Hazardous goods

Ground signage

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Concrete Graphics Australia

Concrete Graphics ground signage is printed on an aluminium foil backing which moulds to the surface of the ground and forms to grooves and crevasses, giving the appearance of painted concrete.

Safety tools

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: R.A Venn Pty Ltd

The EgaMaster 1000 V insulated tools are tested to 10,000 V and tested for heat resistance, adhesion, penetration and impact, making them suitable for a wide range of trades and applications.

Tobin Saline Solution eyewash station

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The Tobin Saline Solution eye protection system provides a first response tool to chemical injury in workplaces, supplementing primary eyewash stations and emergency showers.

World Bank warns of asbestos hazards

25 May, 2009

The World Bank has issued a guidance note on the treatment of asbestos in new and existing buildings.

ACTU calls for health and safety regulation on nanotechnology

05 May, 2009

Australian unions warn that nanotechnologies pose possible health and safety risks to workers and therefore regulation is needed.

Companies plead guilty after explosion

20 April, 2009

Two companies were recently convicted and fined over an explosion in a Victorian meat processing plant.

New findings on asbestos diseases

31 March, 2009

New findings from the International Agency for Research on Cancer confirms the serious dangers of exposure to asbestos.

Out-of-control hose and unsafe work systems threaten contracts

25 March, 2009

An injury sustained by a worker from an out-of-control, high-pressure hose could have cost a company millions in lost contracts.

Forum to address mesothelioma

05 March, 2009

A new forum has commenced to address the collection of data on past exposure to asbestos of patients diagnosed with mesothelioma.

World's first mandatory nanotech safety requirement

16 February, 2009

Canada may become the world's first country to require companies to identify their use of engineered nano-materials, thereby allowing the government to evaluate their risks and to develop appropriate safety measures to protect against them.

Comcare seeks comments on synthetic mineral fibres code

02 February, 2009

Comcare is inviting comments from industries working with synthetic mineral fibres in response to proposed changes to the OHS code of practice.

International guidelines outline safe nanomaterial use in the workplace

20 January, 2009

A new ISO standard has been released to assist individuals and companies to more safely work with manufactured nanoparticles, which are becoming increasingly common across many industries.

Too many Tasmanian employers know too little about asbestos

19 January, 2009

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.

Exposure to lead affects brain

19 January, 2009

Tha dangers of long-term exposure to lead have been highlighted in a recent university report, with key concerns over its neurological effects.

New rules for transporting dangerous goods in SA

05 January, 2009

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.

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