Hazardous goods

Working with asbestos

21 May, 2007 by Kylie Wilson-Field, Journalist

The Asbestos Disease Society of Victoria believes that almost everyone has been exposed to some asbestos fibre at some point, but for most the risk is very small. Reassuring words, but why does the mere mention of asbestos send a shiver down the spine?


IBC spill pallets

21 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Pratt Safety Systems

Standard offerings for the IBC spill solution include 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-tank indoor and outdoor models.


Fire and gas safety system for refinery

15 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Yokogawa Australia Pty Ltd

A Yokogawa ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system (SIS) will be the nucleus of a new fire and gas safety system at Shell's Clyde (NSW) refinery. The contract includes the control system, system engineering and installation and supervision


Scrubber-sweeper

19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

Tennant Company has introduced the new M20 Scrubber-Sweeper in Australia and New Zealand. The M20 is the industry's first and only single-system scrubber-sweeper that sweeps and scrubs in a single system called FloorSmart, offering superior cleaning results in just one pass - wet or dry.


Dust collectors

19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.donaldsonfilters.com.au/

Keeping things clean and saving you money - Donaldson's new Modular Baghouse dust collectors offer the perfect solution for cleaning up the industrial work environment.


Spill control solution

19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: OPEC Systems Pty Ltd

The Spill Control Centre enables the user to easily see and access the full contents of their spill control solution. Transpacific supplies the unit as a total service offer and supplies, replenishes and removes all absorbent products in an integrated lease program.


Australia set to align with EU chemical standards

19 April, 2007 by Kylie Wilson-Field, Journalist

In Australia today, there is no national approach to the management and control of workplace hazardous chemicals. Codes and practices are governed by each state and territory, which makes it difficult to impose national OH&S regulations


Asbestos disease predictions too low

11 April, 2007

The future incidence of asbestos-related disease has been underestimated, according to an epidemiologist from The Australian National University.


New Dangerous Goods Code scheduled

21 March, 2007

New Australian Dangerous Goods Code 7th Edition (ADG7) regulations are scheduled to take effect from 1 January 2008 following unanimous approval by Transport Ministers.


Safeguarding a new OPAL reactor

20 March, 2007

A $350 million OPAL reactor is soon to produce neutrons for eight neutron beam instruments (NBI) that will enable scientists to investigate the atomic structure of new materials, chemical reaction kinetics and biological processes


Dust collectors

20 March, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.donaldsonfilters.com.au/

Keeping things clean and saving you money - Donaldson's new Modular Baghouse dust collectors offer the perfect solution for cleaning up the industrial work environment.


Reckless endangerment charges after explosion

19 March, 2007

Two men will stand trial under the ‘reckless endangerment’ provision of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after making acetylene gas bombs at one of the men’s workplaces.


Asbestos inspection program in SA

02 March, 2007

An inspection program targeting asbestos will take place in Western Australia throughout March.


Industry forces extension to chemical standard

02 March, 2007

Concerns from the chemical industry have forced the ASCC to extend the deadline for comment on the proposed National OHS Standards for Managing Workplace Hazardous Chemicals.


Cleaning equipment

21 February, 2007 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

Tennant cleaning equipment claims to improve productivity, safety and site cleanliness. The scrubbers are AQIS and NSF approved and suitable for use in and around food processing areas.


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