Hazardous goods > Spill control

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.


New process for chemical decontamination achieves military first

18 March, 2016

A portable decontamination system of chemical, biological and radiological vapours, liquids and particles is achieving what Scott Safety says is a military first.


Science breakthrough to combat oil spills

01 December, 2015

Deakin University scientists have manufactured a new material that absorbs oil like a sponge and which is now ready to be trialled by industry.


UltraTech Ultra‐Containment Berm Modular Model for spills

06 October, 2015

UltraTech International has added the Ultra‐Containment Berm Modular Model to its spill containment solutions range.


Detectaclean Total MDX Brushware cleaning broom

30 September, 2015

The Detectaclean Total MDX Brushware cleaning broom from Hill Brush features metal-detectable and X-ray materials and is suitable for a variety of applications.


Exair High Lift Reversible Drum Vac industrial vacuum cleaner

05 August, 2015

Exair's High Lift Reversible Drum Vac is suitable for the recovery of fluids such as coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, wastewater, tramp oil and liquid spills.


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