Hazardous goods > Handling

Search ends for lost radioactive capsule

02 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 hoods

17 January, 2023

The HEMCO chemical-resistant island canopy hoods collect and exhaust vapours, heat, steam and odours when mounted over water baths, hotplates or portable equipment.

The importance of asbestos medical checks

24 November, 2022

Employers are being reminded by WorkSafe Victoria that they must ensure they are meeting their legal obligations surrounding asbestos.

Union steps in to ban engineered stone

24 November, 2022

In an extremely rare form of industrial action, the CFMEU has said it will ban the use of engineered stone if the federal government fails to do so.

Coates, LGNSW to provide asbestos identification training

14 November, 2022

Coates has partnered with Local Government NSW to provide asbestos identification training to local government officials across the state.

DeWalt PURE500+ and EA70-PRO chemical adhesives

28 October, 2022

The DeWalt PURE500+ and EA70-PRO chemical adhesives deliver a complete anchoring and installation system for the construction industry.

A&I Coatings Vitrephos 560 Primer and Vitrethane 650 topcoat system

17 October, 2022

A&I Coatings has developed a complete paint system that helps to reduce workplace exposure to harmful chemicals and increase efficiency in the spray booth.

Partnership to keep workers safe in chemical environments

05 October, 2022

Global safety leaders Ansell and Chemwatch have partnered to provide greater awareness and enhanced protection solutions to keep workers safe around chemicals.

Energy company fined after workers exposed to acid vapours

25 August, 2022

A Victorian energy company has been fined after workers were exposed to toxic acid vapour in two separate incidents at its oil refinery.

Safety alert issued after worker suffers cryogenic burns

06 July, 2022

Business owners have been advised to manage the risks to health and safety when handling hazardous goods after a young worker suffered serious cryogenic burns while handling liquid nitrogen.

Company fined as workers exposed to silica dust

15 June, 2022

A stonemasonry company has been fined for failing to provide and maintain a safe working environment, after workers were exposed to silica dust.

Worker exposure to toxic gas prompts safety alert

02 June, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after a worker was seriously injured after being exposed to a toxic gas following a chemical reaction in a pump shed.

Vic introduces new regulations for high-risk crystalline silica work

18 May, 2022

New regulations for high-risk crystalline silica work are now in effect in Victoria, to help protect workers from exposure to crystalline silica dust.

JetBlack Safety cleaning booth

16 May, 2022

JetBlack Safety cleaning booths are designed to reduce dust on people, their clothing and their personal protective equipment (PPE).

WA greenlights mining workforce safety study

05 May, 2022

A successful tender has been announced for a study into workplace safety and mental health across Western Australia's mining sector.

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