Hazardous goods

Turck Interface and Intrinsic Safety Quick Reference Guide

13 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

The Turck Interface and Intrinsic Safety Quick Reference Guide provides an overview of the company’s intrinsically safe products, including switching amplifiers, analog I/O, solenoid drivers, rotational speed monitors and relay and power supplies.


WorkSafe help for council planners

03 May, 2010

WorkSafe Victoria is providing more information about Major Hazards Facilities to councils, to help planners with new developments.


Repeated call for asbestos ban

29 March, 2010

Calls for a global ban on all forms of asbestos have again been voiced by an international medical society.


Spill Station emergency pre-insulated tank shower

18 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

Spill Station’s emergency pre-insulated tank shower incorporates a 1200 L tank to deliver a guaranteed flow of warm water for up to 15 min even when the mains supply has been disrupted.


Enware SafeEquip Imbiber environmental spill capture system

18 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The Enware SafeEquip Imbiber environmental spill capture system captures spills and won’t release waste into either land or water.


Hughes emergency safety showers and eyebath/facewash units

18 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

The Hughes emergency safety showers and eyebath/facewash units are used in industry and laboratories to wash off contamination in the event of a chemical spillage.


Enware Safe-Equip spill prevention and containment berms

17 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

Safe-Equip drive-in/drive-out spill prevention and containment berms are constructed for rapid deployment in applications involving hazardous fuels, chemicals and liquids.


Exair Heavy Duty Dry Vac industrial vacuum cleaner

17 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The Exair Heavy Duty Dry Vac is an industrial vacuum cleaner designed to vacuum high volumes of dry materials in less time than ordinary vacuum cleaners.


Enware SafeEquip relocatable safety stations

16 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The SafeEquip relocatable safety stations can be used to provide emergency aid where it is needed and can be customised to the safety needs of particular sites and industries. The standard components of fire extinguisher, eyewash, spill kit and first aid are compactly integrated into a Firerack trolley.


Warnings about importation of Tremolite asbestos wall tiles

03 March, 2010

A safety alert has been issued by NSW WorkCover following the recent importation from China of decorative wall tiles that were found to contain Tremolite asbestos, which is a prohibited hazardous substance.


Tradespersons still at risk of asbestos exposure

19 February, 2010

Safe Work Australia has issued a warning to tradespeople about the dangers of working with asbestos.


Inadequate safety systems for chemicals results in prosecution

15 February, 2010

A Victorian company that manufactures fireproof clothing was fined $135,000 over an incident where a worker received corrosive chemical burns to the face.


New methyl bromide research in NZ

09 February, 2010

Research findings by the University of Canterbury in New Zealand that point to the hazards of fumigant methyl bromide have been welcomed by Maritime Union.


Dealing with asbestos in Tasmania

09 February, 2010

A new report on handling asbestos has been released by the Tasmanian government.


Industrial cleaner linked to increased risk of Parkinson’s disease

09 February, 2010

A recent study in the US has linked Parkinson's disease with a once-popular industrial cleaner.


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