Consumables > PPE & safety equipment

Fabric masks prove effective at virus filtration

25 September, 2020

Testing of commonly available fabric masks has found they significantly reduce the number of aerosolised viruses a wearer could be exposed to.

Recyclable nano-filter for face masks developed

01 September, 2020

Korean researchers have developed a nano-filter that maintains excellent filtering efficiency, even after handwashing.

Ned's Head Personal Protective Face Shields

21 August, 2020

Ned's Head Personal Protective Face Shields have been specially designed to add a layer of protection from sneezes, coughs or other airborne particles.

Can medical face masks be safely re-used?

04 August, 2020 by Lauren Davis

The rise in demand for face masks has led to global shortages and makeshift solutions. But are these solutions effective?

9 key points to consider when buying face shields

16 July, 2020

Buying face shields and PPE amidst COVID-19 is a challenging task, as there are many aspects that are important to consider and can be potentially overlooked.

Sterilisable 'shield' helps protect healthcare workers

03 July, 2020

The device serves as a physical shield to reduce the risk of exposure to pathogens for healthcare workers performing procedures on COVID-19 patients.

Antimicrobial compound added to face masks

24 June, 2020

Scientists have developed a sustainable way to extract an antimicrobial compound from seeds — a compound that killed 99% of harmful bacteria in lab tests.

Getinge DPTE Transfer Trolley

17 April, 2020

Getinge has launched the DPTE Transfer Trolley — a smart, mobile transfer platform for moving materials into and out of a confined zone without breaking containment or sterility.

Ansell BioClean PPE range

30 January, 2020

BioClean products are part of Ansell Limited's Life Sciences Solutions portfolio, offering a large range of gloves, disposable garments providing head-to-toe protection, a selection of autoclavable or single-use goggles, and chemo safety wear for critical extra protection.

The challenges of working in a lab

28 January, 2020

Accidents in the lab are often unavoidable, but if you exercise attention to detail and thoroughness, you contribute to the excellent reputation of your lab and your research integrity.

DEWALT safety glasses and goggles

17 January, 2020

DEWALT safety glasses and goggles are designed to ensure safe, efficient and comfortable vision in the occupational situation.

BioClean-D Coverall with Hood

01 November, 2019

The BioClean-D Coverall with Hood is a disposable garment featuring a front zip with protective flap, elasticated hood, back, cuffs and ankles, and thumb loops to ensure a secure hold.

Managing fire safety in laboratories

04 October, 2019 by Justin Morris, Technical Director

Fire can pose a serious and immediate fire risk in laboratory environments, making adequate fire protection crucial to the safety of technicians and workers.

Avery Industrial Label Range

19 September, 2019

Avery Products has introduced a range of heavy-duty sign and label products so that businesses can provide safety messages in construction sites, warehouses, laboratories, offices and other facilities where human safety can be jeopardised.

Westlab heat-resistant gloves

14 May, 2019

Westlab's heat-resistant gloves are suitable for safely conducting testings where high-temperature levels are required, such as tests involving ovens, burners and other heated equipment.

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