanotechnology. Applied to helping take the guesswork out of cartridge change.
October 31, 2017
Finding the right protective gear can be a challenge. That’s why we’re proud to welcome the knowledgeable people and reliable products of Scott Safety to the 3M team.
October 17, 2017
ACT Child Safety Program Takes Out Top Road Safety Prize.
February 01, 2018
Recognize the hazard. Know the facts. Know your rights. Take action.
March 05, 2018
For workers, 3M knows what it takes to keep your environment—and the people in it—cool and safe, even in the hottest conditions.
Precautions after a natural disaster are necessary, but they don’t have to be overwhelming. Help protect yourself from health and safety hazards while cleaning up after the storm.
Stay connected and stay safe with sound reduction and communications solutions from 3M.
May 05, 2018
Once it’s been established that there is a requirement to work at height a full body harness is one of the most crucial elements of someone’s personal protective equipment (PPE).
July 06, 2018
Any loss of life on our roads is one too many, every driver, rider and pedestrian deserves the right to come home safely. Together with your expertise we can make a difference and save more lives as we work towards zero fatalities on our roads.
August 10, 2018
Respiratory Protective Equipment Selection – Part 1.
August 31, 2018
Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 2.
May 14, 2015
Scholarship winners receive support and training for their academic achievements. The 3M program recognizes outstanding student pursuing a graduate degree in occupational health and safety or industrial hygiene.
Reusable respirator with convenient quick latch recognized for ground-breaking design. 3M has been selected as a Red Dot “Best of the Best” Product Design 2015 award winner for its Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500QL Series.
March 12, 2015
Lightweight, easy-to-use full body harness enhanced stain and water resistant webbing. The protectant is applied to the fibers of the new Economy Harness webbing to help repel liquids and prevent stains.
March 24, 2016
On March 21, 2016, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed review of the silica rule and has returned it to OSHA with recommended changes.
September 14, 2018
September 04, 2018
Compromised night vision, fatigue and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than at any other time of the day.
September 20, 2018
SafeWork NSW 2017-2022 Hazardous Chemical Exposures Reduction Strategy.
August 09, 2018
Your hearing is precious and fragile, damage your hearing and life may never sound the same.
August 01, 2018
Many companies overlook the importance of personal fall arrest systems, but even more fail to address systems designed to keep tools from falling. However, what goes up must come down.
October 11, 2018
How are Australian Standards Developed and Reviewed?
October 04, 2018
Who are Standards Australia and What Do They Do?
Find out about the physics of retroreflectivity, why luminance is an important performance measurement for signs, how angularity affects sign visibility, and what defines ASTM sheeting types.
October 01, 2018
During National Safe Work Month learn more about Respiratory Protection, a moment is all it takes.
September 12, 2018
3M Fall Protection has detected a small quantity of DBI-SALA® 16 Ft. Talon™ Self Retracting Lifelines that are defective due to an assembly error. This notice only applies to the 16 ft version of the Talon; no other versions of the Talon are affected by this condition. There have been no reports of fall-related injuries associated with this condition. However, this assembly error would result in the unit not arresting a fall, which could result in serious injury or death.
October 18, 2018
Asbestos – What Is It and What Can It Do to You?
October 25, 2018
Asbestos – Where Was It Used and Where Is It Found Today?
November 01, 2018
Asbestos – Managing Asbestos in the Workplace.
October 15, 2018
Heavy vehicles account for 16% of fatal vehicle crashes. On the road, driver safety starts with the ability to readily see and identify these vehicles, especially in low light and low visibility environments.
October 30, 2018
During National Safe Work Month learn more about slips, trips and falls, a moment is all it takes.
Despite improvements in traffic safety over the past decade, several current trends reduce the ability of traffic signs to provide guidance and safety—making signs that return more light to drivers more important than ever.
September 07, 2018
According to the Federal Highway Administration, (FHWA) fully half of all traffic fatalities occur at night, even though the nighttime hours account for only a quarter of total vehicle miles driven.
3M invested ten years and tens of millions of dollars looking for ways to help make nighttime driving safer. The result is 3M Full Cube Technology.
