Using AI to autonomously control a chemical plant24 March, 2022
A recent field test has demonstrated that artificial intelligence can be safely used to control operations on a chemical plant for 35 days.
HEMCO Corporation Stainless Steel Island Canopy Hoods24 March, 2022 | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation
Stainless Steel Island Canopy Hoods are designed to collect and exhaust corrosive vapours. The canopy hoods can be suspended from the ceiling over island locations using steel pipes.
AWS On-Gun welding fume extraction guns22 March, 2022 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd
AWS and Translas have launched a range of lightweight and ergonomic extraction guns that provide a safe and effective method of controlling welding fume.
Refrigeration mechanic fined $33,000 for unsafe work practices22 March, 2022
A refrigeration mechanic has been convicted and fined for unsafe work practices that caused significant burns to himself and a shop owner at a food outlet store in a shopping centre.
Inaugural conference to highlight asbestos safety and management16 March, 2022
The Asbestos Safety & Management Conference will bring all levels of government and non-government together to lead the charge for asbestos management.
Council urges residents to take greater care when disposing of hazardous items16 March, 2022
The Sutherland Shire Council has launched a campaign to urge local residents to take greater care when disposing of hazardous waste items.
SA issues safety warning after four nail gun injuries in one month04 March, 2022
PCBUs in the residential construction sector have been urged to pay close attention to apprentice carpenters after four apprentices received nail gun injuries in February.
Safety alert issued as flood clean-up commences in Qld03 March, 2022
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has advised employers to be vigilant and maintain safety as they prepare to clean up in or around their workplaces.
Mobile health unit to screen for dust diseases on Qld mine sites21 February, 2022
Queensland miners will have more protection from lung diseases following the launch of a mobile health unit to screen for black lung and other mine dust diseases.
Qld issues safety alert after four injured in explosion17 February, 2022
A safety alert about the risks of handling hazardous goods has been issued after four people were injured following a workplace explosion and fire.
SWA releases guidelines for exposure to organophosphate pesticides31 January, 2022
Safe Work Australia has released guidelines to help medical practitioners monitor the health of workers exposed to organophosphate pesticides.
Asbestos-cement water pipe management guidelines released20 January, 2022
ASEA has released guidelines to help water and sewerage providers reduce the risk of exposure to asbestos fibres released from asbestos-cement (AC) pipes.
WA releases dangerous goods safety guide20 January, 2022
The guide is specifically designed for consignors of dangerous goods packages below placard load quantity.
SWA releases guidance to reduce exposure to ultraviolet radiation18 January, 2022
Safe Work Australia has released a fact sheet to help persons conducting a business or undertaking manage the risks of solar ultraviolate radiation (UVR) in the workplace.
Enhanced copper surfaces developed to improve health and safety18 January, 2022
Researchers have developed a new copper surface that can kill bacteria more than 100 times faster than standard copper, to combat the threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.