6 problems with using indoor flammable storage cabinets outside
Featured Article

6 problems with using indoor flammable storage cabinets outside

Oct 12, 2017 Posted by Walter Ingles

Read More

5 Hazards of Transporting Gas Bottles

On a daily basis, dangerous gases are used by many people for a wide range of applications such as heating, welding, cutting and cooling. As gas is an air-like substance, it will freely expand to fill any space, irrespective of its size. Gas must be put under immense pressure to be efficiently conta...
Read More

Examples of flammable liquids and their flash points

If you work with dangerous or hazardous goods, you need to know exactly how to store them safely. Class 3 flammable liquids are particularly likely to cause workplace fires and explosions, so it's important to store them in carefully controlled environments. In this article we take a look at the rol...
Read More

6 problems with using indoor flammable storage cabinets outside

In recent years it has become increasingly common for people to use indoor dangerous goods storage cabinets to store flammable liquids in outdoor environments. However this dangerous goods storage practice is non-compliant and poses great safety and environmental risks.
Read More

WHAT ARE CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES?

Throughout your working career, it is likely that you have used corrosives without being aware of their dangerous chemical properties. To define corrosive substances, you could call them:  “substances that degrade certain materials such as metal and stone, through complex chemical processes”
Read More

How to Store Flammable Liquids and Corrosive Substances in a Compliant manner

When using chemicals in the workplace or in your lab, it is very important that you store Class 3 Flammable Liquids and Class 8 Corrosive Substances in a way that minimises risk to people, property and equipment. The Australian Standards provide industry with excellent guidelines on how to store dan...
Read More

Flammable liquids and ignition sources

  What is an ignition source? ...and what risks do they impose in the work places? An ignition source is an object that will provide enough heat energy to cause a flammable substance, being a liquid or other, to ignite and burn spontaneously.
Read More

Can you store Class 3 Flammable Liquids with Class 8 Corrosive Substances?

  When storing and handling chemicals and dangerous goods in the workplace, it is important that this is conducted in accordance to AS3833-2007 The Storage and Handling of Mixed Classes. As AS3833-2007 outlines, Class 3 Flammable Liquids and Class 8 Corrosive Substances should not be stored together...
Read More
adspot-1.jpg

How to segregate different classes of dangerous goods

How to segregate the 9 different classes of dangerous goods in a way which will reduce risk to people propoerty and the environment. 

Download eBook

Like what you’re reading?

I want to subscribe!

new subscribe module.jpg