Hazardous goods

Silo collapse triggers safety warning

27 July, 2020

WorkCover Queensland has issued a warning about the risks of working with transportable silos, following an on-farm incident in Queensland.


UniPrint antimicrobial film for coronavirus protection

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: UniPrint Pty Ltd

UniPrint's antimicrobial film has recently passed certification that proves its efficiency in combating the viral load of coronaviruses.


Asbestos-cement water pipe management: call for comment

09 July, 2020

Until 7 August, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is calling for public consultation on its draft Asbestos-Cement Water and Sewer Pipe Management Guidelines.


SA enforces exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica

19 June, 2020

SafeWork SA will enforce a reduced workplace exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica from 1 July 2020.


Safe Work Australia delays GHS 7 transition

11 June, 2020

Australia's transition to the seventh revised edition of the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of classification and labelling has been delayed till 2021.


Cirlock tags and tag holders

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Cirlock

Cirlock provides a range of tags and tag holders that can help safeguard employees on work sites. The range includes Danger Tags and Out of Service tags.


New Signs CCTV Video Surveillance signs

04 May, 2020 | Supplied by: New Signs

The CCTV Video Surveillance signs from New Signs are designed to increase the security of buildings and properties, and can be shipped Australia-wide.


UniPrint Take 5 safety books

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: UniPrint Pty Ltd

Endorsed by the Master Plumbers Association, the UniPrint Take 5 safety books enable users to control hazards and reduce incidents in the workplace.


Toilet paper alternatives and alterations? Call a plumber

28 April, 2020

Toilet paper shortages have led Australians to seek out sanitary alternatives in the bathroom, but alterations should not compromise industry safety standards.


$375,000 fine over concrete pumping fatality

24 April, 2020

A Sydney-based concrete pumping facility and its director have been fined a total of $385,000 after a worker suffered fatal head injuries at a site in Fairfield.


Victorian company charged over chemical fire

23 April, 2020

A Victorian company has been charged with three offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, following an explosion and chemical fire at a warehouse.


City of Armadale fined additional $80K for 2014 incident

22 April, 2020

The City of Armadale in Perth has been fined a total of $110,000 after a man was seriously injured by a front-end loader at a waste disposal site.


Gas bottle explosion lands Victorian company a $300K fine

20 April, 2020

A December 2017 gas bottle explosion that left a worker permanently disabled has resulted in a $300,000 fine for a Victorian maintenance firm.


Vic company faces new charges for chemical stockpiling

16 March, 2020

Bradbury Industrial Services is facing 21 additional charges from WorkSafe Victoria, for stockpiling dangerous goods at a warehouse in Craigieburn, Victoria.


Moisture seal-out solutions in fuel handling

06 March, 2020 | Supplied by: CSGtech

Water contamination is a key safety concern in liquid-fuelled machinery. This case study details a recent sealing challenge involving underground fuel storage.


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