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Six tips for safe handling of hazardous chemicals

18 June, 2012

WorkSafe Western Australia has issued a safety alert highlighting the importance of using safe procedures when pumping hazardous chemicals following a recent incident where two workers were injured while transferring chromic acid solution from an intermediate bulk container (IBC) to another vessel using a submersible sump pump.

Matthews Safety Products absorbent mats

08 May, 2012

New Pig’s range of absorbent mats perform across a wide range of liquids and applications to help clean up easily and economically.

Matthews Safety Products PIGR Drive-Over Drainblocker

03 April, 2012

The PIGR Drive-Over Drainblocker cover is suitable for semipermanent drain protection where liquid transfers, washdowns or other spill-prone jobs are common.

Updated emergency pipeline repair service for better disaster planning

30 March, 2012

Hydratight’s updated Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) is designed to offer better disaster planning and contingency services to operators and contractors in the oil and gas industry. The EPRS provides a way for operators and installation contractors to meet their pipeline contingency needs with greater urgency.

Matthews PIG Grippy mat

07 March, 2012

The PIG Grippy mat, with specially formulated Grippy adhesive backing, soaks up oils, water, grease, gasoline, solvents, auto fluids, paint overspray, battery acid and most other liquids.

Medtex Chemical Spill Kits

06 October, 2011 by

Medtex offers a comprehensive range of spill clean-up kits, where as part of the spill clean-up, the chemical is neutralised. Kits for Formalin, peracetic acid, sodium hydroxide, hydrogen peroxide, glutaraldehyde and Cidex OPA are available. Chemical Spill Kits catering to alkalines and acids bring them back to a neutral pH for safer clean-up. If required, the company can customise spill kits to meet specific requirements.

Chemwatch Cobra risk assessment application

30 September, 2011

The Cobra (control banding risk assessment) application is designed for chemical risk management. It allows control banding risk assessments to be performed, automatically, in seconds. Its features include: generation of a one-page risk report in seconds; distribution of chemicals and risk assessments; creation of jobs and tasks, specific to requirements; extraction of data from material safety data sheets (MSDS’s) and creation of hazard assessment reports.

Drumsafe Drumdock spill containment platform

28 September, 2011 by

The Drumdock spill containment platform is used for safe storage and dispensing of liquids. With a low overall height and a small footprint, the platform is suitable for service workshops and other industries where space is at a premium.

New Pig universal spill kits

05 September, 2011

The universal spill kits from New Pig contain the PIGR absorbents and other products needed to respond to a large spill of oils, coolants, solvents or water - all in one container. This kit helps users to contain and clean up a spill and can even be used to dispose of the waste.

New Pig Form-A-Funnel tool

15 April, 2011

The Form-A-Funnel tool from New Pig can be used for safe and easy liquid handling. It bends, moulds and holds its shape to create leak-proof channels so that liquids can be drained, diverted or transferred drip free.

Exair Precision safety air gun

08 December, 2010 by

Exair’s Precision safety air gun is lightweight and comfortable to operate during periods of extended use. The highly focused, forceful blast of air provides a high level of cleaning capability, making it suited to a wide range of industrial applications.

Idrotech high-pressure fogging nozzles

29 November, 2010 by

The Idrotech fine mist-generated, high-pressure fogging nozzles are suitable for a wide range of applications including: dust suppression in mines, crushing plants, electric power stations, tunnels, cement factories and on conveyor belt transfer points; temperature reduction in animal farms, cooling towers of air-conditioning systems, cooling outdoor areas; odour neutralisation around waste transfer stations, sewerage treatment plants, industrial areas, industrial dump bins and composting sites; humidification of wood and paper industries, food storage areas, wine cellars; and disinfection of equipment and of vehicles travelling between farms.

Scott PPE Hygienic Wipes

14 October, 2010

PPE Hygienic Wipes, available in a 75-wipe canister, are claimed to kill faster and more efficiently than traditional isopropyl alcohol (IPA) wipes and have a eucalyptus fragrance.

Matthews Safety Form-A-Funnel

28 September, 2010 by

Form-A-Funnel is a versatile tool that bends, moulds and holds its shape to create leak-proof channels to catch and divert hard-to-drain liquids directly into a container, preventing drips on equipment and floors and avoiding the risk of slips and falls.

Fanquip Negative Air Fan

23 July, 2010 by

The fan technology used in the Fanquip Negative Air Fan - complete with safety monitoring system - can be used for handling asbestos and other substances that are harmful when airborne.

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