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.
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.
WorkSafe Victoria has released Compliance Codes that provide practical guidance about what constitutes compliance under the OHS Act.
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.
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.
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?
Provide clean, safe and effective extinguisher training without the need for dry-chemical or CO2 extinguishers.
A heavy engineering company has been fined $100,000 over the 2005 death of a 21-year-old worker at its Henderson foundry.
Quantum dot nanoparticles can penetrate the skin if there is an abrasion, highlighting concerns for healthcare workers or individuals involved in the manufacturing of quantum dots or doing research on potential biomedical applications of the nanoparticles.
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has agreed to publish online the ‘Preparing an estimate of the national pattern of exposure to asbestos in cases of malignant mesothelioma’ study — a statistical report analysing data from the WA mesothelioma register and from the NSW Dust Diseases Board.
Comcare has issued a reminder that, under the OHS Act, companies need to complete their Health and Safety Management Arrangements (HSMAs) by 15 September 2008.
The updated major hazards facilities regulation has been published by WorkCover NSW in the NSW Government Gazette this July.
Scientific and Technical Gases (STG), the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of calibration gases, is partnering with CAC Gas & Instrumentation in Australia and New Zealand.
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) will be updating the listing of classified hazardous substances on the Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS) online database, to reflect recent European regulation changes.
The DynOptic Systems DSL-1000 opacity monitor is a dust particle and smoke monitoring system designed for use in industrial applications such as combustion processors, power stations, industrial boilers, furnaces, cement works, tunnels and underground car parks.