Hazardous goods

Gas-smelling laser detects industrial contamination

13 June, 2018 by

A laser that can 'smell' different gases could improve workplace safety with its ability to detect industrial contamination and monitor the environment.

Avery Ultra-Resistant Labels

01 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd

Avery's Ultra-Resistant Labels are engineered to take on harsh industrial environments, delivering maximum performance for outdoor applications.

VISIONSafe BOTTLECHOCK cylinder restraint system

10 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: Vision Safe

The VISIONSafe BOTTLECHOCK cylinder restraint system has been purpose-designed to keep cylinders secure, protecting staff along with often valuable gauges and equipment.

Hazardous chemical database updated to improve safety

10 May, 2018 by

Another 755 chemicals have been added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System.

Oil spill solution made from waste cooking oil

20 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Flinders University

Absorbent polymer could be an effective way to clean up oil spills, according to new research from Flinders University.

Avery DIY Asset Management Labels

01 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd

Avery DIY Asset Management Labels are engineered specifically for the task of labelling.

Audit intensifies for unsafe asbestos removalists

27 March, 2018 by

Licensed asbestos removalists with poor practice records are being targeted by a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland audit.

Down to the wire

06 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: 3M Abrasive Systems Division

Wire brushes offer a relatively useful solution for surface cleaning and corrosion removal, but newly available alternatives are delivering superior performance and improved worker safety.

Asbestos cladding to be removed from sugar storage sheds

01 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

The removal of asbestos from the roof at Bundaberg's bulk sugar terminals will be carried out by Wiley.

Response to contamination from fire-damaged asbestos materials — a structured approach

19 February, 2018 by Dave Collins | Supplied by: QED Environmental Services

In the unfortunate event of fire in a property containing asbestos it is essential to undertake a measured and structured response to ensure the safety of all involved, as well as the safety of the wider public.

Asbestos campaign targets tradies

05 February, 2018 by

An asbestos awareness campaign is about to begin, urging tradies to always check for asbestos before they start a new job.

HEMCO EnviroMax HEPA filtered enclosures

02 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

HEMCO EnviroMax HEPA filtered enclosures are designed to isolate powder handling, sample weighing, high throughput screening and other lab automated processes.

WA conducts asbestos inspections on plant and machinery

30 January, 2018 by

A proactive inspection program is being carried out by WorkSafe WA to search for the presence of asbestos in plant and machinery.

Work continues to eradicate asbestos from Australia

29 January, 2018 by

Australia's National Asbestos Profile has been launched by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.

Handbook launched for better asbestos awareness and management

18 January, 2018 by

A user-friendly asbestos management resource package has been developed by the national Asbestos Awareness campaign, in order to help improve regulatory compliance across the sector.

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