Hazardous goods

Hazardous chemicals management: inspection and safe storage

11 September, 2020 by Karl Ahlgren, Marketing Manager, Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

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.


Further charges laid for alleged chemical stockpiles

04 September, 2020

Bradbury Industrial Services is facing five additional charges for breaching the Dangerous Goods Act, after stockpiling chemicals in Craigieburn and Campbellfield.


Control system helps meet coal seam gas compliance

19 August, 2020 by Christine Teraze Filippis, Founder & Managing Director, Teraze Communications

A global energy company upgraded its generator safety systems with the latest control and safety technologies, including the AADvance fault-tolerant control system.


SafeWork SA suspends licence for asbestos assessor

18 August, 2020

SafeWork SA has suspended the licence for an asbestos assessor, after an investigation found that the assessor did not undertake proper clearance inspection.


Silo collapse triggers safety warning

27 July, 2020

WorkCover Queensland has issued a warning about the risks of working with transportable silos, following an on-farm incident in Queensland.


UniPrint antimicrobial film for coronavirus protection

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: UniPrint Pty Ltd

UniPrint's antimicrobial film has recently passed certification that proves its efficiency in combating the viral load of coronaviruses.


Asbestos-cement water pipe management: call for comment

09 July, 2020

Until 7 August, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is calling for public consultation on its draft Asbestos-Cement Water and Sewer Pipe Management Guidelines.


SA enforces exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica

19 June, 2020

SafeWork SA will enforce a reduced workplace exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica from 1 July 2020.


Safe Work Australia delays GHS 7 transition

11 June, 2020

Australia's transition to the seventh revised edition of the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of classification and labelling has been delayed till 2021.


Cirlock tags and tag holders

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Cirlock

Cirlock provides a range of tags and tag holders that can help safeguard employees on work sites. The range includes Danger Tags and Out of Service tags.


New Signs CCTV Video Surveillance signs

04 May, 2020 | Supplied by: New Signs

The CCTV Video Surveillance signs from New Signs are designed to increase the security of buildings and properties, and can be shipped Australia-wide.


UniPrint Take 5 safety books

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: UniPrint Pty Ltd

Endorsed by the Master Plumbers Association, the UniPrint Take 5 safety books enable users to control hazards and reduce incidents in the workplace.


Toilet paper alternatives and alterations? Call a plumber

28 April, 2020

Toilet paper shortages have led Australians to seek out sanitary alternatives in the bathroom, but alterations should not compromise industry safety standards.


$375,000 fine over concrete pumping fatality

24 April, 2020

A Sydney-based concrete pumping facility and its director have been fined a total of $385,000 after a worker suffered fatal head injuries at a site in Fairfield.


Victorian company charged over chemical fire

23 April, 2020

A Victorian company has been charged with three offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, following an explosion and chemical fire at a warehouse.


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