Hazardous goods > Spill control

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.

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.

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.

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.

Spill containment trap

18 January, 2006

The Baramy Spill Containment Trap minimises the effects of spillage accidents in both industry and road-based applications.

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