Victoria has banned uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone to help protect workers from exposure to crystalline silica dust.
WHS Queensland believes the worker was using a battery-operated screwdriver to remove screws on the LPG tank. This acted as an ignition source and started a fire.
A South Australian worker has sustained serious burns while cutting a steel drum with oxy-acetylene equipment.
Safe Work Australia is seeking feedback as it looks to adopt version seven of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
The Serstech 100 Indicator handheld raman spectrometer is a lightweight (650 g), safe and easy-to-use raman spectrometer that can identify any solid or liquid chemical substance in seconds.
Work is currently underway to remove a stockpile of chemicals stored at eight sites around Epping and Campellfield.
Detailed planning and preliminary work to removed stockpiled chemicals from various sites is currently being undertaken by a WorkSafe Victoria taskforce.
Toxic chemicals have been inadvertently released at a Picton public swimming pool in Sydney.
Standards play a huge role in helping the user select the right garment for chemical protection.
After being charged with illegal asbestos removal, a Darwin company will spend more than $200,000 to improve asbestos safety in the NT.
A new report in the Medical Journal of Australia suggests that the proportion of asbestos-related cancer deaths being caused by DIY renovations is increasing.
The way that chemicals are managed in New Zealand is about to undergo some changes.
Investigations are underway into a factory fire at West Footscray, after the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) said it may have been suspicious.