Hazardous goods

Energy company fined after workers exposed to acid vapours

25 August, 2022

A Victorian energy company has been fined after workers were exposed to toxic acid vapour in two separate incidents at its oil refinery.

Employer obligation to protect against blood-borne viruses

22 August, 2022 by Scott Whittaker, General Manager, Clean Stream Technologies | Supplied by: Clean Stream Technologies

The dangers of highly transmissible blood-borne diseases have been pushed off the front page in recent times — but they haven't gone away.

Recycler fined after worker injured in LPG fuel tank explosion

18 August, 2022

A Victorian scrap metal recycler has been fined $50,250 after an LPG fuel tank exploded, causing a nearby worker to sustain serious burns.

Safety alert issued after worker suffers cryogenic burns

06 July, 2022

Business owners have been advised to manage the risks to health and safety when handling hazardous goods after a young worker suffered serious cryogenic burns while handling liquid nitrogen.

Company fined as workers exposed to silica dust

15 June, 2022

A stonemasonry company has been fined for failing to provide and maintain a safe working environment, after workers were exposed to silica dust.

Euchner FlexFunction CTS safety switch

08 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

Euchner's innovative FlexFunction compact CTS safety switch is suitable for applications requiring a high locking force in a confined space.

Worker exposure to toxic gas prompts safety alert

02 June, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after a worker was seriously injured after being exposed to a toxic gas following a chemical reaction in a pump shed.

Vic introduces new regulations for high-risk crystalline silica work

18 May, 2022

New regulations for high-risk crystalline silica work are now in effect in Victoria, to help protect workers from exposure to crystalline silica dust.

JetBlack Safety cleaning booth

16 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Blackwoods

JetBlack Safety cleaning booths are designed to reduce dust on people, their clothing and their personal protective equipment (PPE).

ZeoMed biohazard spill kits

06 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Clean Stream Technologies

The ZeoMed biohazard kits from Clean Stream Technologies are designed to provide a hygienic handling and disposal system for spills encountered in workplaces.

HEMCO Softwall Clean Rooms

05 May, 2022 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

The Softwall Clean Rooms from HEMCO Coporation feature a structural framework made of aircraft anodised aluminium, with clear vinyl curtains around the unit.

WA greenlights mining workforce safety study

05 May, 2022

A successful tender has been announced for a study into workplace safety and mental health across Western Australia's mining sector.

HEMCO Stainless Steel Canopy Hoods

22 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Hemco Industries Pty Ltd

HEMCO's stainless steel canopy hoods are available in wall or island models, and are designed to collect and exhaust corrosive vapours, heat, steam and vapours.

HEMCO Corporation rustproof, chemical-resistant canopy hoods

01 April, 2022 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

HEMCO rustproof, chemical-resistant canopy hoods are designed to collect and exhaust corrosive vapours, heat, steam and odours.

HEMCO Acid Storage Cabinet

30 March, 2022 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

The HEMCO Acid Storage Cabinet is designed for the storage of corrosive chemicals, featuring a moulded one-piece fibreglass liner insert in the cabinet.

  • All content Copyright © 2023 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd