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Charges laid over Cyclone George deaths

05 August, 2008

WorkSafe WA will prosecute eight companies in connection with two deaths and serious harm caused to seven others during Cyclone George in March 2007.

Flexible firestop foam

01 July, 2008

The CP 660 flexible firestop foam is a single-system solution for firestopping and smoke sealing, suitable for use in electrical installation work.

NOPSA investigates Varanus gas rupture

11 June, 2008

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority (NOPSA) has sent two inspectors to Varanus Island, off the Northwest Shelf, to investigate a major gas pipeline rupture and subsequent fire.

Report on occupational diseases

12 May, 2008

An Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) document — Occupational Disease Indicators April 2008 — reports on the current trends of various diseases associated with occupations, providing credible baseline indicators in occupational disease.

Hefty fine for lessons not learned

23 April, 2008

An air-conditioning company was fined $120,000 after a vehicle containing bottles of flammable gas exploded in suburban Sydney.

Drum-top funnel

21 April, 2008

The Bung Access Ultra-Funnel is a drum-top funnel which allows access to the ¾" drum bung.

Revamping emergency services technology

10 April, 2008

NICTA has teamed with the Queensland Department of Emergency Services and Brisbane ICT company Locatrix Communications to develop tools to help emergency services stay abreast of unfolding situations.

Ride-on floor scrubber

21 September, 2007

The T15 battery-powered industrial ride-on floor scrubber with FaST offers a combination of industrial-strength performance as well as productivity and safety.

Seven hurt in factory chemical spill

25 June, 2007

Seven workers suffered chemical burns and about 160 workers were evacuated following a chemical spill at a Melbourne factory on Wednesday 20 June 2007.

IBC spill pallets

21 May, 2007

Standard offerings for the IBC spill solution include 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-tank indoor and outdoor models.


19 April, 2007

Tennant Company has introduced the new M20 Scrubber-Sweeper in Australia and New Zealand. The M20 is the industry's first and only single-system scrubber-sweeper that sweeps and scrubs in a single system called FloorSmart, offering superior cleaning results in just one pass - wet or dry.

Spill control solution

19 April, 2007

The Spill Control Centre enables the user to easily see and access the full contents of their spill control solution. Transpacific supplies the unit as a total service offer and supplies, replenishes and removes all absorbent products in an integrated lease program.

Cleaning equipment

21 February, 2007

Tennant cleaning equipment claims to improve productivity, safety and site cleanliness. The scrubbers are AQIS and NSF approved and suitable for use in and around food processing areas.

New Pig spill kits

13 December, 2006

The New Pig kit range includes the Universal Kits, Haz-Mat Kits and the Oil-Only Kits. The kits have no loose absorbents and are constructed to deploy products as they are required for emergency spill response. Kits also have additional mats on top for small incidental spills, so the user will not need to empty the whole kit or reach to the bottom to find products for absorbing small spills.

Builders warned to secure sites for the holidays

29 September, 2006

Builders and construction workers in the ACT have been warned to comply with fencing and security guidelines to keep children off construction sites in the school holidays.

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