Confined spaces

Developer fined $180K over Enfield building collapse

10 March, 2020

A construction company and its director have been fined a total of $220,000 after excavations led to the collapse of a neighbouring building.

Fanquip portable blower/extractor range

26 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Fanquip

Fanquip portable blower extractors are designed to be used for a range of applications that require ventilation of confined spaces.

Know the steps: key elements of a confined space procedure

04 November, 2019 by Ash Mayor* | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

Planning, accessing, working safely in and around and rescuing from a confined space are the key elements of confined space safety, as Ash Mayor explains.

Factors in an effective confined space rescue plan

23 September, 2019 by Paul Bozkurt* | Supplied by: Paramount Safety

Working in confined spaces comes with significant hazards, making rescue plans imperative. LINQ Height Safety's Paul Bozkurt outlines some key factors.

Managing diesel engine exhaust in underground mines

19 August, 2019

Australian research into physical and chemical properties of nano diesel particles in an underground mine considers potential health effects on workers.

Emerson Rosemount 628 Universal Gas Sensor

10 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson Rosemount 628 electrochemical toxic gas sensors now measure carbon monoxide (CO) and oxygen depletion (O2) in addition to hydrogen sulfide (H2S).

Using drones in confined space inspection

10 May, 2019 by Jason De Silveira* | Supplied by: Nexxis Equipment Hire

Confined space inspections can be slow, dangerous and costly, but the use of drones could improve safety for all involved in the process.

How to choose the best gas detector

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

Gas detection instruments are lifesaving devices. It is essential that you choose the best product to meet your specific application and working environment.

Ecotech AQMesh small sensor air quality monitoring device

09 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecotech Pty Ltd

The Ecotech AQMesh is a small sensor air quality monitoring device.

CAC harsh-area gas sampling system

13 March, 2019 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The CAC harsh-area gas sampling system is a custom-designed single- or multiple-channel sampling system.

Testing gas detection instruments saves lives: Q&A

01 March, 2019 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

A question and answer session with Greg Shires, Managing Director of CAC GAS & Instrumentation, about the importance of bump testing and calibration.

Injuries and incidents highlighted in mining report

18 February, 2019

A NSW Resources Regulator incident summary has highlighted multiple safety incidents that have recently occurred in the mining sector.

How gas detection makes your workplace safer

15 January, 2019 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

According to NIOSH, atmospheric hazards account for 40% of the deaths in confined spaces.

Road tunnel evacuated after gas leak

20 December, 2018

A gas leak in the WestConnex tunnel forced the evacuation of hundreds of construction workers on Monday.

Honeywell DuraHoist 3Pod tripod for confined spaces

29 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Honeywell DuraHoist 3Pod tripod for confined spaces is engineered to provide safe anchorage for employees who work in tight, confined spaces.

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