Submersible pumping stations are convention, but not necessarily the safest option, nor the most cost effective over the life of a pumping station asset.
A Sydney-based concrete pumping facility and its director have been fined a total of $385,000 after a worker suffered fatal head injuries at a site in Fairfield.
A Victorian company has been charged with three offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, following an explosion and chemical fire at a warehouse.
The City of Armadale in Perth has been fined a total of $110,000 after a man was seriously injured by a front-end loader at a waste disposal site.
A December 2017 gas bottle explosion that left a worker permanently disabled has resulted in a $300,000 fine for a Victorian maintenance firm.
Water contamination is a key safety concern in liquid-fuelled machinery. This case study details a recent sealing challenge involving underground fuel storage.
Wearguard polycarbonates are transparent, with a heat resistance of up to 150°C. They are suitable for see-through safety and protective applications.
The director of cleaning chemicals manufacturer B&J Industries was fined $40,000 after an employee sustained permanent scarring from an acetic acid spill.
WorkSafe has charged a waste management company for stockpiling toxic chemicals in a Campbellfield warehouse, thereby breaching the Dangerous Goods Act.
SafeWork NSW has advised employers to monitor indoor and outdoor air quality levels, to provide a safe working environment for employees.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is urging trades workers to think beyond roofs, walls and insulation when assessing asbestos exposure risk.
Xtreme Freight's Packaged Dangerous Goods App is designed to improve compliance, management, reporting, training and safety around dangerous goods.
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.