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Health, Safety, Hygiene and Sanitation

Strip curtains help to improve health and safety

16th January 2020 General purpose strip curtains offer a means of improving workplace health and safety by offering solutions for controlling dust, insects and temperature fluctuations. Large volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic in food manufacturing facilities and retail stores lead to an associated... 

Air-tight door seals in freshness

12th December 2019 A leading producer and exporter of citrus fruit in the Eastern Cape recently required a certified air-tight door for its steri room chambers. The steri cooling process takes place in three chambers where air tightness is essential. A panel sectional door was fitted in order to ensure that optimal... 

Preventing sick building syndrome

6th December 2019 Monitoring devices that are able to detect high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) have been introduced to the local market, with the aim of detecting poor air quality that can lead to sick building syndrome. Sick building syndrome is a medical condition affecting people that occupy a specific... 

ALCO-Safe (PTY) Ltd

15th November 2019 ALCO-Safe is a leading supplier of breathalysers and drug detection equipment in Southern Africa. In operation for more than 40 years ALCO-Safe has more than 5000 clients in South Africa and over 30 000 breathalysers and drug testing kits in use country wide.  

DoseTech (Pty) Ltd

14th November 2019 DoseTech (Pty) Ltd specializes in Fire Protection Foam Dosing Technology and Special Risk Fire Fighting Hardware. We import and supply high end industrial, mining and specialized fire protection equipment in to the South African market.  We have consolidated our range of top end products to focus... 

DoseTech (Pty) Ltd

Cream soothes and protects

14th November 2019 A new cream is now available to treat skin ailments such as eczema, rashes, burns, shingles, sunburn and insect bites. The cream contains a combination of natural extracts, colloidal oats, shea butter, rosewater and chamomile essence. 

Cold storage solutions tailored to industrial environments

10th October 2019 Industrial doors and dock loading equipment suited to cold storage and freezer environments assist in maintaining the constant temperatures required by the cold chain industry.   Entrance solutions seal in the chill to prevent product spoilage and contamination, without disrupting operations. 

High speed doors for increased productivity

1st October 2019 Efficiency of the supply chain, combined with employee wellbeing and satisfaction, are seen as primary contributors to a productive workplace environment within manufacturing and storage facilities. High speed roll up doors allow for rapid opening and closing and, together with the promise of a... 

Fall arrest system specifically designed for women

10th September 2019 Fall arrest systems are personal protective equipment (PPE) harnesses with permanently attached lanyards. These harnesses are often used in traditionally male-dominated industry sectors and have been designed to fit men and are not suited to the female anatomy. 

Safety solutions for the welding and cutting industries

3rd September 2019 Many people are injured each year by the incorrect or careless use of oxy/fuel gas equipment. Welding and cutting in difficult to reach places on site and at height is particularly dangerous and includes potential hazards such as: 

Water filtration range uses new technology

26th August 2019 A range of water filters using a new type of filter technology, has been introduced. The Disruptor 5293 PAC-S technology from JoJo Tanks uses a system of electro-adsorption, which creates an electrical field activated by water. The process attracts and removes a number of contaminants including... 

Treatment for corns and calluses

21st August 2019 Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop in order to protect the skin from the effects of friction and pressure. Corns usually develop near a bony area of a toe or between toes, while a callus usually develops on the underside of the foot. Corns can be uncomfortable and... 

Early warning system for rockfalls and landslides

6th August 2019 A radar system for monitoring natural and engineered slopes, has been launched. The radar detects, tracks and analyses movements from rockfalls, avalanches and other fast-moving landslide debris flow. The system creates real-time alerts that can be connected to on-site alarms such as sirens,... 

Patient transport monitor introduced

6th August 2019 Intra-hospital patient transport can be a complex and sensitive process that requires adherence to high quality and safety standards. Patients must be closely monitored and doctors require real-time information on patients’ vital signs. In addition, the process can be time-consuming and stressful... 

Variety of applications for PVC strip curtains

1st August 2019 Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) strip curtains offer a solution in applications where dirt, dust or insects need to be kept out and where hygiene, humidity, temperature and noise need to be controlled. Tests have shown that PVC strip curtains can reduce noise levels by between 7 and 15 decibels and can... 

Variety of applications for PVC strip curtains
Reinforced edges on strip curtains allow for easy movement of goods and machinery

New technology removes greenhouse gases

25th June 2019 New South African legislation will be in place by April 1, 2020, requiring existing plants to comply with minimum emission standards, or MES, for new plants to meet nitrogen oxides, or NOX, levels of less than 350 mg/Nm3. New technology is now available to assist nitric acid plants to become... 

Locally manufactured floor gratings

19th June 2019 Metal floor gratings are widely used for industrial flooring in a variety of sectors and for a variety of applications, including access walkways on process plants and in factories and manufacturing facilities. The Mentis Rectagrid RS40 (40/40) floor grating has been manufactured and used by both... 

Insulated impact traffic door meets safety requirements

13th June 2019 A locally manufactured insulated impact traffic door, that complies with all relevant safety, health, environment and quality standards, is now available. The doors are manufactured to meet specific opening requirements and are designed for use in areas where the movement of pedestrians and goods... 

African Innovations in Affordable Drinking Water

4th June 2019 A water purification system has been designed to offer a self-service drinking water refill solution for consumers. The system offers an alternative to single-use plastic water bottles and sachets and uses mobile technology to remotely track water usage at retailers across Africa.   

African Innovations in Affordable Drinking Water
The team from I-Drop Water and Bluewater Group demonstrate the Waterpod

Hygienic food-line ball bearings rolled out

21st May 2019 A new range of food-line ball bearing units has been launched. The hygienically designed components are intended for use in food-processing equipment, as an important element of a proactive approach to food safety. Since 2012 the food and beverage industry has seen a significant increase in units... 

Working Knowledge International

6th November 2018 WKI are occupational health and wellness experts with a long track record in delivering occupational medicals to many industries in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. *Employee wellness programmes *Entry and exit medicals *Mine medicals *Driver medicals *Construction... 

Working Knowledge International

Flow Test Kit

14th November 2017 Cape Town fire protection foam dosing technology and special risk firefighting hardware specialist DoseTech offers the AFTK style of apparatus flow test kits. Manufactured by US- engineered life safety products and services supplier Akron Brass Company, the kits include a choice of four out of... 

Flow Test Kit


13th November 2017 With 43 years of industry experience, ALCO-Safe (Pty) Ltd is the leading supplier of quality electronic Breath Alcohol Detectors, their accessories and drug detecting equipment to major industries within South Africa.  ALCO-Safe is the sole distributor of LION breathalysers in South Africa.   


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