Hazardous goods > Spill control

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.

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.


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.

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.

Safety warning for SA

21 August, 2006

SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning following a run of four workplace accidents in one 24-hour period.

First aid chemical splash

13 June, 2006

Diphoterine is a multi-purpose solution suitable for any kind of chemical splash, except hydrofluoric acid and its derivatives as it has limited efficacy. In this instance Hexafluorine should be used.

Emergency eyewash

13 June, 2006

Businesses using dangerous chemicals must have eyewash available to wash chemicals from the eyes in case of accidents, but you may be shocked if you stopped to calculate the cost of keeping fresh, sterile saline available.

Keep the runway clear

15 March, 2006

Sydney Airport is trialling a new debris detecting system that would replace or enhance its existing regime of having two workers drive in a zigzag pattern up the runway three times a day to check for debris.

Dirty air and unpleasant working conditions at a powder coating plant

15 February, 2006

Investing in advanced filtration technology resulted in more than just a cleaner working environment for a Brisbane powder coating company

Portable spill control

13 February, 2006

Farnell InOne has introduced the Small Mobile Spillpak from Opec Systems - a portable, compact kit to cover a range of spill protection requirements.

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