Hazardous goods > Handling

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.

GHS classification and labelling training

13 May, 2013

Safe Work Australia is hosting a series of training and information sessions to raise awareness and understanding of the hazard classification, safety data sheet and labelling requirements for workplace chemicals in the model Work Health and Safety regulations, which incorporates the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

Safe removal of asbestos from bushfire-damaged properties

31 January, 2013

WorkSafe is reminding Victorians to take particular care during the clean-up of their properties to avoid potential exposure to asbestos.

Cylinder safety a hot issue this summer, says BOC

10 December, 2012

BOC said summer signals an important time for gas users to sharpen their focus on safety protocols, particularly with the use of compressed gas cylinders.

Laboratory Systems Group Smoothflow ducted fume cupboard

22 November, 2012

The Smoothflow ducted fume cupboard is suitable for operator protection from chemicals and contaminants used in laboratory applications.

Idrotech Elefante fog maker

08 November, 2012

Idrotech’s Elefante fog maker can be used to combat dust problems at mine sites.

Yass training day for drumMuster inspectors

06 November, 2012

Two of drumMuster’s employees sat down with workers at Yass Transfer Station to get some lessons in drum inspecting.

Biosafe Life Sciences effluent decontamination systems

24 September, 2012

Biosafe Life Sciences has released effluent decontamination systems (EDS) to treat laboratory wastewater/effluent produced within biocontainment boundaries.

Lafferty equipment fogger range

19 September, 2012

Lafferty equipment foggers are used for sanitation in food and beverage facilities and for odour control in food waste processing areas.

Dust reduction achieved at Centennial Coal’s Mandalong Mine

13 September, 2012

Tecpro Australia was able to reduce the dust caused by the coal dropping into the crusher at Centennial Coal’s Mandalong Mine using its dust suppression system.

Fumex LFK filter kit range

12 September, 2012

The Fumex range of LFK filter kits is suitable for removing dust, fume and gases from work areas.

Australia sets up national asbestos safety agency

04 September, 2012

The Australian Government is setting up an Office of Asbestos Safety that will pave the way for a national approach to asbestos awareness and management in Australia, said Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten.

Michell Instruments Transportable Condumax II analyser

03 September, 2012

The Condumax II hydrocarbon and water dewpoint analyser, from Michell Instruments, is now available in a transportable version. The key function of this version will be to enable engineers to provide a fast response for investigations into the quality of natural gas, wherever it is needed.

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