Hazardous goods > Storage

Chemical stockpile removal process now underway

06 February, 2019

Work is currently underway to remove a stockpile of chemicals stored at eight sites around Epping and Campellfield.


Dangerous chemicals removed from Vic sites

17 January, 2019

Detailed planning and preliminary work to removed stockpiled chemicals from various sites is currently being undertaken by a WorkSafe Victoria taskforce.


Factory fire prompts chemical storage safety blitz

03 September, 2018

Investigations are underway into a factory fire at West Footscray, after the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) said it may have been suspicious.


Storing gases in cylinders… safely and securely

15 August, 2018

Many Australian workers do not realise that any gas stored in a cylinder is classed as a Dangerous Good.


VISIONSafe BOTTLECHOCK cylinder restraint system

10 May, 2018

The VISIONSafe BOTTLECHOCK cylinder restraint system has been purpose-designed to keep cylinders secure, protecting staff along with often valuable gauges and equipment.


GHS rollout amended due to industry concerns

15 December, 2016 by Debi Alderdice

All chemicals manufactured or imported before 1 January 2017 will continue to be supplied without needing to meet the labelling requirements of the model Work Health and Safety Regulations, following an amendment to the GHS rollout.


Reducing high-pressure injection injuries for miners

18 November, 2016

Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE) has created a grease pressure release device for Downer, reducing the risk of high-pressure injuries from lubricants.


Emerson Enardo 2000 wirelessly monitored emergency pressure relief vents

01 August, 2016

Emerson has introduced wirelessly monitored Enardo 2000 emergency pressure relief vents (EPRVs) that provide safety control by managing abnormally high storage tank pressures in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.


Intertec explosion-proof cabinets

27 May, 2016

The Intertec explosion-proof cabinets protect field instrumentation operating in hazardous areas and are available in a range of standard and custom sizes, certified for use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas.


Accumax MAXBund Poly and Metal bunded pallets

07 March, 2015

The MAXBund Poly and Metal bunded pallets by Accumax are designed for the safe storage of 205 L drums, helping to decrease the risk of spills.


Accumax MAXBund IBC bunded pallets

04 March, 2015

The MAXBund IBC bunded pallets by Accumax have been built to handle harsh environments and the storage of flammable liquids.


Thermal imaging cameras help prevent fires in waste plants

19 December, 2014

FLIR A315/A615 cameras combined with Waste Bunker Monitor software provide a waste monitoring solution.


Publication of hazardous waste data assessment

17 May, 2013

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has released the Hazardous Waste Data Assessment.


Duperthal flammable storage cabinet with integrated drawer

16 April, 2013

The Duperthal range of flammable storage solutions offers advanced German-engineered functionality with compliance to Australian Standard AS 1940 and AS 2243.10.


Laboratory Systems Group vented storage cabinet

17 January, 2013

The vented storage cabinet provides a suitable ventilated storage solution for odorous samples.


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