Hazardous goods

Intrinsically safe ICCP systems: key considerations

02 May, 2023 by Ian Loudon, International Sales and Marketing Manager at Omniflex | Supplied by: Omniflex (Pty) Ltd

CP systems protect critical infrastructure from corrosion, and their design can become much more complicated in environments where volatile materials are housed.

Tips for effective safety communication in hazardous industries

01 May, 2023 by Rick Farrell, Plant-Tours.com | Supplied by: Plant-Tours.com

Working in a hazardous environment means working with the possibility that a dangerous incident might occur at any moment.

Top tips: Gas cylinder handling and storage

11 April, 2023 by Leisa Andersen, Content Marketing Manager, Storemasta | Supplied by: Storemasta

How can organisations protect their people from gas cylinder hazards? Here are some simple tips that can help businesses to stay safe and compliant.

Survey released for workers at risk of exposure to silica dust

05 April, 2023

Lung Foundation Australia has developed a survey to help shape the resources for workers who are at risk of exposure to silica dust.

Asbestos removal company fined $85,000 for safety breaches

03 April, 2023

A Victorian demolition and asbestos removal company has been fined for working from height and asbestos removal safety breaches.

Tesvolt TS HV 30–80 E battery storage systems

23 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Tesvolt Australia

The TS HV 30–80 E battery storage systems will be certified by TÜV Rheinland for functional safety as they feature prismatic battery cells, considered to be among the safest lithium-ion cells.

Consultation on engineered stone ban continues

09 March, 2023

The decision to introduce stronger laws to protect workers exposed to silica dust has been welcomed by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU).

Safety warning issued after water bottle fire on mine site

08 February, 2023

SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning after clear plastic water bottles left on a pallet in the sun ignited cardboard packing material at a mine site.

Search ends for lost radioactive capsule

02 February, 2023 by Amy Steed

A tiny radioactive capsule that went missing from a secure device on a truck — sparking safety fears — has now been found near Newman, WA.

HEMCO chemical-resistant island canopy hoods

17 January, 2023 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

The HEMCO chemical-resistant island canopy hoods collect and exhaust vapours, heat, steam and odours when mounted over water baths, hotplates or portable equipment.

Safety alert issued after three hot work incidents occur in one month

15 December, 2022

Employers have been urged to prioritise worker safety when conducting 'hot work', after three hot work-related incidents caused serious fire and explosion injuries.

SWA issues reminder regarding transition to GHS 7

15 December, 2022

Safe Work Australia has issued a reminder about the transition to the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals Revision 7, which will come into effect on 1 January 2023.

The importance of asbestos medical checks

24 November, 2022

Employers are being reminded by WorkSafe Victoria that they must ensure they are meeting their legal obligations surrounding asbestos.

Union steps in to ban engineered stone

24 November, 2022

In an extremely rare form of industrial action, the CFMEU has said it will ban the use of engineered stone if the federal government fails to do so.

Coates, LGNSW to provide asbestos identification training

14 November, 2022

Coates has partnered with Local Government NSW to provide asbestos identification training to local government officials across the state.

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