Hazardous goods

SA introduces tougher rules for working with engineered stone

02 August, 2023

South Australia will implement tougher rules around the use of engineered stone from 1 September 2023, amid an ongoing national inquiry into a ban on the products.


HEMCO inline air filtration system

21 July, 2023 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

The HEMCO HEPA and Carbon Filtration system features a galvanised steel housing with hinged and gasketed access door for filter change-out.


Free lung health checks offered to former miners

12 July, 2023

Former and retired mine and quarry workers in Queensland are encouraged to get a free lung health check to detect mine dust lung diseases.


Worker fatalities prompt safety reminder about industrial gates

23 June, 2023

SafeWork NSW has called for those who own industrial gates to get them checked, after a number of serious incidents, including two deaths, occurred between 2017 and 2022.


Welding safety at the forefront for industry, govt and statutory bodies

23 June, 2023

The Australian welding industry is collaborating with government and statutory bodies to ensure that appropriate strategies are in place to reduce welder exposure to fumes.


SWA seeks feedback on exposure to non-threshold genotoxic carcinogens

16 June, 2023

Safe Work Australia has encouraged stakeholders to complete a survey about the presence of non-threshold genotoxic carcinogens in Australian workplaces.


Safety warning after worker seriously burned in heater fire

13 June, 2023

SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning after a worker was burned while refuelling a heating device in an Adelaide hotel.


The importance of upgrading safety-critical alarms

06 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Omniflex (Australia) Pty Ltd

A chemical plant required upgrades to replace its aging and outdated safety alarm systems.


More funding for early detection of silicosis

17 May, 2023

Monash University has received a funding boost for research projects related to the early screening and detection of silicosis.


Getting across the new silica dust code of practice

04 May, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

The construction industry in Queensland now has Australia's first code of practice for the management of respirable crystalline silica (RCS).


Intrinsically safe ICCP systems: key considerations

02 May, 2023 by Ian Loudon, International Sales and Marketing Manager at Omniflex | Supplied by: Omniflex (Pty) Ltd

CP systems protect critical infrastructure from corrosion, and their design can become much more complicated in environments where volatile materials are housed.


Tips for effective safety communication in hazardous industries

01 May, 2023 by Rick Farrell, Plant-Tours.com | Supplied by: Plant-Tours.com

Working in a hazardous environment means working with the possibility that a dangerous incident might occur at any moment.


Top tips: Gas cylinder handling and storage

11 April, 2023 by Leisa Andersen, Content Marketing Manager, Storemasta | Supplied by: Storemasta

How can organisations protect their people from gas cylinder hazards? Here are some simple tips that can help businesses to stay safe and compliant.


Survey released for workers at risk of exposure to silica dust

05 April, 2023

Lung Foundation Australia has developed a survey to help shape the resources for workers who are at risk of exposure to silica dust.


Asbestos removal company fined $85,000 for safety breaches

03 April, 2023

A Victorian demolition and asbestos removal company has been fined for working from height and asbestos removal safety breaches.


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