Hazardous goods

How safe are nanotechnologies?

01 December, 2009 by Kevin Jones

Cost-benefit analysis is a challenging element of safety management because managers can choose between adequate safety and possible benefits from production with a lower level of safety. OHS law in most states allows for an almost formal assessment in managing a hazard or risk ‘as far as is reasonably practicable’. But what if that hazard is unknown? Does that mean that a cost-benefit analysis is easy because the cost cannot be determined?

Macquarie Industrial Solutions BioSpray D2 Surface Sanitiser and Disinfectant

18 November, 2009 | Supplied by: http://www.macindustrial.com.au

Macquarie Industrial Solutions' BioSpray D2 Surface Sanitiser and Disinfectant kills 99.999% of viruses and bacteria and is said to save 55-68% on labour costs as it uses 60-88% less product. It is non-corrosive, non-flammable and no rinse.

Flammable and corrosive goods storage cabinet

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Actisafe

The Actistor flammable and corrosive goods storage cabinet has a double wall with a 40 mm air gap that acts as a thermal barrier for added security and protection, making it suitable for use in the defence, manufacturing, mining, construction and agriculture sectors.

Flue gas analyser

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Panametrics OxyTrak 390 flue gas analyser measures unburned oxygen levels in dirty, aggressive combustion applications and uses information to adjust burner air supply for maximum combustion efficiency and safety.

IBC bulk container bund

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Global Spill Control

The DB1150 bulk container bund joins the DB4 (4 Drum Bund) and DB2 (2 Drum Bund) range of Global Spill Control portable spill control products.

Flood pumps

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Fire Fighting Technologies International Pty Ltd

The Hytrans Flood Pump is a high-volume pump that can assist communities and industries recover from floods through its ability to dewater an area at a maximum rate of 20,000 L/min.

Rapid response chemical safety kit

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The FAST-ACT (First Applied Sorbent Treatment - Against Chemical Threats) rapid response safety kit offers one-step neutralisation of either liquid or vapour spills of highly toxic chemicals including hydrofluoric (HF) acid.

Dangerous goods stores

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

The Relocatable Outdoor DG Stores range of relocatable bulk dangerous goods stores presents a solution to the problem of compliant storage of large quantities of dangerous goods.

Mid-size rider sweeper

12 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

The S20 Compact Mid-Size Rider Sweeper is an easy-to-use and compact rider sweeper that offers improvements over the unit it replaces in air quality and safety.

New hazardous areas standards released

19 October, 2009

A series of Australian Standards, addressing hazardous areas, have been updated to bring them in line with international standards.

TODO dry break systems

13 October, 2009 | Supplied by: http://www.its-aust.net

TODO, said to be a world leader in the manufacture of dry break fluid transfer systems with over 30 years' experience, now has a new Australian distributor, Integrated Transfer Solutions.

SA wine bottler fined over scald injury

28 September, 2009

A company that services the wine industry in South Australia has been fined over an incident in which an employee was scalded by hot water.

Inflatable pipe stoppers

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

The range of re-usable Pronal inflatable elastomer pipe stoppers has been expanded to span pipes from 45-2115 mm diameter in stock sizes and up to 3000 mm for customised types. The stoppers are typically used to carry out sealing tests and maintenance work on municipal and industrial water and wastewater pipelines and to prevent accidental pollution such as spilling of toxic substances, thus preventing the flow of toxic fluids into drainage networks or the surrounding environment.

Protective bellows

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: TEA Transmissions Pty Ltd

Protective bellows prolong the life of machinery and protect the people who operate them from personal damage. They are designed and manufactured to enhance productivity and reduce workplace hazards by shielding employees and their environment from machine-generated debris.

Tanker cleaning head with protective cage

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

The Breconcherry Fury TWB (tanker wash bay) is a high-power, low-flow jetting washer with a robust protective cage for use in tough working conditions in cleaning road and rail tankers and other transport containers for the food, beverage, chemical and coatings industries. It can also be used on tote bins, storage tanks and process vessels.

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