Hazardous goods

Assessing the management of asbestos

27 May, 2013

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.


Publication of hazardous waste data assessment

17 May, 2013

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has released the Hazardous Waste Data Assessment.


New safety rules to protect offshore workers

16 May, 2013

Yesterday (15 May), the Australian Parliament passed a landmark law to better protect Australian offshore workers and Australia’s pristine marine environment.


GHS classification and labelling training

13 May, 2013

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).


Duperthal flammable storage cabinet with integrated drawer

16 April, 2013 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

The Duperthal range of flammable storage solutions offers advanced German-engineered functionality with compliance to Australian Standard AS 1940 and AS 2243.10.


The change in cleaning processes to ensure a safer workplace

20 February, 2013 by Murray McDonald*, director of Duplex Cleaning Machines

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.


Safe removal of asbestos from bushfire-damaged properties

31 January, 2013

WorkSafe is reminding Victorians to take particular care during the clean-up of their properties to avoid potential exposure to asbestos.


Laboratory Systems Group vented storage cabinet

17 January, 2013 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

The vented storage cabinet provides a suitable ventilated storage solution for odorous samples.


Silvan Australia 440 L diesel bunding tank

20 December, 2012 | Supplied by: Silvan Australia Pty Ltd

Silvan Australia has added to its range a bunding tank for its 400 L Diesel Pro transfer tank which is suitable for farmers, contractors, resource companies, earthmovers and civil engineering businesses.


Cylinder safety a hot issue this summer, says BOC

10 December, 2012

BOC said summer signals an important time for gas users to sharpen their focus on safety protocols, particularly with the use of compressed gas cylinders.


Enware Enpac spill-containment range

05 December, 2012 | Supplied by: Enware Australia Pty Ltd

The Enpac range of spill containment and dispensing solutions is designed to respond to workplace hazards such as chemical spills.


Laboratory Systems Group Smoothflow ducted fume cupboard

22 November, 2012 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

The Smoothflow ducted fume cupboard is suitable for operator protection from chemicals and contaminants used in laboratory applications.


Idrotech Elefante fog maker

08 November, 2012 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Idrotech’s Elefante fog maker can be used to combat dust problems at mine sites.


Yass training day for drumMuster inspectors

06 November, 2012

Two of drumMuster’s employees sat down with workers at Yass Transfer Station to get some lessons in drum inspecting.


Hazibag Barrier Sack sand-less sack

29 October, 2012 | Supplied by: Hazibag

The Barrier Sack is a sand-less sandbag. In its box it is flat, light and easy to store and handle.


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