Hazardous goods > Handling

Silvent 755-L Safety air gun

01 December, 2008

The Silvent 755-L Safety Air Gun is claimed to reduce noise by up to 73% and air usage by up to 49% over an open pipe at 10 mm diameter.

Thermography guide

01 December, 2008

Flir has published a free 28-page guide to IR thermography for both experienced and novice users of the technology.

WorkSafe highlights air receiver explosion risks

27 November, 2008

To warn workers about the potential dangers of air receivers, WorkSafe Victoria has issued a new guide on how to safely install and maintain this equipment.

Asbestos management and control literature review released

18 November, 2008

ASCC has released a report on the information available locally and internationally on the control and management of asbestos, following a review on the literature currently available on the topic.

Hazardous area scales

13 November, 2008

Powercell MTX is a hermetically sealed IP68-/IP69K-rated digital load cell used for vehicle-scale applications that can also be safely deployed in hazardous environments such as transportation of flammable and explosive materials.

Opacity monitor

13 November, 2008

The DynOptic Systems SM-202 opacity monitor is a dust particle and smoke monitoring system designed for use in industrial applications.

Protruding bar caps

11 October, 2008

Life Guard Caps provide impalement protection from the exposed ends of reinforcing bars, bolts, pegs, stakes, star pickets and other projecting hazards in the workplace.

Garbage compressor

11 October, 2008

The Block is a 1000 kg concrete block that is used by a forklift to compress rubbish on the ground or in a bin, cutting rubbish pick-up costs by improving waste compacting and management.

Wastewater company tops national safety awards

08 October, 2008

Sunset Coast Water took out the major award in the 2008 National Safety Council of Australia's (NSCA) SKILLED Group National Safety Awards of Excellence.

New codes to help make workplaces safer

22 September, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria has released Compliance Codes that provide practical guidance about what constitutes compliance under the OHS Act.

Safe blade disposal

18 September, 2008

The Safebox 108000 is designed for safe deposition of used snap-off blade segments. It is inaccessible to fingers so used blades are prevented from causing injuries once deposited.

Oil-in-water monitor

18 September, 2008

The OIW-EX series of oil-in-water monitors is designed to operate in hazardous environments and provide consistent, accurate and uninterrupted measurements. The product features self-cleaning capabilities that greatly minimise maintenance.

Equipment calibration in hazardous locations

16 September, 2008

Accurate instrument calibration is vital in hazardous environments, where the build-up of dangerous substances could lead to disastrous results. Equipment requirements vary according to the materials present, so what are some solutions?

Cleaner, safer, live-fire extinguisher training

20 August, 2008

Provide clean, safe and effective extinguisher training without the need for dry-chemical or CO2 extinguishers.

Foundry fined $100,000 over worker death

19 August, 2008

A heavy engineering company has been fined $100,000 over the 2005 death of a 21-year-old worker at its Henderson foundry.

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