We’ve reached Part 5 of our series on flammable liquids compliance. In the last 4 blogs we’ve reviewed the legislation and Codes of Practice underpinning chemical safety in Australia, now we’ll be exp...

    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 5) meeting Australian Safety Standards 
    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 4) using Codes of Practice 
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    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 4) using Codes of Practice 

    Have you been reading our new blog series on flammable liquids compliance? We’re walking you through the different pieces of legislation and government documents that create a legal obligation when yo...

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    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 3) Navigating the WHS Regulations 
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    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 3) Navigating the WHS Regulations 

    This blog is part 3 in our series of blogs on flammable liquids compliance. In today’s blog we take a closer look at the WHS Regulations and provide examples of how they could apply to the Class 3 Fla...

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    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 2) applying the WHS Act 
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    Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 2) applying the WHS Act 

    Did you read Part 1 of our flammable liquids compliance series? We introduced you to the legislative framework that underpins safety laws in Australia and we outlined the key legislation that applies ...

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    Do I need to ventilate my indoor flammable liquids cabinet? 
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    Do I need to ventilate my indoor flammable liquids cabinet? 

    Flammable liquids are Class 3 Dangerous Goods and produce flammable vapours that can ignite at room temperature. Many flammable liquids also emit other hazardous fumes which can be toxic and corrosive...

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    Flammable Liquids Compliance Obligations (Part 1) legislative framework in Australia 
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    Flammable Liquids Compliance Obligations (Part 1) legislative framework in Australia 

    Many business owners, managers and supervisors get a little uneasy when they hear the words ‘legislation’ or ‘compliance’. Not because they are doing anything wrong — running a complex operation that ...

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    Installing a flammable liquids cabinet in the warehouse 
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    Installing a flammable liquids cabinet in the warehouse 

    Warehouses are often hazardous working environments and great care must be taken if you decide to install a flammable liquids cabinet in an area that may already contain incompatible substances, ignit...

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    How a flammable liquids cabinet reduces chemical spill hazards 
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    How a flammable liquids cabinet reduces chemical spill hazards 

    It is a requirement of both Australian Safety Standards and the WHS Regulations to prevent chemical spills - this includes Class 3 Flammable Liquids. In this blog we’ll be looking at the types of haza...

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    4 Essential steps for keeping flammable liquids in the laboratory 
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    4 Essential steps for keeping flammable liquids in the laboratory 

    Laboratories are often hazardous environments that contain numerous chemical, biological and safety hazards. The presence of Class 3 Flammable Liquids can increase the risks even further if the labora...

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    How to install a flammable liquids cabinet 
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    How to install a flammable liquids cabinet 

    If you’ve just purchased a flammable liquids cabinet — or even if you’ve been using them for years — read this blog. We walk you through the essential steps when installing a flammable liquids cabinet...

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    What’s the difference between an indoor and outdoor flammable liquids cabinet? 
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    What’s the difference between an indoor and outdoor flammable liquids cabinet? 

    One of the most common questions our team of Field Auditors get asked is … ‘should I store my flammable liquids indoors or outside?’ And like most Work Health and Safety questions, the answer is … ‘th...

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    Conducting a post-installation check on your flammable liquids cabinet 
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    Conducting a post-installation check on your flammable liquids cabinet 

    You’ve just purchased a shiny new cabinet for your Class 3 Flammable Liquids… but is it installed correctly? Is it in the right place? Is it being used correctly? If the answer is no, there is a possi...

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