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.
Asbestos containing material (ACM) was allegedly spread throughout a property after a contractor used a high-pressure water spray on a roof.
An engineering control that isolates workers from the source of dust at mine sites has won the top prize at the Queensland Mining Industry Innovation Awards.
After an exposure to a hazardous substance, any delay, even for a few seconds, can result in serious injury.
Despite being banned from use in Australia from 2004, asbestos is still causing issues for many workplaces.
A report has estimated that the cost associated with asbestos-related diseases in one year is over $500 million.
The tragic death of a man outside a south side Canberra school late on 2 August 2018 was caused by a gas explosion in a work vehicle.