Hazardous goods

Retractable safety barriers

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Crowd Control Systems Pty Ltd

The range of Q Director Stackable Retractable safety barriers is finished in brushed stainless steel with 2 m long webbing belts in black, red or blue. Each base is covered in a long-wearing carpet, so when stacked they will not scratch or chip the units underneath.

Spill response kits

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

The Dangerous Goods Spill Response Kit is an important element of any emergency response plan and a vital element in complying with environmental duty of care.

Gas explosion leaves man injured

22 September, 2009

A worker was seriously injured when a bank of gas bottles he was handling exploded.

Spill and flood containment

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Fire Fighting Technologies International Pty Ltd

Aqua-Sac is a self-inflating, sand-less sandbag that consists of a sturdy jute sack containing a super-absorbent polymer (SAP), which is retained inside a finely woven inner cotton bag. Soaked in fresh water in a tub or sink, the device inflates in 3-5 minutes to 30 times its original size.

Warning issued about hazards of tipping molten slag

15 September, 2009

Comcare has recently issued a Safety Alert about slag-pot dislodgement on a slag-pot carrier.

The cost of not knowing your legal obligations when working with asbestos

31 August, 2009

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland provides some sound advice in properly dealing with asbestos in the workplace.

Potentially contaminated shipments of oleyl diamine

14 August, 2009

Comcare has issued a safety alert warning of a potentially contaminated batch of the industrial chemical oleyl diamine.

Workshop spill kit

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

The TSSWKS spill kit is designed to handle spills of oils, fuels, solvents, coolant and general chemicals typically used in workshops.

Washdown gun

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Instant visual identification of high-temperature water outlets is possible using the brightly coloured, red version of the Ergonomic Washdown Gun.

Safety breaches have explosive consequences

07 August, 2009

A Victorian blasting company has been fined and convicted over a string of safety failings that occurred while blasting at a housing development site.

Builder fined over asbestos contamination

06 August, 2009

A South Australian builder was convicted and fined for putting people at risk by failing to adequately and legally remove asbestos from a worksite.

Using lasers to detect hazardous waste

04 August, 2009

Recent developments in laser technology may provide a new means to safely test materials for hazardous substances.

Fire alerts for mobile plant

28 July, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a document to assist and minimise the incidence of fires caused by mobile plant in hazardous environments.

Warning about spraying paints and lacquers in woodworking

17 July, 2009

A new document released by WorkSafe provides helpful safety guidelines for spray painters in the furniture industry.

Warnings about fire and explosion risks from rotational moulders

06 July, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a Health and Safety Solution for workers operating rotational moulders being exposed to fire and explosion risks from polyethylene powder.

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