Back to work! Things are heating up

Things are heating up and it’s time for Red Dirt Workwear to get back to work. We have to admit we really love research and our founder, Pauline Sanders, has been back out in the bush. From her recent work, we know we need to get back into production and sales. So, what is next? Continue reading

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4 Hot Destinations

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The heart of Red Dirt International’s research and development comes from taking divergent ideas, and applying the novel outputs to new uses. What are the hottest destinations? Space, or the desert? Maybe Australian Parliament? Or our own body? Continue reading

Supporting the Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival

Red Dirt International is supporting the Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival.

Voice Over - comedy short film

Voice Over – comedy short film Directed by Martin Rosete, France. Featured in the 2014 Over the Fence Festival programme travelling around Australia.

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Safety Clothing & Working Conditions In Foundries

Foundries are an indispensable industrial operation, but due to the furnaces and molten metal typically have very hot work environment in the summer. Despite major advances in technology, foundries are full of health and safety hazards. Even in the most modern plants with excellent prevention and control programs, these hazards continue to persist. This has made, safeguarding the health and well-being of workers, a continuing challenge for management and the workers. This has made education and training in hazard control an invaluable prerequisite. Continue reading

Do you really lose your mind in hot, humid conditions?

Drilling exploration in the Simpson Dessert in the Northern Territory

Bush-experience suggests that we lose our mind because of the hot, humid weather. Red Dirt Workwear is looking to help coordinate participants at several Western Australian workplaces. Our goal is to help the researchers gather accurate, quality information for multiple university, and private studies. Continue reading

Hot summer? Yes: the hottest (Republished from The Conversation)

By Blair Trewin, Australian Bureau of Meteorology and Karl Braganza, Australian Bureau of Meteorology

This summer hasn’t just felt hot. It’s been hot. In fact, the summer of 2012-13 is now the hottest on record. Average temperatures beat the record set in the summer of 1997-98, and daytime maximum temperatures knocked over the 1982-83 record. January 2013 has been the hottest month since records began in 1910. Continue reading

Safety – Keeping Your Cool When The Heat Is On

In Australia’s extreme environments and temperatures, keeping cool is an uphill battle. Just ask those men and women who work out in the mines and other extreme work climates. How can they maintain optimum performance, productivity and safety when they’re literally melting into the ground? Continue reading