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How Can Ovesco's Safety Products Keep You Safe? 19 July 2023 How Can Ovesco's Safety Products Keep You Safe?
Tradesmen face unique safety challenges in their day-to-day work, whether it involves construction, maintenance, or repairs. Ovesco, a trusted provider of industrial and transportation equipment, understands the importance of keeping tradies safe. With our diverse range of safety products, including wheel chocks, anti-slip tape, emergency breakdown safety triangles, fire blankets, vehicle spill kits and more, Ovesco offers reliable solutions to address common safety concerns faced on the road. I...
The 3 S's that will be the Next Big Trends of 2023 24 January 2023 The 3 S's that will be the Next Big Trends of 2023
These three ‘s-words’ are going to be the next big trends for shoppers in 2023Get your mind out of the gutter, as there is nothing naughty about these top trends for specialist shoppers! Keep reading to find out what’s going to be rushing off the shelves this year. It’s simply a coincidence that they all start with S.SustainabilityAustralians have proven themselves to be eco-conscious in more ways than one. According to a consumer report by Finder.com.au, nearly 9 in 10 surveyed Austral...
How to care for your lifejacket 9 November 2022 How to care for your lifejacket
How to care for your lifejacket (and when to get a new one)Inflatable life jackets are the preferred PFD (personal flotation device) for boating and fishing, including rock fishing. These are slim, comfortable jackets that inflate automatically once submerged in water. They will keep you afloat for hours and could well save your life. According to the law, you must wear a life jacket in most open water situations. In some areas, it is also mandatory while rock fishing. It is always better to be...
5 Reasons why you need a new inflatable life jacket this summer 7 November 2022 5 Reasons why you need a new inflatable life jacket this summer
Stay cool as a cucumberNowadays inflatable life jackets are made with comfort and wearability in mind. Best for boating and also handy for rock fishing, ovesco’s range of inflatable life jackets are slim-fitting and non-obtrusive, with a soft collar. You’ll hardly notice you’re wearing them and they won’t make you uncomfortable or sweaty like other bulkier models do. Look and feel like a total pro as you cruise around the high seas. Ahoy, captain!It will keep you afloat for hoursThe aver...
The top spots to sail in Australia this summer 5 November 2022 The top spots to sail in Australia this summer
In search of paradise? Luckily, in our pretty stunning country, you never have to look too far. Australia is known for some of the world’s best spots to set sail if boating is your adventure activity of choice. Not sure where to jet off to? Here are some of the best spots to get out on those crystal-clear waters this sunny season!Some fun facts for boaties We have a whopping 35,000km of shoreline Australia is home to 1000 river estuaries The world’s largest coral reef is, of course, the Grea...
3 amazing stories of survival with lifejackets 31 October 2022 3 amazing stories of survival with lifejackets
1. Anglers survive sharks in the Gulf of MexicoTwo fishermen, Phone Le and Luan Nguyen, whose boat sank in the Gulf of Mexico last month survived a staggering 28 hours in open seas. The pair made an improvised float out of ice chests and spent hours fighting off sharks. One of the men poked a shark in the eye with his thumb. Even as they were being rescued, blacktip sharks measuring four to six feet circled them. The men were found thanks to the effort of Le who swam for miles to find a phone s...
Get summer ready - get your PFD Certified! 13 September 2022 Get summer ready - get your PFD Certified!
Boaties, listen up! This is the most important thing you’ll do this summerBoaties, ahoy! As the summer months approach, many of us are gearing up to get out on those crystal clear waters. After all, is there anything better than jetting away from the mainland (and the boss!) and straight towards a big ol’ jewie to take home for tea? Nope, we don’t think so!Before you get your sea legs on though, it’s important to take safety precautions. Rules aside, this is about staying alive!  Sadly,...
Anti-Slip - the first step in workplace safety 24 May 2022 Anti-Slip - the first step in workplace safety
Pedestrian access surfaces present a continuous risk of personal injury, or even a possible fatality, from a slip, stumble, trip, tumble, falter or fall.Anti-Slip Plates are strong sheets of material that help to prevent slips, trips and falls. Made of composite fibreglass, this industrial tread plate is tough and long-lasting. They can be installed over existing walkways to offer a durable safety solution. As industrial-grade floor treads, they are mechanically fixed or adhered installations...
How to create a WHS compliant workshop 10 April 2022 How to create a WHS compliant workshop
As a small, medium or large business owner, you have a legal duty of care to ensure the safety and health of all workers in your manufacturing workshop, as well as those who come into contact with your business (contractors, subcontractors, apprentices, trainees, volunteers, work experience students, customers and visitors to your workshop).It is important that your workshop has an effective workplace health and safety system in place that fulfils your requirements under Australian and state law...
What's the real cost of skimping on safety gear in your workshop? 20 March 2019 What's the real cost of skimping on safety gear in your workshop?
You work in one of the highest risk industries for workplace injuries and fatalities.It’s confronting to think that many of the industries that operate from a workshop environment face the greatest number of fatalities (47%) across the workforce and the largest total number of workplace injuries and illnesses (58%). According to Safe Work Australia, the business operations cost for a worker who suffers any type of injury or disease from work is an average of $5,800. That’s an unexpected (and...
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