WA company charged after workers suffer lead poisoning25 May, 2023
A Western Australian fire assay company has been charged after four workers recorded high levels of lead in their blood and one was hospitalised.
More funding for early detection of silicosis17 May, 2023
Monash University has received a funding boost for research projects related to the early screening and detection of silicosis.
Getting across the new silica dust code of practice04 May, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd
The construction industry in Queensland now has Australia's first code of practice for the management of respirable crystalline silica (RCS).
Intrinsically safe ICCP systems: key considerations02 May, 2023 by Ian Loudon, International Sales and Marketing Manager at Omniflex | Supplied by: Omniflex (Pty) Ltd
CP systems protect critical infrastructure from corrosion, and their design can become much more complicated in environments where volatile materials are housed.
Tips for effective safety communication in hazardous industries01 May, 2023 by Rick Farrell, Plant-Tours.com | Supplied by: Plant-Tours.com
Working in a hazardous environment means working with the possibility that a dangerous incident might occur at any moment.
Top tips: Gas cylinder handling and storage11 April, 2023 by Leisa Andersen, Content Marketing Manager, Storemasta | Supplied by: Storemasta
How can organisations protect their people from gas cylinder hazards? Here are some simple tips that can help businesses to stay safe and compliant.
Survey released for workers at risk of exposure to silica dust05 April, 2023
Lung Foundation Australia has developed a survey to help shape the resources for workers who are at risk of exposure to silica dust.
Asbestos removal company fined $85,000 for safety breaches03 April, 2023
A Victorian demolition and asbestos removal company has been fined for working from height and asbestos removal safety breaches.
Tesvolt TS HV 30–80 E battery storage systems23 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Tesvolt Australia
The TS HV 30–80 E battery storage systems will be certified by TÜV Rheinland for functional safety as they feature prismatic battery cells, considered to be among the safest lithium-ion cells.
Consultation on engineered stone ban continues09 March, 2023
The decision to introduce stronger laws to protect workers exposed to silica dust has been welcomed by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU).
Safety warning issued after water bottle fire on mine site08 February, 2023
SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning after clear plastic water bottles left on a pallet in the sun ignited cardboard packing material at a mine site.
Search ends for lost radioactive capsule02 February, 2023 by Amy Steed
A tiny radioactive capsule that went missing from a secure device on a truck — sparking safety fears — has now been found near Newman, WA.
HEMCO chemical-resistant island canopy hoods17 January, 2023 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation
The HEMCO chemical-resistant island canopy hoods collect and exhaust vapours, heat, steam and odours when mounted over water baths, hotplates or portable equipment.
SWA issues reminder regarding transition to GHS 715 December, 2022
Safe Work Australia has issued a reminder about the transition to the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals Revision 7, which will come into effect on 1 January 2023.
Safety alert issued after three hot work incidents occur in one month15 December, 2022
Employers have been urged to prioritise worker safety when conducting 'hot work', after three hot work-related incidents caused serious fire and explosion injuries.