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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.

The change in cleaning processes to ensure a safer workplace

20 February, 2013 by Murray McDonald*, director of Duplex Cleaning Machines

Over the last 10 years, the safety maturity of many commercial and industrial sectors has increased dramatically. No longer is it just the safety managers or supervisors prioritising safety in the workplace, so are workers on all levels.

Silvan Australia 440 L diesel bunding tank

20 December, 2012

Silvan Australia has added to its range a bunding tank for its 400 L Diesel Pro transfer tank which is suitable for farmers, contractors, resource companies, earthmovers and civil engineering businesses.

Enware Enpac spill-containment range

05 December, 2012

The Enpac range of spill containment and dispensing solutions is designed to respond to workplace hazards such as chemical spills.

Hazibag Barrier Sack sand-less sack

29 October, 2012

The Barrier Sack is a sand-less sandbag. In its box it is flat, light and easy to store and handle.

Global Spill Control chemical spill response course

28 August, 2012

Global Spill Control has recently added a nationally accredited chemical spill response course, designed for employees that work in stores, factories, hospitals, workshops and mine sites.

Global Spill Control spill pallets and bunded work platforms range

28 August, 2012

Global Spill Control has released a larger range of drum bund pallets designed and manufactured in Australia and tested to meet the harsh Australian conditions.

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.

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