Hazardous goods

Gas cylinder lockers

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: PBA Safety

The No Rust system provides a solution for safely securing LPG and compressed gas cylinders.


General-purpose absorbent

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

Sukerup organic absorbent is 100% organic and contains no chemical residues. It is made from ground coconut husk milled to a particle size that allows maximum absorption.


Safety tools

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: R.A Venn Pty Ltd

The EgaMaster 1000 V insulated tools are tested to 10,000 V and tested for heat resistance, adhesion, penetration and impact, making them suitable for a wide range of trades and applications.


Drum dispensing tool

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The Poly-Dolly drum carrier transports 205 L drums and tilts to become a self-dispensing station, while acting as its own secondary containment unit against spills.


Explosion-proof containment

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Pro Quip International Pty Ltd

The Deto-Stop explosion prevention system uses an aluminium alloy mesh to provide protection from explosive combustion in tanks and vessels containing flammable liquids or gases.


Tobin Saline Solution eyewash station

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The Tobin Saline Solution eye protection system provides a first response tool to chemical injury in workplaces, supplementing primary eyewash stations and emergency showers.


World Bank warns of asbestos hazards

25 May, 2009

The World Bank has issued a guidance note on the treatment of asbestos in new and existing buildings.


ACTU calls for health and safety regulation on nanotechnology

05 May, 2009

Australian unions warn that nanotechnologies pose possible health and safety risks to workers and therefore regulation is needed.


Companies plead guilty after explosion

20 April, 2009

Two companies were recently convicted and fined over an explosion in a Victorian meat processing plant.


New findings on asbestos diseases

31 March, 2009

New findings from the International Agency for Research on Cancer confirms the serious dangers of exposure to asbestos.


Out-of-control hose and unsafe work systems threaten contracts

25 March, 2009

An injury sustained by a worker from an out-of-control, high-pressure hose could have cost a company millions in lost contracts.


Forum to address mesothelioma

05 March, 2009

A new forum has commenced to address the collection of data on past exposure to asbestos of patients diagnosed with mesothelioma.


World's first mandatory nanotech safety requirement

16 February, 2009

Canada may become the world's first country to require companies to identify their use of engineered nano-materials, thereby allowing the government to evaluate their risks and to develop appropriate safety measures to protect against them.


Comcare seeks comments on synthetic mineral fibres code

02 February, 2009

Comcare is inviting comments from industries working with synthetic mineral fibres in response to proposed changes to the OHS code of practice.


International guidelines outline safe nanomaterial use in the workplace

20 January, 2009

A new ISO standard has been released to assist individuals and companies to more safely work with manufactured nanoparticles, which are becoming increasingly common across many industries.


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