Why do fluorescent colors appear so different?
Experience nighttime demonstrations of sign, pavement marking and work zone materials for roadway safety.
August 17, 2018
Respiratory Protective Equipment Selection – Part 2.
August 27, 2018
Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 1.
September 27, 2018
November 03, 2015
Australasia’s premier road safety award recognising exemplary innovation and effectiveness to save lives and injuries on roads has been awarded to a project delivered by the Queensland Government.
July 04, 2015
3M stamark is now available in Pre-Cut Symbols and Legends that can be easily installed while delivering high visibility guidance for both temporary and permanent applications.
July 02, 2015
For many years traffic signs have been made by methods such as screen printing and multi coloured layering. While these traditional manufacturing methods are still commonly used effectively today, 3M is proud to offer an innovative third option through digital printing solutions using the Durst printer.
April 16, 2014
Employees at BHP Billiton Mt Arthur Coal located in NSW’s Hunter Valley are always looking for a sign to point them in the right direction, particularly when it’s dark outside and visibility is reduced.
November 15, 2013
The New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA) has commissioned a new trial of 3M’s Stamark Orange Temporary Tape in an effort to improve driver navigation and safety through work zones. The product will be trialled throughout 2014 in Auckland from January over a 6km stretch across the three northbound lanes on Upper Harbour Highway to Greville Road during road upgrades and modifications...
November 13, 2013
A Queensland mining project, the Hay Point Expansion Stage 3 (HPX3) Project, has won the prestigious 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Awards at this year’s Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) conference in Adelaide. The BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) Team won the accolade last night at the ACRS...
On 19 September, the 3M Traffic Safety Team held a technology and demonstration session in Canberra, providing road owners, operators, engineers and emergency services in the region a chance to see firsthand, the latest developments and performance of 3M retroreflective technologies and cost-effective applications designed to improve road safety. The event was held at the Queanbeyan Transport Industries.
On 4 September, the 3M Traffic Safety Team held a technology and demonstration session in Christchurch, providing road owners, operators and engineers in the region a chance to see firsthand, the latest developments and performance of 3M retroreflective technologies and cost-effective applications designed to improve road safety. The event was held at the Air Force Museum.
May 27, 2015
Bound for the USA... The 2015 Winner of New Zealand’s prestigious 3M Traffic Safety Innovation Award was recently announced at the IPENZ conference in Chritchurch. The winner of the award went to Paul Durdin and Dale Harris of Abbey Transpotation Consultants read more.
July 02, 2013
3M recently hosted its latest key Technology & Demonstration Evening for the traffic safety community in Launceston, designed to showcase the latest, cost-effective solutions being developed to improve road safety. A 3M technology presentation was held at the Country Club, Launceston Tasmania, which was followed by a lap around Symmons Plains race track that showed 3M solutions in traffic safety signs, line marking.
February 07, 2015
Like no material you’ve ever seen before, 3M’s 7930 series combines prismatic performance and durability with the easy-handling characteristics of beaded sheeting —all with a surprisingly bright, visually uniform appearance that makes it ideal for a variety of applications such as safety traffic and commercial signage applications.
January 30, 2015
3M-ACRS award is Australasia’s premier road safety award recognising exemplary innovation and effectiveness to save lives and injuries on roads. The awards ceremony was held on the 13th November 2014 and was presented by the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency Sir Peter Cosgrove. The ceremony was attended by over 250 of Australasia’s foremost road safety professionals and advocates.
October 24, 2014
3M Australia is excited to announce the release of the 3830 series, High Intensity Prismatic Reflective Sheeting for roadwork signs. This series is now available in white, yellow and fluorescent orange.
May 14, 2013
Bound for the USA... The 2013 Winner of New Zealand’s prestigious 3M Traffic Safety Innovation Award was recently announced at the Institute of Professional Engineer’s (IPENZ) Group Conference in Dunedin. Brian Ward won the 3M award on behalf of Timaru District Council, Invercagill City Council and Dunedin City Councils.
