Hazardous goods > Handling

Guidance notes for calculating explosion loads to help improve safety in the oil and gas industry

10 February, 2015

Lloyd's Register's 'Guidance Notes for the Calculation of Probabilistic Explosion Loads' provide recommended practices to help engineers, operators and designers to define blast and explosion loads to control and mitigate risk measures in offshore operations.

Independent investigation into loose-fill asbestos

22 January, 2015

The Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) has engaged PricewaterhouseCoopers to conduct an independent investigation into loose-fill asbestos in New South Wales and is providing free ceiling insulation testing to identify the full extent of affected homes across the state.

Dangerous goods notifications easier for business

18 December, 2014

Changes to the Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws that come into effect on 1 January 2015 will cut red tape and make compliance easier for NSW businesses storing or handling dangerous goods.

Idrotech ATEX Fog Maker

19 May, 2014

Tecpro has introduced an ATEX certified fog maker that suppresses dust in areas at risk of explosion.

Emerson Process Management Micro Motion Fork Density Meter

02 April, 2014

Micro Motion Fork Density meter helps users achieve fast-response density and concentration monitoring in challenging conditions.

ChemAlert Version 4 chemical management and compliance software

24 January, 2014

ChemAlert Version 4 is the latest release of the ChemAlert intuitive chemical management software package, which is supported by a comprehensive suite of services including training, auditing and SDS authoring, for users around the world.

Exair Super Air Nozzles

10 December, 2013

Exair's Super Air Nozzles are highly efficient for a wide range of blowoff, cooling, cleaning and drying applications.

Chemical companies make the responsible choice

26 November, 2013

Twelve companies which manufacture agvet chemical products for the agriculture sector have proved to be dedicated to product stewardship after signing up with AgStewardship Australia to participate in the ChemClear and drumMUSTER programs in the past year.

Octofolio Asbestos Information Management Software

19 September, 2013

Designed to aid in the battle to save lives against deadly asbestos exposure, the Octfolio Asbestos Information Management Software and website has been launched.

New light on asbestos risks

19 September, 2013

Scientists are coming up with new ways to assess the risk of exposure to asbestos, leading to improved management of sites contaminated with the potentially lethal material.

National asbestos awareness month in November

12 September, 2013

Asbestos Awareness Month from 1-30 November 2013 aims to educate as many Australians as possible about the dangers of asbestos and how best to manage it.

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency CEO appointed

06 August, 2013

Minister for Workplace Relations Bill Shorten has announced the appointment of a CEO to head up the new Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) and the appointment of the 10 members of the ASEA Council.

DuPont Tyvek Classic Xpert protective coverall

04 July, 2013

The DuPont Tyvek Classic Xpert coverall is designed to provide a high level of protection and comfort in the Type 5/6 category.

Telstra announces requirements for contractors around asbestos handling

27 June, 2013

Following a spate of incidents of non-compliance relating to asbestos handling, Telstra has announced a number of requirements for its three key NBN rollout contractors.

Assessing the management of asbestos

27 May, 2013

SafeWork SA and the Environment Protection Authority have completed the first stage of a joint audit of licensed asbestos removalists to assess safety practices at depots and worksites.

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