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High Power Worklights

Clear and reliable portable light is essential to safety and precision in confined spaces. Inside pipes, tanks, pressure vessels and silos, the last thing any maintenance worker needs is bulb or battery failure. GO Distribution has introduced rugged portable LED work lights designed to provide 10 years or more of optimum clarity and reliability, or 50,000 hours of outstanding illumination. The cordless HEMIPRO™ High Power Worklights incorporate the first use of high power LEDs in work lights originally designed for the professional automotive repair market, making them ideal also for use in a broad range of resources, industrial, construction, energy, engineering, water, waste water and safety tasks. Using either two or three High Power LEDS, the HEMIPRO™ 2 LED and 3 LED work lights provide exceptionally powerful beams which, respectively, equal or exceed the light area intensity of a 60W or 75W beam,. The uniquely engineered hemispherical lens design refracts the LEDs into an exceptionally clean, bright and wide beam.

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Flu Vaccination

The flu can rip through your workplace, spreading illness and causing substantial absence. Can you afford to have a large number of employees absent for a significant period?. Maxwell Health offers a friendly and efficient nationwide and mobile flu vaccination service. We come to your workplace to vaccinate your staff or can offer vouchers for staff that can’t attend our nurse visit. Let us co-ordinate the entire process for you for each of your sites across the country. Remember, vaccinating early (March – May) is essential to protect your crew before flu arrives. Maxwell Health can also provide your workplace first aid kits and assist with your occupational health requirements. For more information: freephone 0800 FLU VAX, email or visit

Fall Protection Anchors

Miller by Sperian, a PPE company, has launched two new and improved anchorage devices to its fall protection range – the Soll Xenon Interfix Roof Bracket and the Millerfix Anchor Point. Utilised by engineers, contractors and architects worldwide, these two anchorage devices provide a safe and secure solution to protecting workers who work at heights. Engineered as a pyramid post for use on metal-pitched roofs, as well as profile sheet and standing seam roof structures, the Soll Xenon Interfix Roof Bracket provides secure access on new and existing buildings. Foldable and adjustable, the bracket can be used on all common sheet dimensions. Similar to the Soll Xenon Interfix Roof Bracket, the Millerfix Anchor Point is a surface mount fall arrest point designed to be mounted directly onto most metal roof profiles, however it is engineered to provide lower visual intrusion on structures, making it ideal for commercial or residential projects wanting to maintain an aesthetically pleasing exterior.

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Health and safety management system

With ACC levies set to rise there has never been a better time to develop your health and safety management system to the WSMP standard. Once accredited, you can save up to 20% on your ACC premium. The WSMP standard is a practical tool to help your business achieve best practice health and safety management. It covers management commitment, hazard management, training, employee involvement, incident reporting, contractor management and emergencies. QEC is holding a workshop on March 11th run by an approved ACC Auditor. Learn the ACC WSMP standard, how to implement the system in your business and apply to ACC. QEC is a registered PTE and approved to train by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board. Our practical courses cover a wide range of health and safety subjects including hazard management, hazardous substance management and auditing.

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Hydraulic Tools

Protected hydraulic tools from Enerpac are designed for use in extreme environments where they may be subjected to wet conditions, aggressive corrosion or high temperatures. The compact but powerful high-pressure (700 bar) hydraulic pumps, cylinders and valves are purpose-built for environments such as food and chemical processing, petro-chemical, pulp and paper, mining, construction and welding/high temperature areas. They include nickel-plated steel cylinders with Viton® seals, nickel-plated relief and check valves and anodized hand pumps that are compatible with the broader Enerpac range of hydraulic technology. For more information about Enerpac equipment in New Zealand contact Neville Stuart on 0800 ENERPAC (363-772),,

Eyewash and Body Spray

A new hand-held eyewash and body spray has been introduced by Enware to provide quick response to spills of hazardous substances, including acid and alkalis. The EL485 features dual outlets with stay-open ball valve activation, that allows for hands-free flushing of eyes in industrial commercial and educational applications, particularly laboratories. The easily accessible EL485 is supplied with a wall bracket to facilitate installation at the correct height for compliance with ANSI Z358.1 and AS4775 as a primary eyewash station. It comes complete with a 1.5 m high quality nylon recoil hose offering flexibility for washing incidental spills from the body without the need to get under a complete shower. For more information:,

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Cardinal Consulting are Christchurch-based manual handling specialists who offer risk analysis, job/task redesign, training, policy review and behavioural safety services to the healthcare and industrial sectors.

Savill Coordinates announce the Provest, an evolution in tool belt design combining an internal harness, high-visibility vest and tool pocket system, distributing weight to the shoulders and minimising the risk of lower back pain.

Working Wise’s safety ambassador Stickiwi™ is on a mission to make health and safety fun as part of the company’s workstation assessments, health monitoring, manual handling, ACC pre-audits, training sessions and other services.

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