Hazardous goods > Handling

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.


HEMCO Stainless Steel Canopy Hoods

22 April, 2022

HEMCO's stainless steel canopy hoods are available in wall or island models, and are designed to collect and exhaust corrosive vapours, heat, steam and vapours.


HEMCO Corporation rustproof, chemical-resistant canopy hoods

01 April, 2022

HEMCO rustproof, chemical-resistant canopy hoods are designed to collect and exhaust corrosive vapours, heat, steam and odours.


HEMCO Corporation Stainless Steel Island Canopy Hoods

24 March, 2022

Stainless Steel Island Canopy Hoods are designed to collect and exhaust corrosive vapours. The canopy hoods can be suspended from the ceiling over island locations using steel pipes.


Using AI to autonomously control a chemical plant

24 March, 2022

A recent field test has demonstrated that artificial intelligence can be safely used to control operations on a chemical plant for 35 days.


Refrigeration mechanic fined $33,000 for unsafe work practices

22 March, 2022

A refrigeration mechanic has been convicted and fined for unsafe work practices that caused significant burns to himself and a shop owner at a food outlet store in a shopping centre.


AWS On-Gun welding fume extraction guns

22 March, 2022

AWS and Translas have launched a range of lightweight and ergonomic extraction guns that provide a safe and effective method of controlling welding fume.


Council urges residents to take greater care when disposing of hazardous items

16 March, 2022

The Sutherland Shire Council has launched a campaign to urge local residents to take greater care when disposing of hazardous waste items.


Inaugural conference to highlight asbestos safety and management

16 March, 2022

The Asbestos Safety & Management Conference will bring all levels of government and non-government together to lead the charge for asbestos management.


SA issues safety warning after four nail gun injuries in one month

04 March, 2022

PCBUs in the residential construction sector have been urged to pay close attention to apprentice carpenters after four apprentices received nail gun injuries in February.


  • All content Copyright © 2022 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd