PAFtec Australia Pty Ltd (PAFtec) has been awarded Winner, Product Innovation 2013 at the Safety & Health Expo at NEC Birmingham in May. The BSIF Safety Awards are highly regarded in the safety industry for recognising those companies which demonstrate innovation and underline the highest standards of excellence within occupational health and safety.

PAFtec was awarded the Winner for Product Innovation for their CleanSpace2™ Breath Responsive Powered Respirator. This award recognises companies who have an innovative new product development. This is the first time PAFtec has received one of the prestigious BSIF Safety Awards.

CleanSpace2™ is a breath responsive, powered air filtration respirator that delivers filtered air, on demand, to the user. This unique respiratory protective device, is easy to use, comfortable to wear, compact, and compatible with most other PPE being worn.

David Lummis, CEO at BSIF commented: “The BSIF is honoured to host such a prestigious awards ceremony. This year we received a record number of entrants for all the awards categories, the competition was fierce and making the decision is never easy.

We would like to congratulate PAFtec on winning in this year’s Safety Awards. The Awards continue to underline the Federation’s dedication to the highest standards within the supply of occupational and safety products and services.”

“We are delighted to be recognised by the UK Personal Protective Equipment industry as having a truly innovative respirator. To win such a renowned award as a new company in the UK market, against many established brands, is a wonderful achievement. We are thankful to the BSIF for giving us this opportunity”, said Peter Upcott, Director Business Development for PAFtec.