Hazardous goods

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


New codes to help make workplaces safer

22 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 Act

22 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 disposal

18 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.


Oil-in-water monitor

18 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.


Spill containment

18 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.


Equipment calibration in hazardous locations

16 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 training

20 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 death

19 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.


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