April 20, 2014
After three highly successful years, we are pleased to invite entries for the 2014 Award. The winner will receive a trip to America’s leading road safety conference (ATSSA) in the USA and visit 3M Headquarters in Minnesota. Don’t miss out… entries close on Friday, 15 August 2014.
During the Victorian Transport Association’s Sandown Drive Day event in April, 3M used a display of model toy trucks to show how reflective tapes can significantly improve safety of trucks. Torches were passed around to a 200+ captive audience to see the magic of Diamond Grade...
October 05, 2018
Winning program aimed at bringing about zero road deaths and injuries for young vulnerable children travelling in cars.
November 15, 2018
Episode 15: Asbestos - Asbestos in imported goods.
November 12, 2018
During Asbestos Awareness Month learn more about Asbestos, what it is and what it can do to you.
November 15, 2018
During Asbestos Awareness Month learn more about the history of asbestos and how we got to where we are today.
November 29, 2018
November 30, 2018
During Asbestos Awareness Month learn more about the real and present danger posed by asbestos, whether in the home or in the workplace.
December 13, 2018
The State of Science Index Study.
December 12, 2018
Kitchen cleanliness and hygiene is an extreme priority in any commercial setting...it can make or break your business.
January 31, 2019
Pandemic Preparedness - Part 1.
February 07, 2019
Pandemic Preparedness - Part 2.
February 14, 2019
February 21, 2019
Respiratory Fit Testing.
February 28, 2019
Confined Space Identification.
The visibility of heavy vehicles on our roads is a major factor in road safety. In Australia alone, during a 12 month period in 2018, 169 people died from 152 fatal crashes involving heavy trucks. Don’t leave safety to chance…heavy vehicle safety is a serious issue.
March 07, 2019
Working in a Confined Space.
March 14, 2019
Confined Space Emergency Response.
March 08, 2019
Does your entrance pose a health and safety hazard? Whether it’s a personal residence, business or commercial facility, safety starts at the front door with the humble mat.
March 15, 2019
On our roads the visibility of signs play an important role in keeping us safe. Don’t leave safety to chance, put your trust in a 3M™ Diamond Certified Manufacturer to ensure you are delivering the highest levels of road safety.
March 21, 2019
Gas Detection in Confined Spaces.
March 28, 2019
Supplied Air Respiratory in Confined Spaces.
March 22, 2019
Fatal falls are often the result of a failure to follow workplace safety procedures, a lack of proper height safety gear to perform the job, or the misunderstanding or misuse of fall protection equipment. Don’t let it happen to you!
March 26, 2019
If you work on a busy construction site or other industrial setting the potential of suffering a head injury or brain trauma from falling/swinging objects, or nearby overhead hazards is ever present. This is where head protection comes into play.
April 04, 2019
What is Mould?
April 11, 2019
ABCD’s of Fall Protection.
Ask anyone who has contracted a respiratory disease due to occupational hazards and they’ll tell you its scary. If you don’t think you need to wear a respirator, think again. You may not be able to see the hazards, but the danger is there, and its real.
April 18, 2019
Your floors are one of the first things people see when they enter your facility, an investment that creates a stylish business space. Day in day out, however, they take a beating. If correctly maintained they can last a lifetime, as an owner/manager it’s essential that such an asset is cared for appropriately.
April 17, 2019
Road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death and injury worldwide, the impact of an accident and the resulting trauma is immense. Road safety is a shared responsibility, together with your solutions encompassing safe system inspired approaches we can progress ‘Towards Zero’, a vision of no fatalities or serious injuries on our roads.
April 25, 2019
Welding Hazards - Part 1.
April 30, 2019
Welders face life-threatening hazards every day they turn up for their shift due to the nature of their work. However, of major concern are the respiratory hazards generated during the welding process that puts them at risk of illness or disease from prolonged exposure to carcinogenic welding fumes.
May 09, 2019
Welding Hazards - Part 2.
May 10, 2019
Many misconceptions exist around the use of earmuffs, which can result in improper use. In this article, we debunk the top five most common earmuff myths to help workers protect their hearing.
May 16, 2019
What is Occupational Hygiene?