Hazardous goods > Spill control

Serstech 100 Indicator handheld raman spectrometer

06 November, 2019

The Serstech 100 Indicator handheld raman spectrometer is a lightweight (650 g), safe and easy-to-use raman spectrometer that can identify any solid or liquid chemical substance in seconds.


Duty holders called to clean up after West Footscray fire

29 October, 2019

The owners and occupiers of last year's West Footscray fire site have been demanded to remove waste and render any residual dangerous goods harmless. 


How to correctly contain a hazardous liquid spill

09 April, 2019

It is essential for businesses that use or store hazardous liquids to implement effective spill containment strategies.


Warning issued about toxic chemicals in swimming pool

06 December, 2018

Toxic chemicals have been inadvertently released at a Picton public swimming pool in Sydney.


Choosing the right chemical protective clothing for the job

26 November, 2018

Standards play a huge role in helping the user select the right garment for chemical protection.


Oil spill solution made from waste cooking oil

20 April, 2018

Absorbent polymer could be an effective way to clean up oil spills, according to new research from Flinders University.


HEMCO emergency shower and decontamination booths

12 January, 2018

HEMCO emergency shower/decontamination booths are fully assembled and ready for installation to water supply and waste systems.


Active or passive containment: which is the best approach for spills?

16 November, 2017

There are two ways to approach spill control and countermeasures: 'active' and 'passive'.


Cleaning Safety Card Orange Card online training program

25 October, 2017

Cleaning Safety Card has launched the Orange Card online training program, which is designed to reduce workplace injuries in the cleaning industry.


Keeping your spill kits up to date

16 October, 2017

While spill kits aren't quite like perishable foods, their components actually do expire. But how do you know if they have 'gone off'?


HEMCO Corporation HAZMAX containment work area

05 October, 2017

The HEMCO Corporation HAZMAX containment work area is designed for isolating hazardous materials.


Lack of risk control leads to drowning at port

26 April, 2017

The drowning death of a South Port New Zealand visitor during 2015 was preventable, according to WorkSafe New Zealand.


Enware emergency wash system

30 June, 2016

The Enware emergency wash system is designed to offer initial first-aid treatment for hazardous contaminant emergencies. It is suitable for mining, petrochemical, oil refinery, chemical manufacturing, handling and storage applications, as well as laboratories and hospitals.


Rescue program for wildlife caught in oil spills

09 May, 2016

Two universities researching oil spill wildlife emergencies have launched a global training program to improve preparation for, and response to, wildlife affected by oil spills.


Asbestos-laden water pipes pose safety challenge

22 April, 2016

Australia is facing a multibillion-dollar task over the next decade to safely repair or replace asbestos-laced cement pipes in our water networks that have reached the end of their lifespan.


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