Hazardous goods

Asbestos removal fast-tracked on bushfire-affected properties

16 February, 2017 by

Asbestos assessments will be allowed to take place immediately, following bushfires that damaged and destroyed properties around NSW.


Chemical registers and the new global system of classification

13 February, 2017 by Janine Nicholson | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

A new globally harmonised system for the classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS) is mandatory in Australia from 2017.


EGA Master non-sparking tools

30 January, 2017 by | Supplied by: RS Components Pty Ltd

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.


GHS rollout amended due to industry concerns

15 December, 2016 by Debi Alderdice | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

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.


Are you ready for GHS?

28 November, 2016 by Janine Nicholson | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) will be mandatory in Australia from the 01 January 2017, in all jurisdictions where the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations have been adopted. Are you ready?


HACA video promotes asbestos safety

25 November, 2016 by

A NSW Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) video has been designed to educate people who live and work in regional areas, where asbestos can be found in rock, sediment and soil.


Reducing high-pressure injection injuries for miners

18 November, 2016 by | Supplied by: Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE)

Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE) has created a grease pressure release device for Downer, reducing the risk of high-pressure injuries from lubricants.


3M asbestos/dust respiratory kit

28 September, 2016 by | Supplied by: 3M Personal Safety

3M has a convenient respiratory kit designed for asbestos removal and environments containing dust.


Michell Instruments S8000RS chilled-mirror hygrometer

21 September, 2016 by | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Michell Instruments S8000RS chilled-mirror hygrometer offers accuracy of ±0.1°C, with a wide measurement range of -90 to +20°C dewpoint.


Tougher asbestos controls demanded

14 July, 2016 by

After asbestos was detected on a major Brisbane construction site this week, Queensland is calling on the Commonwealth to step up its efforts to prevent the importation of materials that may contain asbestos.


New chemicals database

06 July, 2016 by | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

A new chemicals database of over 4500 chemicals classified under the GHS is now available.


Proposed changes to Dangerous Goods Code open for public consultation

04 July, 2016 by

Have your say: possible changes to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail are now open for public consultation.


Enware emergency wash system

30 June, 2016 by | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The Enware emergency wash system is designed to offer initial first-aid treatment for hazardous contaminant emergencies. It is suitable for mining, petrochemical, oil refinery, chemical manufacturing, handling and storage applications, as well as laboratories and hospitals.


Gas company safely punching above its weight

10 June, 2016 by | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

SupaGas is safely and rapidly puncturing hundreds of its gas cylinders each day thanks to Enerpac hydraulic tools.


Intertec explosion-proof cabinets

27 May, 2016 by | Supplied by: Intertec

The Intertec explosion-proof cabinets protect field instrumentation operating in hazardous areas and are available in a range of standard and custom sizes, certified for use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas.


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