Hazardous goods

Automated screening of wastewater eliminates OHS hazards

13 November, 2015 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

An automated extractor that screens wastewater in a rural NSW township not only has improved the treatment system, but also OHS hazards for operators.

UltraTech Ultra‐Containment Berm Modular Model for spills

06 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Pratt Safety Systems

UltraTech International has added the Ultra‐Containment Berm Modular Model to its spill containment solutions range.

Sundström asbestos respirator kit

01 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Safety Equipment Australia Pty Ltd

The Sundström asbestos kit from Safety Equipment Australia comprises a silicone respirator, particle filter, pre-filters and accessories, all housed in a handy kit box with a sturdy carry handle.

Detectaclean Total MDX Brushware cleaning broom

30 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Detectaclean Pty Ltd

The Detectaclean Total MDX Brushware cleaning broom from Hill Brush features metal-detectable and X-ray materials and is suitable for a variety of applications.

National plan to reduce the risk of asbestos

31 August, 2015

State and Territory Ministers have endorsed a National Plan on Asbestos Safety and Eradication.

Asbestos found in imported products

14 August, 2015 | Supplied by: WorkCover NSW

A safety alert has been released by WorkCover NSW about imported building products that contain asbestos following a recent discovery in Sydney.

Exair High Lift Reversible Drum Vac industrial vacuum cleaner

05 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

Exair's High Lift Reversible Drum Vac is suitable for the recovery of fluids such as coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, wastewater, tramp oil and liquid spills.

Enware Stinger portable berms for spills

13 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

Enware's Stinger range of portable berms offers spill containment solutions for fuels, chemicals and hazardous liquids in construction, mining, petrochemical, energy, transport and general industrial applications.

Has your business made these changes for the GHS?

24 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Chemical Safety International

Australian businesses that deal with chemicals will need to make a range of changes before the official introduction of the new GHS standards in January 2017.

Loose-fill asbestos guide for tradies

02 June, 2015

A new safety guide has been released for anyone working in a property that contains loose-fill asbestos insulation.

Asbestos found where you least expect it: are you at risk?

02 June, 2015 by Laura Valic

Asbestos is a deadly substance, but despite being banned in Australia since 2003, its legacy from mining and widespread use in building materials is far from over.

Take stock of chemical use, urges new campaign

24 March, 2015

Handling powerful chemicals can be a risky business, which is why WorkCover NSW has launched a new campaign encouraging agricultural and horticultural workers to safely manage or prevent their exposure to potentially harmful substances.

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.

Guidance notes for calculating explosion loads to help improve safety in the oil and gas industry

10 February, 2015

Lloyd's Register's 'Guidance Notes for the Calculation of Probabilistic Explosion Loads' provide recommended practices to help engineers, operators and designers to define blast and explosion loads to control and mitigate risk measures in offshore operations.

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