Hazardous goods

Compressed air vacuum system

01 December, 2008 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

Exair’s Mini Chip VAC System is a compact vacuum for chips and other dry materials. It can be used to clean chips from fixtures, floors and work surfaces of machining centres, lathes, saws, mills and other industrial equipment.

Thermal imaging cameras

01 December, 2008 | Supplied by: Teledyne FLIR

Flir Systems has released three i-Series thermal imaging cameras — the i40, i50 and i60.

Queensland OHS laws change

01 December, 2008

New laws in Queensland will enable elected workplace OHS representatives to issue provisional improvement notices where risks are identified, enabling OHS matters to be dealt with locally and promptly.

Thermography guide

01 December, 2008 | Supplied by: Teledyne FLIR

Flir has published a free 28-page guide to IR thermography for both experienced and novice users of the technology.

WorkSafe highlights air receiver explosion risks

27 November, 2008

To warn workers about the potential dangers of air receivers, WorkSafe Victoria has issued a new guide on how to safely install and maintain this equipment.

Asbestos management and control literature review released

18 November, 2008

ASCC has released a report on the information available locally and internationally on the control and management of asbestos, following a review on the literature currently available on the topic.

Mercury vapour analyser

13 November, 2008 | Supplied by: Air Met Scientific Pty Ltd

The RA 915 Light mercury vapour analyser is designed to respond quickly in emergency situations to mercury spills in industrial environments.

Opacity monitor

13 November, 2008 | Supplied by: Air Met Scientific Pty Ltd

The DynOptic Systems SM-202 opacity monitor is a dust particle and smoke monitoring system designed for use in industrial applications.

Hazardous area scales

13 November, 2008 | Supplied by: Mettler-Toledo Ltd

Powercell MTX is a hermetically sealed IP68-/IP69K-rated digital load cell used for vehicle-scale applications that can also be safely deployed in hazardous environments such as transportation of flammable and explosive materials.

Past disasters highlight need for OHS

03 November, 2008

The anniversaries of the Longford Esso gas and Piper Alpha oil rig disasters have been used by SafeWork SA to highlight the importance of OHS at the opening of Safe Work Month in Adelaide.

Garbage compressor

11 October, 2008

The Block is a 1000 kg concrete block that is used by a forklift to compress rubbish on the ground or in a bin, cutting rubbish pick-up costs by improving waste compacting and management.

Air gun

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Spray Nozzle Engineering

The Silvent 007-S Safety Air Gun features a soft-grip, durable handle that combines ergonomic design with insulation against heat and cold.

Protruding bar caps

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Danley Construction Products

Life Guard Caps provide impalement protection from the exposed ends of reinforcing bars, bolts, pegs, stakes, star pickets and other projecting hazards in the workplace.

Enware Australia Portable eyewash station

11 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 awards

08 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.

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