Enware Australia Portable eyewash station11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd
The compact, 34 L capacity HAWS7501 gravity-fed portable emergency eyewash station provides a full 15 minutes of flow to help prevent permanent injury to eyes exposed to hazardous substances.
Wastewater company tops national safety awards08 October, 2008
Sunset Coast Water took out the major award in the 2008 National Safety Council of Australia's (NSCA) SKILLED Group National Safety Awards of Excellence.
New codes to help make workplaces safer22 September, 2008
WorkSafe Victoria has released Compliance Codes that provide practical guidance about what constitutes compliance under the OHS Act.
Addition of explosives to Dangerous Substances Act22 September, 2008
The Tasmanian government has passed legislation scheduling some explosives as 'security- sensitive dangerous substances' under the Security-sensitive Dangerous Substances Act 2005 (SDSS), tightening the regulations and requiring those with unrestricted access to those products to now obtain SDSS permits.
Safe blade disposal18 September, 2008
The Safebox 108000 is designed for safe deposition of used snap-off blade segments. It is inaccessible to fingers so used blades are prevented from causing injuries once deposited.
Spill containment18 September, 2008
Brady’s Spill Containment product range includes spill pallets for two- and four-drum configurations. The two-drum pallet contains up to 260 L with a load capacity of 1100 kg. The four-drum pallet contains up to 485 L with a load capacity of 2250 kg.
Oil-in-water monitor18 September, 2008
The OIW-EX series of oil-in-water monitors is designed to operate in hazardous environments and provide consistent, accurate and uninterrupted measurements. The product features self-cleaning capabilities that greatly minimise maintenance.
Equipment calibration in hazardous locations16 September, 2008
Accurate instrument calibration is vital in hazardous environments, where the build-up of dangerous substances could lead to disastrous results. Equipment requirements vary according to the materials present, so what are some solutions?
Cleaner, safer, live-fire extinguisher training20 August, 2008 | Supplied by: BullEx Australia
Provide clean, safe and effective extinguisher training without the need for dry-chemical or CO2 extinguishers.
Foundry fined $100,000 over worker death19 August, 2008
A heavy engineering company has been fined $100,000 over the 2005 death of a 21-year-old worker at its Henderson foundry.
Blast cages for pumps18 August, 2008
Sykes Group has recently developed cages to house and protect pumps used in mining applications from rock fallout during blasting.
Flameproof heaters18 August, 2008
Grimwood Heating is certified under the IECEx scheme to manufacture flameproof heaters in accordance with IEC standard 60079, which is identical to the Australian and New Zealand Standard for hazardous area electrical equipment.
Safety concerns over nanoparticles12 August, 2008
Quantum dot nanoparticles can penetrate the skin if there is an abrasion, highlighting concerns for healthcare workers or individuals involved in the manufacturing of quantum dots or doing research on potential biomedical applications of the nanoparticles.
Charges laid over Cyclone George deaths05 August, 2008
WorkSafe WA will prosecute eight companies in connection with two deaths and serious harm caused to seven others during Cyclone George in March 2007.
ASCC publishes mesothelioma data05 August, 2008
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has agreed to publish online the ‘Preparing an estimate of the national pattern of exposure to asbestos in cases of malignant mesothelioma’ study — a statistical report analysing data from the WA mesothelioma register and from the NSW Dust Diseases Board.