Industrial & Safety
Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety division is the leading provider of industrial and safety products and services in Australia and New Zealand. It also has a presence in Indonesia, export activities across the region and sourcing and logistics operations in China. Customers across mining, oil and gas, retail, construction and infrastructure, manufacturing, health and government rely on our generalist and specialist businesses.
Blackwoods is the largest Australian distributor of industrial, engineering and safety workplace needs. A single source supplier, Blackwoods aims to deliver great customer service, competitive prices and fast delivery. The company has recently introduced an innovative shutdown and inventory management solution for customers.
Blackwoods export into southern Asia, Africa and the south Pacific regions. The company’s business-to-business and internet ordering solutions are supported in-house by Blackwoods’ dedicated e-business team, catering for all business sizes, types, needs, technology and processes.
The Blackwoods business also includes Bakers Construction and Industrial and Blackwoods Electrical Supplies.
Bakers has a strong position in the commercial and large infrastructure, construction, telecommunications and government sectors. Bakers benefits from a reputation for possessing an experienced and knowledgeable project supply team.
Blackwoods Protector is New Zealand's largest supplier of industrial consumables, engineering supplies, personal protective equipment and workwear. The merger of two market leading companies has created a business with more than 80 years of experience providing a one stop source of products, service and technical advice to a diverse range of customers through 26 branches nationwide.
GotStock is an online store designed to help Australian small to medium businesses save time and money by offering an online solution to managing their ongoing industrial products and consumable needs. GotStock offers a comprehensive range of products through an extensive nationwide distribution network. Through this network GotStock offers customers fast delivery and exceptional customer service.
Protector Alsafe is one of Australia’s largest safety distributors providing a wide range of safety and protection products and services throughout Australia.
Protector Alsafe is also a registered training organisation delivering nationally recognised competency-based training in the areas of height safety, confined space, gas detection and fire safety. Training can be conducted onsite or at one of our training venues which provide fully equipped classrooms and purpose-built confined space and height safety facilities.
Protector Alsafe's national network offers sales and technical support backed by a team of safety specialists. Services include:
- Accredited training
- Product support and technical assistance
- Hazard assessment and cost analysis
- Customised clothing
- Total supply and management systems
- E-business solutions
NZ Safety is New Zealand's largest workplace safety supply company with a nationwide network of 24 retail outlets. NZ Safety's field and telephone based sales teams provide customers with a wide range of industrial safety, personal protective equipment and embellished work wear products backed by technical expertise, that has helped improve workplace safety in New Zealand for over 60 years.
NZ Safety also operates Worksafe Training a private training establishment, providing NZQA accredited workplace education in both practical and theory based courses.
Safety Source specialises in the design, sourcing, manufacture, and distribution of industrial apparel, signage, safety and related products. Additionally, through its APC Techsafe division, Safety Source provides sales, service, testing and calibration of environmental monitoring and gas detection equipment.
Greencap is the largest integrated risk management and compliance company in Australia. With over 360 professional, technical and engineering staff based in 10 offices in Australia and Asia, Greencap service thousands of private and government clients in the education, property, resources, industrial, manufacturing, retail and services sectors.
Greencap's innovative approach to integrated service delivery means it layers its seven service areas across all geographical locations. These areas cover every field of industrial compliance and deliver unprecedented, integrated and efficient risk management and compliance services, wherever you may be. Its services cover:
- Environmental Management
- Property and Hazardous Materials
- Contaminated Land
- Work Health and Safety
- Digital Solutions
The diversity of our staff allows Greencap to deliver professional, integrated and quick time responses to risk management and compliance.
The Workwear Group have a portfolio of eight market-leading brands across apparel and footwear including:
- King Gee
- Hard Yakka
- Totally Workwear
- Incorporate Wear
The Group adopts an end to end, solution-focused approach to managing every phase in its customers' workwear cycle. The business manufactures over a million units each year, shipping to more than 30 countries. Workwear Group caters for small businesses to multi-national organisations with teams in place across the globe delivering the best workwear solutions.
National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA)
On 22 August 2014, Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety (WIS) and the NSCA formed a strategic partnership to provide a greater range of training and consulting services to members and clients, as well as increase membership services and safety advocacy.
The NSCA has, for the last 87 years, played an important role in helping inspire, educate, inform and engage Australian business in best practice work health and safety (WHS) and risk management.
Under the partnership, WIS purchased the NSCA training and consulting business and will provide these services to members and other clients under the NSCA brand.
- Safety training
- Safety learning and development programs (Diploma and Cert IV in WHS)
- WHS audits
- WHS consulting
- Risk management
The previous membership activity and safety advocacy will be provided through a separate not-for-profit charitable organisation, the NSCA Foundation Ltd.
Coregas is the largest Australian-owned industrial, medical and specialty gas company. It produces a range of gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon and hydrogen. It produces air gases at a major air separation unit in Port Kembla, NSW, as well as a state-of-the-art specialty gas laboratory in Yennora, New South Wales.
Coregas services markets in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia through a wide network of agents and distributors.
Since 1891 Bullivants has played a major part in pioneering the production, distribution and servicing of lifting, rigging and safety gear in Australia. Bullivants has developed an extensive range of goods and services supplied through a comprehensive network of branches.
Total Fasteners has an extensive range of fasteners and a national network that ensures product is available when and where it is required. The company’s alliances with leading manufacturers and importers ensure that pricing is always competitive. Total Fasteners has a comprehensive range of standard and specialised fastener lines for all applications.
The business also includes Meredith Fasteners which provides specialist coverage to the construction market in Queensland and New South Wales.
Packaging House is New Zealand's largest distributor of industrial and food service packaging, medical and hygiene consumables. For over 40 years Packaging House has built the best product range and depth of expertise with the most efficient supply chain and branch network to provide immediate delivery New Zealand wide. The recent addition of the Expresspak and PHL Medical brands has strengthened the Packaging House brand promise of being an 'indispensable business partner to our customers'.