A Sydney contractor has been sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment for faking waste disposal dockets when disposing of waste containing asbestos.
Crossroads Logistics has been charged with breaching the Dangerous Goods Act, for failing to take measures to avoid tampering or theft of dangerous goods.
As of 1 May 2021, low density asbestos fibre board will be classed as a friable asbestos, with removal to be performed by a class A licensed asbestos removalist.
SafeWork SA plans to launch a safety campaign on 1 March 2021, to reduce laceration injuries in the South Australian fabricated metal production industry.
Businesses that manufacture, import, supply or use hazardous chemicals are encouraged to watch a webinar from Safe Work Australia about the transition to GHS 7.
Amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulations for South Australia, including to air monitoring during asbestos removal, came into effect this month.
Inspired by the surface of butterfly wings, Australian researchers from RMIT University have developed a light-activated hydrogen sensor that can detect hydrogen leaks.
A demolition company and its two directors have been fined $16,000 for improperly demolishing a house which had asbestos-containing material.
SafeWork SA is reminding mine operators to develop, implement and maintain safe systems of work, after an explosives incident at an underground mine.
The infection-control product is designed to defend against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), which may be present on healthcare surfaces.
Safe Work Australia has published resources for PCBUs working with respirable crystalline silica, after the workplace exposure standard for silica dust was halved.
SafeWork SA inspectors have commenced a proactive compliance campaign after suspending a class B removal licence for non-compliance.
Hazardous chemicals inspection seems like a blatantly obvious task that is beyond improvement, yet it can be made safer and also be made more efficient.