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Safety Helmet - Telstra, 1993-2002 Object Reg. No: HT 5532

Summary:
Telstra Safety Helmet (Hard Hat).

This equipment was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure..
Description:
A white plastic safety helmet "Hard Hat", has orange and black ear-protectors built in (attached to sides of helmet), size adjustment strap, webbing and padding inside helmet cavity. Orange and blue Telstra "T" motif on front and back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 240 mm (Height), 295 mm (Width), 280 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: communications, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: occupational health & safety
Inscriptions: Front and back:
'(Telstra logo)'
Under brim:
TUFF MASTER III / Protector Safety / MANUFACTURED TO A.S.1801-81
User: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1993-2002

Formerly Telecom Australia, the company was renamed in 1993 under the brand of Telstra.
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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