Hazardous goods > Spill control

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.

Enware Stinger portable berms for spills

13 July, 2015

Enware's Stinger range of portable berms offers spill containment solutions for fuels, chemicals and hazardous liquids in construction, mining, petrochemical, energy, transport and general industrial applications.

Exair Reversible Drum Vac and High Lift Reversible fluid recovery vacuum

12 December, 2014

Exair's Reversible Drum Vac is now CE compliant.

Emco Wheaton F2020 Overfill Sensor

26 September, 2014

Emco Wheaton has launched an overfill system which can prevents product overflows of fuel tankers during loading.

TigerTred industrial anti-slip range

26 May, 2014

Imatech Abrasion and Corrosion has launched its industrial anti-slip range, TigerTred.

Exair 205 L heavy-duty HEPA industrial vacuum cleaner

29 April, 2014

The Exair 205 L Heavy Duty HEPA Vac is a powerful, industrial vacuum cleaner that is engineered to filter contaminants to HEPA requirements in dusty environments requiring frequent cleaning.

Pipeline upkeep and safety during maintenance

07 November, 2013

One method of stopping and sealing pipelines that is suitable in Australasia for maintenance and environmental protection applications involves inflatable pipe stoppers that can be rapidly deployed, easily transported and widely applied in remote, temporary and permanent industrial situations.

Umbrella bagger

05 September, 2013

The Mat World Umbrella Bagger is designed to be placed at the entrance of a building for entrants to bag their wet umbrellas before they walk off the entrance mat and into the building.

Cleaning oil spills with low-grade cotton

16 July, 2013

When it comes to cleaning up the next massive crude oil spill, an eco-friendly solution for the job may be low-grade cotton from West Texas.

New safety rules to protect offshore workers

16 May, 2013

Yesterday (15 May), the Australian Parliament passed a landmark law to better protect Australian offshore workers and Australia’s pristine marine environment.

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