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Open Day for product demonstrations

Yesterday the Dynamic Engineering Australia team opened their warehouse up to customers for product demonstrations. The guys set up a "cathedral" (we don't know the collective noun) of self-supporting arms for visitors to manoeuvre and play with. The winning demo, however, was the JetBlack Safety Mouse Run. While not a huge turnout, it was still a fun afternoon of drinks, sausages and chats. Big thanks to Zach on the BBQ!!...

November 13, 2020

New report identifies alternative technologies to industrial compressed air systems

The Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) has released a new report entitled Compressed air systems, emerging efficiency improvements and alternative technologies: review, background research and examples. It documents A2EP’s investigation into more efficient alternative technologies that could partially or completely replace compressed air systems. This is because, while compressed air systems (CAS) are widely used across industry and often described as the “fourth utility” i...

September 7, 2020

Walk-through personnel cleaning booth and affordable LEV for small operators spark interest at AIOH Annual Conference

Dynamic Engineering Australia (DEA), in conjunction with JetBlack Safety, exhibited at the annual Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) conference held at Crown in Perth last week. Our exhibit featured the new-look JetBlack Safety range including the new handsfree, walk-through cleaning booth. The booth created a lot of interest from the smelting, refineries and metals industries, who were very keen in how the booth could assist their workers moving from dirty zones to clean zon...

December 11, 2019

Breathe Freely Australia silica and construction industry roadshows

Don’t take the dust home with you Dynamic Engineering Australia in conjunction with JetBlack Safety, had the opportunity to participate in Breathe Freely Australia’s Perth roadshow this week, focusing on the dangers of silica in WA’s engineered stone and construction industries. Greg Albert and myself attended the metro north seminar as sponsors, exhibitors and participants, and this is our takeout of the event. ...

November 19, 2019

PPE tools and equipment to help protect workers from silica,fine dust and fumes

There are more and more stories emerging from the stonemasons, granite and mining industries about workers, a lot of them young men in their prime, developing silicosis and other lung or respiratory diseases. See ABC's article from 16 September 2019: Silicosis surge prompts more calls for a ban on engineered stone products It’s a tragedy and its seriousness has been likened to asbestos. So what can be done to help prevent dangerous dust in the workplace, not just in the workshop b...

November 14, 2019

All welding activity in UK now needs local exhaust ventilation

...general ventilation does not achieve the necessary control of welding fumes.HSE Safety Alert STSU1 – 2019 The UK’s HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has recently released a safety alert (Feb 2019) which highlights a change in enforcement expectations for all workers, employers, self-employed, contractors’ and any others who undertake welding activities. HSE will now look to ensure all welding activities have effective engineering fume controls (such as local exhaust ventilation LEV or ...

March 22, 2019

When you need to use an air blower to clean down your clothes

If you’re looking for a dust removal system solution for your workers or your home workshop There are many industries where workers get covered in dust, fibres and other minute particles as part of their everyday work - mining (coal, minerals), stone and granite, wood products, forestry,  quarries, paper and tissue production, carpets and textiles, cement and plasterboard, and even construction and power. As workers leave the dusty location to go home or to lunch and clean rooms, they nee...

November 26, 2018

9-1-1 TV episode with compressed air gun incident makes for uncomfortable viewing

The dangers of compressed air So I’m watching TV the other night and an episode of 9-1-1 is on. It is a show about an LA-based first responders’ team made up of paramedics, fire fighters, police, and the 911 call centre staff. Each episode is usually a series of incidents based around a theme. This particular episode was called “Under pressure” (Season 2, episode 1) and showed LA in the middle of a heat wave, which ultimately meant earthquake weather (I’m not sure how those two relate,...

October 18, 2018

Dangers of compressed air

Compressed air always has the potential to be extremely dangerous, so try and avoid its use when cleaning down and de‐dusting overalls and clothing....

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