Can’t I just put my Class 3 Flammables on a shelf or pallet?  Class 3 Flammable Liquids are Dangerous Goods and are highly flammable, explosive (at the right concentration levels), and capable of auto...

    Why do I need a flammable liquids cabinet? 
    How flammable liquids cabinets reduce safety and compliance risk 
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    How flammable liquids cabinets reduce safety and compliance risk 

    Class 3 Flammable Liquids require careful management and storage and in this blog, we’ll be outlining 8 key ways an indoor safety cabinet — manufactured to Australia Standard AS1940:2017 – The storage...

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    Why does my flammable liquids cabinet have self-closing doors? 
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    Why does my flammable liquids cabinet have self-closing doors? 

    In Australia, safety cabinets for storing flammable and combustible liquids should have doors that automatically close, and are held shut with at least 2 x fail-safe catches. This is a requirement und...

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    What happens if I overload my flammable liquids cabinet past its capacity rating? 
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    What happens if I overload my flammable liquids cabinet past its capacity rating? 

    Flammable liquids cabinets in Australia have a capacity rating that must be displayed on the front of the cabinet and clearly visible whenever the cabinet doors are closed. In this blog we’ll be discu...

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    Flammable liquids management: learning from experts, evidence and experience 
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    Flammable liquids management: learning from experts, evidence and experience 

    This is our final blog in the Good Work Design and Flammable Liquids series, and today we’ll be discussing Principle 10 — learning from experts, evidence, and experience when developing safe work syst...

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    Good work design: the systematic approach to flammable liquids risk management
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    Good work design: the systematic approach to flammable liquids risk management

     Today’s blog discusses Good Work Design Principle 9 — managing hazards and actively pursuing continuous improvement. We’ll be demonstrating what risk management and continuous improvement looks like ...

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    Good work design: involving your workers in flammable liquids safety 
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    Good work design: involving your workers in flammable liquids safety 

    Consulting with your workers is an essential requirement under Australian work health and safety legislation and it’s also an important principle of good work design. In this blog we’ll be discussing ...

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    Flammable liquids safety: the role of leaders and decision makers 
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    Flammable liquids safety: the role of leaders and decision makers 

    Good work design is more effective when your organisation has the visible commitment of key leaders and decision makers. So in this blog we’ll be looking at how business owners and senior management c...

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    Applying good work design principles across the operational lifecycle of flammable liquids  
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    Applying good work design principles across the operational lifecycle of flammable liquids  

    This blog continues our series on applying the principles of Good Work Design to Class 3 Flammable Liquids storage and handling. In this edition we’ll be unpacking some of the key steps in the supply ...

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    Putting good work design into practice on your Class 3 Flammable Liquids 
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    Putting good work design into practice on your Class 3 Flammable Liquids 

    Have you been reading our blog series on applying the principles of good work design to flammable liquids safety? In today’s post we’ll be unpacking Principle 5 — ensuring your flammable liquids stora...

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    A quick guide to determining the need for bunding and secondary containment  
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    A quick guide to determining the need for bunding and secondary containment  

    If you carry any type of Class 3 Flammable Liquids at your job site, you must be able to fully contain any chemical leaks and spills, as well as the resulting effluent.  In today’s blog we’ll be discu...

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    Designing out risk and hazards when using Class 3 Flammable Liquids 
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    Designing out risk and hazards when using Class 3 Flammable Liquids 

    This blog is part of an informative series on the 10 Principles of Good Work Design — as they relate to Class 3 Flammable Liquids. Today we’ll be explaining how to break down a job task to design out ...

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