Hazardous goods > Handling

Reclassification of Welding Fume as Carcinogenic: from an Australian Perspective

01 March, 2018

There is no doubt that the recent reclassification of welding fume as carcinogenic to humans by the International Agency for the Research on Cancer (IARC) has encouraged many welders and workplaces to rethink their stance on welders' respiratory protection.


Asbestos cladding to be removed from sugar storage sheds

01 March, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Regulations for hazardous substances receive an upgrade

09 November, 2017

New regulations surrounding the safe management of hazardous substances will come into effect on 1 December in New Zealand.


Renovator safety in focus for National Asbestos Awareness Month

01 November, 2017

November is National Asbestos Awareness Month, with a message to Australians that home renovations could pose dangers.


BOC welding range

27 September, 2017

The BOC welding range contains eight welding models that are designed to improve safety and quality.


Electro-Chemical Devices S80-T80 modular liquid analysers

22 September, 2017

The Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) family of modular S80-T80 liquid analysers is designed to provide engineers and managers with the process data they need to obtain and maintain a wide range of global, regional and local quality, environmental, safety and other certifications, as well as achieve government regulatory operational compliance.


Reduce the risk of take-home toxins in the workplace

01 September, 2017

Workers are exposed to many hazardous fine particles in the workplace.


Chemical safety advice during National Farm Safety Week

19 July, 2017

This week is National Farm Safety Week, so it's a good time to ensure your workplace is compliant, safe and secure when it comes to chemicals on your farm or site.


Workplace exposure standards under review

04 July, 2017

Safe Work Australia (SWA) is currently reviewing exposure standards to ensure they are based on the highest quality evidence and supported by a rigorous, scientific approach.


  • All content Copyright © 2024 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd