Hazardous goods

BradyJet J5000 colour label printer

29 March, 2017 | Supplied by: Brady Australia Pty Ltd

The BradyJet J5000 colour label printer creates photo-quality colour labels for indoor use in a single pass, while reducing label supply inventory and waste.

Health and environment concerns over Holden plant

17 March, 2017

As the Elizabeth site for the Holden plant goes to market, the Australian Greens are calling for a clean-up plan to be established for the plant and surrounding areas.

New technique to remove toxic firefighting foam chemicals

13 March, 2017

A new technique has been developed for eliminating the toxic chemicals that are linked to firefighting foam contamination.

Asbestos removal fast-tracked on bushfire-affected properties

16 February, 2017

Asbestos assessments will be allowed to take place immediately, following bushfires that damaged and destroyed properties around NSW.

Chemical registers and the new global system of classification

13 February, 2017 by Janine Nicholson | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

A new globally harmonised system for the classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS) is mandatory in Australia from 2017.

EGA Master non-sparking tools

30 January, 2017 | Supplied by: RS Components Pty Ltd

EGA Master non-sparking tools are designed for use by maintenance engineers in hazardous or potentially explosive environments, where a spark could ignite gases, chemicals or other volatile substances and materials.

GHS rollout amended due to industry concerns

15 December, 2016 by Debi Alderdice | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

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.

Are you ready for GHS?

28 November, 2016 by Janine Nicholson | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) will be mandatory in Australia from the 01 January 2017, in all jurisdictions where the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations have been adopted. Are you ready?

HACA video promotes asbestos safety

25 November, 2016

A NSW Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) video has been designed to educate people who live and work in regional areas, where asbestos can be found in rock, sediment and soil.

Reducing high-pressure injection injuries for miners

18 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE)

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

3M asbestos/dust respiratory kit

28 September, 2016 | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

3M has a convenient respiratory kit designed for asbestos removal and environments containing dust.

Michell Instruments S8000RS chilled-mirror hygrometer

21 September, 2016 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Michell Instruments S8000RS chilled-mirror hygrometer offers accuracy of ±0.1°C, with a wide measurement range of -90 to +20°C dewpoint.

Tougher asbestos controls demanded

14 July, 2016

After asbestos was detected on a major Brisbane construction site this week, Queensland is calling on the Commonwealth to step up its efforts to prevent the importation of materials that may contain asbestos.

New chemicals database

06 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

A new chemicals database of over 4500 chemicals classified under the GHS is now available.

Proposed changes to Dangerous Goods Code open for public consultation

04 July, 2016

Have your say: possible changes to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail are now open for public consultation.

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