With leading-edge technology, product innovations and groundbreaking research, personal protective equipment (PPE) from 3M is a necessity when hazardous conditions threaten your personal safety. This page contains information about what 3M is doing to help minimise the effects of dangerous hazards in the workplace and to empower safety professionals to protect their world.
Bushfires are part of life in Australia. These fires can produce vast amounts of smoke, gases and ash. There is a need to consider providing the most appropraite respiratory protection during fire containment and the aftermath and clean-up.
Selection of Personal Safety and Protective Equipment depends on both anticipated hazards and the task to be performed.
The devastation and human toll brought on by flooding can be enormous. People involved in flood related
activities face exposure to a range of work related hazards, such as hazardous materials, microbiological agents, eye/head/face hazards, noise and heat stress.
From the start of the recovery period, through clean-up and rebuilding, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential.
3M offers a variety of products that can help you decrease your exposure to the influenza virus and the recent H7N9 (Avian Flu) Influenza virus outbreak in China. 3M has developed a number of resources and information specific to respirator use in the case of an influenza pandemic or outbreak.