Scientific and Technical Gases partners with CAC Gas24 July, 2008
Scientific and Technical Gases (STG), the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of calibration gases, is partnering with CAC Gas & Instrumentation in Australia and New Zealand.
Major hazard facility regulations amended24 July, 2008
The updated major hazards facilities regulation has been published by WorkCover NSW in the NSW Government Gazette this July.
Do you need a dangerous goods security card?22 July, 2008
The revamped West Australian dangerous goods safety legislation has introduced new requirements for those working with explosives and other substances considered to pose a security threat.
Hazardous substances information update08 July, 2008
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) will be updating the listing of classified hazardous substances on the Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS) online database, to reflect recent European regulation changes.
Flexible firestop foam01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Hilti (Aust) Pty Ltd
The CP 660 flexible firestop foam is a single-system solution for firestopping and smoke sealing, suitable for use in electrical installation work.
Industrial dust monitor01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Air Met Scientific Pty Ltd
The DynOptic Systems DSL-1000 opacity monitor is a dust particle and smoke monitoring system designed for use in industrial applications such as combustion processors, power stations, industrial boilers, furnaces, cement works, tunnels and underground car parks.
NOPSA investigates Varanus gas rupture11 June, 2008
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority (NOPSA) has sent two inspectors to Varanus Island, off the Northwest Shelf, to investigate a major gas pipeline rupture and subsequent fire.
How anti-terrorism laws are increasing executive liability10 June, 2008
Changes to the social and political landscape since the 11 September 2001 terrorism attacks have brought far-reaching changes in OHS laws and increased accountability and liability on C-level executives.
Demolition laws streamlined16 May, 2008
NSW Fair Trading Minister Linda Burney has announced that demolition contractors will no longer be required to hold a Fair Trading licence.
Report on occupational diseases12 May, 2008
An Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) document — Occupational Disease Indicators April 2008 — reports on the current trends of various diseases associated with occupations, providing credible baseline indicators in occupational disease.
Killjoys put lives at risk29 April, 2008
Lives are being put at risk by ‘jobsworths and killjoys’ who hide behind health and safety legislation, according to Dr David Brown, chief executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
Hefty fine for lessons not learned23 April, 2008
An air-conditioning company was fined $120,000 after a vehicle containing bottles of flammable gas exploded in suburban Sydney.
Drum-top funnel21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Spill Control Systems Pty Ltd
The Bung Access Ultra-Funnel is a drum-top funnel which allows access to the ¾" drum bung.
Revamping emergency services technology10 April, 2008
NICTA has teamed with the Queensland Department of Emergency Services and Brisbane ICT company Locatrix Communications to develop tools to help emergency services stay abreast of unfolding situations.
WorkCover to target wine industry safety04 April, 2008
Industrial Relations Minister John Della Bosca recently announced a new WorkCover safety campaign targeting the NSW wine industry.