Hazardous goods

Asbestos-related diseases are costing millions

10 August, 2018

A report has estimated that the cost associated with asbestos-related diseases in one year is over $500 million.

Man killed by gas explosion in work ute

07 August, 2018

The tragic death of a man outside a south side Canberra school late on 2 August 2018 was caused by a gas explosion in a work vehicle.

Avery GHS Chemical Labelling

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd

Avery GHS ultra-resistant chemical-grade labels provide users with a Best Practice Risk Reduction position.

PFAS contamination response explored by committee

18 July, 2018

The federal government's response to a per- and polyfluorolkyl substances contamination in Katherine will be discussed at a parliamentary committee.

Gas-smelling laser detects industrial contamination

13 June, 2018

A laser that can 'smell' different gases could improve workplace safety with its ability to detect industrial contamination and monitor the environment.

Avery Ultra-Resistant Labels

01 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd

Avery's Ultra-Resistant Labels are engineered to take on harsh industrial environments, delivering maximum performance for outdoor applications.

VISIONSafe BOTTLECHOCK cylinder restraint system

10 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Vision Safe

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

Hazardous chemical database updated to improve safety

10 May, 2018

Another 755 chemicals have been added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System.

Oil spill solution made from waste cooking oil

20 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Absorbent polymer could be an effective way to clean up oil spills, according to new research from Flinders University.

Avery DIY Asset Management Labels

01 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd

Avery DIY Asset Management Labels are engineered specifically for the task of labelling.

Audit intensifies for unsafe asbestos removalists

27 March, 2018

Licensed asbestos removalists with poor practice records are being targeted by a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland audit.

Down to the wire

06 March, 2018 | Supplied by: 3M Abrasive Systems Division

Wire brushes offer a relatively useful solution for surface cleaning and corrosion removal, but newly available alternatives are delivering superior performance and improved worker safety.

Asbestos cladding to be removed from sugar storage sheds

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

The removal of asbestos from the roof at Bundaberg's bulk sugar terminals will be carried out by Wiley.

Response to contamination from fire-damaged asbestos materials — a structured approach

19 February, 2018 by Dave Collins | Supplied by: QED Environmental Services

In the unfortunate event of fire in a property containing asbestos it is essential to undertake a measured and structured response to ensure the safety of all involved, as well as the safety of the wider public.

Asbestos campaign targets tradies

05 February, 2018

An asbestos awareness campaign is about to begin, urging tradies to always check for asbestos before they start a new job.

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