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COVID-19 Update

In keeping with World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines and Australian Government travel advisories, Beaver Brands has been diligent with its risk management plan for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As an organisation, Beaver Brands is closely monitoring not only our supply chain situation but has also established rigorous travel protocols and internal processes around movement of staff locally and internationally.

You can read more about our protocols to keep a continued supply of products and other precautionary processes here.

Product of the Month: New Beaver 25kg Chain Pails

Beaver has just launched new convenient 25kg retail packs of general-purpose commercial chain.

The new shorter length chain is available in regular and long links with galvanised or self-colour options.

Sizes range from 3mm to 8mm proof coil chain.

The new pails are lightweight and compact – a real plus for retail stores!

Click here to learn more, and buy now!

Introducing Mack Workwear

Following on the heels of the popular, Australian-designed Mack work boots, comes a new range of Mack Workwear, designed for the daily grind.

This new range follows the same innovative, bio-mechanical design principles behind Mack footwear. Mack Workwear has been designed to endure, made to move and most importantly, worn to perform.

In developing this new range, Mack’s design and development team partnered with tradies and workers to understand the specific functional requirements for the Australian workplace. Australian men wanted great quality workwear which wasn’t limited to just work. Mack have developed a range that feels good, performs at work and looks great.

Mack Workwear has been designed with several high-performance systems, including breathable fabrics and unique cuts that promise a comfortable fit – particularly in the high movement leg and shoulder areas. This range also features reinforced materials in places that are prone to rubbing, scuffing or fraying from wear and tear to guarantee peak performance in extreme working conditions.

February Product of the Month: Mack Monterey Safety Glasses

The New Mack Monterey high performance safety glasses are completely glare free, improve contrast and general vision and are extremely comfortable to wear for prolonged periods.

Mack Monterey’s ensure wearer acceptance and compliance with their lightweight yet robust polycarbonate wrap-around frame which ensures a snug fit, and smooth edged side arms for close fitting eye safety and comfort. Comfort and hygiene are also enhanced by the PVC free ‘in frame’ nose bridge.

Featuring the latest advanced polarised, anti-scratch lenses, the Monterey’s provide long lasting, glare free protection.

Mack Monterey safety glasses block 100% UVA and UVB harmful rays and comply with AS/NZS 1337.1.

Designed to endure, made to move, worn to perform, these new Mack Monterey safety specs are the perfect addition to your uniform.

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New Contego Mechanics Gloves

New Contego Mechanics Gloves – A quantum leap in protection, grip and comfort

Contego have added 5 new gloves to their existing range of premium anti-impact and vibration resistant mechanics gloves.

The new gloves utilise new technologies in cut resistance, grip and comfort to a level of sophistication not seen before in the Australian market. With new high-tech materials that offer a better level of protection, breathability and dexterity, wearers can be assured that hazards will be covered without interfering with dexterity required to handle small parts.

The new releases include the Blackwater, Jabiru, Roxby, Chillagoe, and Versadex – all with their own unique features to suit varying applications.  And if you recognise some of these names as Australian mining towns, that’s no accident!  These new gloves are ideal for the mining and resources sector and have already pre-sold well into this market.

For years, Contego’s commitment to hand protection has earned the trust of millions of wearers across Australia, and now the new styles will enhance the existing range to offer a wider breadth of applications across all industries.

The Contego Blackwater and Jabiru for example, offer all the benefits of a Contego glove, but with added Cut level 5 palm protection - with the Jabiru also providing supreme back of hand cut protection.

And although all Contego gloves offer impact and vibration resistance, the new Contego Roxby offer supreme impact protection with 5mm thick TPR (thermo plastic rubber) on fingertips and 8mm TPR on the knuckle and back of hand.

For cold and wet environments, the new Contego Chillagoe gloves not only provide a superior grip, but also include 3M thinsulate insulation, water repellent fabric and a water barrier insert to keep hands dry.

Finally, if it’s great fit and breathability that’s required, the new Versadex offer a slim cut design with great tactility - ideal for light duty sensitive work (also perfect for riggers).

To see the new range, please click here.

Mack Octane Zip Now Available In Black

We've listened to what you want, so the Octane Zip Boot that you know and love is now also available in black!

The combination of electricalHAZARD certification and the performance features of the ADAPT™ Range makes the Octane Zip ideal for electricians and construction workers that work on uneven surfaces and can be exposed to electric currents. ZIPclosure provides easy access and a quick exit in emergencies.

You can see it here: https://bit.ly/2tKKWLE

NEW B-safe Arresto Inertia Reels (SRL’s) - Rated to 140kgs

NEW B-safe Arresto Inertia Reels (SRL’s) - Rated to 140kgs

The ideal lightweight, yet robust range for a variety of applications

The new B-safe Arresto inertia reels or self-retracting lifelines (SRL’s) are fast acting, heavy duty fall arrestors that limit the free fall distance, deceleration distance and fall arrest forces while enabling freedom of movement for the user.  They have been rated and manufactured to 140kgs, with increased gate strengths on components, to meet the soon to be released Australian Standard AS1891.3 for Industrial Fall Arrest Systems and Devices.

The units come with either heavy duty cable or webbing and two of the reels include a handle which can be used as a winch for fall rescue.  The two dual system units can also be mounted to tripods for confined space work.

B-safe Arresto inertia reels are manufactured from hard plastic casing, making them lightweight yet durable, and contain either cable or webbing, with a variety of attachments, which can also be customised to the required application.

All of the models in this robust range include a built-in fall indicator that activates and alerts the user when the unit has been impact loaded.

