Designed to aid in the battle to save lives against deadly asbestos exposure, the Octfolio Asbestos Information Management Software and website has been launched.
Asbestos Awareness Month from 1-30 November 2013 aims to educate as many Australians as possible about the dangers of asbestos and how best to manage it.
Minister for Workplace Relations Bill Shorten has announced the appointment of a CEO to head up the new Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) and the appointment of the 10 members of the ASEA Council.
When it comes to cleaning up the next massive crude oil spill, an eco-friendly solution for the job may be low-grade cotton from West Texas.
Following a spate of incidents of non-compliance relating to asbestos handling, Telstra has announced a number of requirements for its three key NBN rollout contractors.
SafeWork SA and the Environment Protection Authority have completed the first stage of a joint audit of licensed asbestos removalists to assess safety practices at depots and worksites.
The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has released the Hazardous Waste Data Assessment.
Yesterday (15 May), the Australian Parliament passed a landmark law to better protect Australian offshore workers and Australia’s pristine marine environment.
Safe Work Australia is hosting a series of training and information sessions to raise awareness and understanding of the hazard classification, safety data sheet and labelling requirements for workplace chemicals in the model Work Health and Safety regulations, which incorporates the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).
The Duperthal range of flammable storage solutions offers advanced German-engineered functionality with compliance to Australian Standard AS 1940 and AS 2243.10.
Over the last 10 years, the safety maturity of many commercial and industrial sectors has increased dramatically. No longer is it just the safety managers or supervisors prioritising safety in the workplace, so are workers on all levels.
WorkSafe is reminding Victorians to take particular care during the clean-up of their properties to avoid potential exposure to asbestos.