Confined spaces

Getting confined spaces back into harmony

14 December, 2017 by Gordon Cadzow, Secretary, Working at Height Association (WAHA)

The model code of practice for working in confined spaces is far from being national; therefore, companies need to be aware of the differences that exist across various jurisdictions.

Odalog 7000 MkII NO2 and CO Area Monitor

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: TechRentals

The Odalog 7000 MkII is a portable multigas monitor for air quality measurement, logging or personal monitoring in car parks, loading areas and related zones.

KELLER Series D piezoresistive OEM pressure transmitters

11 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The KELLER Series D piezoresistive OEM pressure transmitters are designed for applications in strongly hazardous areas of the gas group II (industry applications).

Safety alert: non-compliant gas monitors

27 June, 2017 by

Workers in the NSW mining and extractives industry are advised that the Nautitech (NTMS) RapidSense Exia methane gas detection unit has been identified by the Resources Regulator as using a different housing to the unit that was tested and design registered.

Scott Safety Protégé SG single gas monitor

01 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Scott Safety

The Scott Safety Protégé SG is a re-usable, easy-to-use single gas monitor that is configurable to detect 13 different gases.

Ventis Pro Series multi-gas monitors

07 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The Ventis Pro Series multi-gas monitors offer support for additional sensor and language options.

BW Clip4 four-gas portable monitor

06 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Honeywell Analytics

The BW Clip4 is a four-gas, portable monitor that can operate continuously for two years without the need to change sensors or charge batteries.

Self-driving truck tested by Volvo in underground mine

12 September, 2016 by

A video has been released of Volvo's self-driving truck undergoing testing in an underground mine for the first time.

Designing safer explosions for miners

07 July, 2016 by

Research to improve safety and risks to surrounding areas by controlling nitrogen dioxide levels during mine blasting is now underway at Murdoch University.

Industrial Scientific Ventis Pro Series Multi-Gas Monitors

18 May, 2016 by | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The Industrial Scientific Ventis Pro Series Multi-Gas Monitors, which include the Pro4 and Pro5 models, are lightweight wearable instruments that workers can keep at their sides to safely detect gases in their working environments.

BOC DETECTAGAS cylinder gas detection service

24 March, 2016 by | Supplied by: BOC Limited

BOC has launched a DETECTAGAS cylinder offer to support the safe detection of toxins and flammable or explosive atmospheres in confined workplaces.

Sitting all day may be worse for your health than you think

22 March, 2016 by | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

Sitting for a good part of your day? Maybe you exercise before or after work? New research shows this may not be enough.

Underground bolting rig injuries prompt mine safety investigation

17 March, 2016 by

Almost 100 injuries have been recorded since 2009 due to roof bolting in underground mines. A report authorised by NSW Mine Safety on this safety issue is now available.

Pronal SMARTSHORE shoring system

12 February, 2016 by | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

The Pronal SMARTSHORE is an inflatable shoring system designed for use during trenching or excavation works to provide safety to workers from possible burial from trench cave-ins.

Confined space can be a death trap in the waiting

01 February, 2016 by Capital Safety Group (Australia) | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

Not all employers and operators understand what constitutes a 'confined space', nor the dangers associated with working in such environments. The following article has been written to provide an overview of confined space operations in layman's terms and should not be seen as a substitute for taking correct professional advice — nor for certificated training.

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