This week is National Farm Safety Week, so it's a good time to ensure your workplace is compliant, safe and secure when it comes to chemicals on your farm or site.
Safe Work Australia (SWA) is currently reviewing exposure standards to ensure they are based on the highest quality evidence and supported by a rigorous, scientific approach.
Researchers at Curtin University have developed a free app that aims to map the prevalence of asbestos in homes across Western Australia and help home renovators identify potentially deadly risk.
High-pressure water blasters have been used by tradespeople to clean asbestos roofs, prompting a warning to be issued by SafeWork NSW.
A global petition against the asbestos industry has been delivered to the president of the COP Rotterdam Convention.
The drowning death of a South Port New Zealand visitor during 2015 was preventable, according to WorkSafe New Zealand.
The Fluid Components International (FCI) FS10i flow switch/monitor is designed for operation in rugged industrial processes.
The five-day asbestos removal work notification period has been waived by SafeWork NSW, to allow for a swift clean-up of asbestos from storm-damaged properties in northeast NSW.
As the Elizabeth site for the Holden plant goes to market, the Australian Greens are calling for a clean-up plan to be established for the plant and surrounding areas.
A new technique has been developed for eliminating the toxic chemicals that are linked to firefighting foam contamination.
Asbestos assessments will be allowed to take place immediately, following bushfires that damaged and destroyed properties around NSW.
A new globally harmonised system for the classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS) is mandatory in Australia from 2017.
EGA Master non-sparking tools are designed for use by maintenance engineers in hazardous or potentially explosive environments, where a spark could ignite gases, chemicals or other volatile substances and materials.
All chemicals manufactured or imported before 1 January 2017 will continue to be supplied without needing to meet the labelling requirements of the model Work Health and Safety Regulations, following an amendment to the GHS rollout.