Local Servicing For Cost Effectiveness & Fast Turnaround Times

Self-retracting lifelines can be serviced and re-certified locally, offering a more affordable option to stay compliant with WH&S guidelines.

For convenience, cost effectiveness and fast turnaround times, servicing and re-certification of all Arresto inertia reels (except the lightweight mini BMIC02-130 & 130AT models) can be undertaken by Beaver Brands & Bunzl Safety branches for shorter lead times and reduced costs. Qualified repair staff and NATA accredited testing facilities are available in each major branch.

For added convenience, spare parts are also kept in stock for quicker repair and customised fittings, if required.

 

The range consists of the following:-

Ultra-Lightweight Models

BMIC02-130 & BMIC02-130AT – Extremely lightweight and easy to carry (less than 600gms) with either a quarter turn locking karabiner or triple action karabiner

 

Cable Models

BPSSW05(SE), BPSSW10(SE), BPSSW15, BPSSW20, BPSSW30  - Heavier & more durable.  Suited to a more rugged environment.

 

Webbing Models

BPWSW(3.5)SE, BPWSW7.5(SE), BPWSW12. Cost effective range ideal for environments where an electrical hazard may be anticipated.

 

Rescue & Retrieval Range

BPCGS10R, BPCGS20R, BPCGS25R. These dual system models consist of a cable and handle for rescue and retrieval after a drop, and can easily be mounted to tripods.  The reels have a side locking pin on the handle which enables it to be locked into place. 

New Beaver Brands PPE Catalogue

Our new Beaver Brands PPE Catalogue has arrived and is now available to view and download here.

The new catalogue features more products than ever before, a format that makes it easy to find what you're looking for, as well as the technical data you need to choose the right product for the job. 

Printed copies of the catalogue are available now, please contact your sales rep, or head office on 1300 783 606 if you would like one.

Mack Boots Faculty Awards 2018

Mack Boots Awards Faculty of Health Sciences Student.

Congratulations to our Mack Boots, University of Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences award recipient for 2018, Ting Lin. Ting Lin received the award for her research on measuring the surgical outcomes of children with foot deformity due to an inherited neurological condition Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. As part of our commitment to innovation and improving the lives of workers, Mack Boots proudly sponsor an annual award at The University of Sydney for up-and-coming health researchers.

 

New WS Workwear Catalogue Released

We are delighted to announce that the new WS Workwear Catalogue is now available to view and download from the following link:- https://online.flippingbook.com/view/393647/.

The new catalogue includes updated information on our complete WS Workwear range, as well as important technical details and informative descriptions on fabric types and sizing guidelines. The refreshed design and layout is both modern and easy to read.

Printed copies of the catalogue are available now, please contact your sales rep, or head office on 1300 783 606 if you would like one.

New Frontier VX3 Safety Glasses

New Frontier VX3 Safety Glasses 
 
Style and comfort combine with the launch of Frontier’s new range of VX3 safety spectacles, which are super lightweight, flexible and designed in the latest wraparound style.

Available in anti-fog, clear, mirror and smoke anti-scratch lenses, the one piece polycarbonate spectacles offer great coverage across the eye and temple areas of the face.

And with a unique multi-hinged temple design and molded nose bridge, the VX3’s offer superb flex and stability for a comfortable, non-slip fit.

The VX3 range are medium Impact tested, provide 99.9% UV protection and made to AS/NZS 1337.1.2010

Click here to view the VX3 range now!

Mack Octane Zip

The combination of electricalHAZARD certification and the performance features of the ADAPT™ range makes the Octane Zip ideal for electricians and construction workers that work on uneven surfaces and can be exposed to electric currents.  ZIPclosure provides easy access and a quick exit in emergencies.

Mack Wave

NEW Mack WAVE Safety Glasses

Mack Wave safety glasses offer both style and comfort in a classic wraparound, one piece half frame. 

They are ideal for both indoor or outdoor use and come with clear, smoke or amber lenses.
 
Carrying the iconic Mack brand name, the new WAVE safety spectacles are and packed with the following features:-.
 
FEATURES 

  • Made to AS/NZS1337:1:2010
  • Ultra lightweight
  • Latest wraparound style
  • Soft TPR super flexible padded side arms for a superior comfort grip
  • Adjustable temple side arms, alter the angle of view optimally for each application
  • Adjustable nose pads for comfort and reduced slipping.
  • 99% UV Protection
  • Suited to both indoor or sun use
  • Anti-fog coating for use in humid environments (except light mirror)
  • Anti-scratch coating to reduce marking and dirt build up

Click here to purchase your Mack Wave Safety Specs

Discover The Science Behind Our Mack Footwear

Discover The Science Behind Our Mack Footwear

Learn more about the science of the foot and the design of Mack Safety Shoes and Work Books in four new videos launched earlier this month.
The short videos help explain how our Adapt, Medial Wrap and Traction Control ranges have been specifically designed for different foot types to help reduce fatigue, improve comfort and ensure durability.
Using a combination of intensive research into the physics, ergonomics and physiology of the foot and footwear, Mack Safety Shoes are lighter, stronger and comprise unique qualities that make them more functional than ever before. 
 

 

Pull on Your Socks Day

Beaver Brands purchased their staff socks and held a morning tea to help raise funds in support of McGrath Foundation’s “Pull on Your Socks” Day.
We raised $1060.40. These funds will contribute to the placement of McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia.
Thank you to all for showing support by wearing your socks, donating and contributing to a successful day of fundraising.