Hazardous goods

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.

Dusts, fumes and fibres campaign uncovers lack of awareness of hazards

30 June, 2009

A WorkSafe inspection campaign, targeting dusts, fumes and fibres in Western Australia during April has revealed that many employers are either not aware of the hazards in their workplaces or are not taking action to reduce the risks.

US campaign against lead

30 June, 2009

The US Department of Labor's OSHA launches regional program to reduce lead exposure in the workplace.

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.

Gas cylinder lockers

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: PBA Safety

The No Rust system provides a solution for safely securing LPG and compressed gas cylinders.

Sanitising mat

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: The General Mat Company

The Sanitising Foot Bath Mat is designed to keep hygienic areas free of contamination and germs.

General-purpose absorbent

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Spill Station Australia

Sukerup organic absorbent is 100% organic and contains no chemical residues. It is made from ground coconut husk milled to a particle size that allows maximum absorption.

Drum dispensing tool

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

The Poly-Dolly drum carrier transports 205 L drums and tilts to become a self-dispensing station, while acting as its own secondary containment unit against spills.

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.

Hydrocarbon clean-up agent

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: CI Agent Solutions Asia Pacific

CI Agent spill cleaner is a polymer technology developed to provide an environmentally friendly solution for prevention, clean-up and disposal of all hydrocarbon spills on land and water.

Automatic scrubber dryer

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

The T2 walk-behind battery-operated automatic scrubber-dryer cleans and dries small congested spaces in one pass to increase cleanliness and environmental safety.

Flood containment barrier

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Fire Fighting Technologies International Pty Ltd

The Beaver Flood Barrier offers protection against flooding and large spills. It consists of two flexible PVC tubes laid side by side, permanently joined to form a twin element with static stability. The product is available in varying lengths and heights.

Explosion-proof containment

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Pro Quip International Pty Ltd

The Deto-Stop explosion prevention system uses an aluminium alloy mesh to provide protection from explosive combustion in tanks and vessels containing flammable liquids or gases.

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