Tha dangers of long-term exposure to lead have been highlighted in a recent university report, with key concerns over its neurological effects.
A survey conducted with employers in Tasmania revealed many had very little knowledge about the dangers of asbestos or of its potential presence in their workplaces.
New legislation on the transportation of dangerous goods was introduced in South Australia on 1 January 2009 to bring it into harmony with national safety initiatives.
A workplace prank in Hallam, Victoria, that went horribly wrong has left a youth permamently scarred and his 'mates' convicted of breaching safety laws.
New laws in Queensland will enable elected workplace OHS representatives to issue provisional improvement notices where risks are identified, enabling OHS matters to be dealt with locally and promptly.
Exair’s Mini Chip VAC System is a compact vacuum for chips and other dry materials. It can be used to clean chips from fixtures, floors and work surfaces of machining centres, lathes, saws, mills and other industrial equipment.
To warn workers about the potential dangers of air receivers, WorkSafe Victoria has issued a new guide on how to safely install and maintain this equipment.
ASCC has released a report on the information available locally and internationally on the control and management of asbestos, following a review on the literature currently available on the topic.
Powercell MTX is a hermetically sealed IP68-/IP69K-rated digital load cell used for vehicle-scale applications that can also be safely deployed in hazardous environments such as transportation of flammable and explosive materials.
The anniversaries of the Longford Esso gas and Piper Alpha oil rig disasters have been used by SafeWork SA to highlight the importance of OHS at the opening of Safe Work Month in Adelaide.