Did you know that an estimated 4 billion adults in the world need to wear glasses? This is not normally a problem in most situations but can be tricky when you’re required to wear a full-face respirator as part of your job. So, if you need corrective lenses and respiratory protection, what are your options?
We all love summer and summer holidays! Summer work however, is not always much fun, especially for those who must wear a full face respirator as part of their job. The hotter temperatures lead to more sweat, which can in turn result in your visor fogging up. Not being able to see properly is clearly unsafe, but so is removing your respiratory to wipe the visor.
Well, we are back to work after an extended break over Christmas and the New Year. Now with a few days under our belt, I thought I would give you a bit of a rundown on what we, at Dalton International, are seeing and hearing in the market so far […]
With the 2019-nCoV (Coronavirus) headlining the news, attention has been focused on respirators. Most of the images on news sites show pictures of people wearing disposable surgical masks which offer very little, if any, protection. At a minimum people should be wearing a respirator that has passed a relevant standard to confirm that it can […]
Most chemical eye injuries occur at work. Industries use a variety of chemicals daily, many of which are acidic or alkaline and have the potential to be corrosive to eye tissue. The severity of a burn usually depends on the following three factors: What type of substance caused it – chemicals with a high and […]
For years roading companies have used basic filter cloth under catchpits to stop sediment laden water from entering waterways. Unfortunately, this approach often results in flooding leading to traffic chaos and complaints. There is a better way! Check out the reasons why you should be using the Ultra-Drain Guard instead of the old approach. Ultra-Drain […]
Dalton International has been appointed the exclusive New Zealand agent for Ansell Protective Solutions who produce some of the best gas-tight, chemical protective coveralls in the world. Now under the brand name AlphaTec® (previously known as Trellchem®) the range is second to none! Whether you’re in emergency services or dealing with hazardous gases in your […]
Dalton International is pleased to advise that we have been appointed the master distributor for SpillFix in New Zealand. SpillFix, manufactured by Galuku International, is a leading industrial spill absorbent that is 100% organic and renewable. Made from coir peat (coconut fibre), SpillFix absorbs hazardous and non-hazardous spills on contact and is light and easy […]