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    Training Staff and Contractors in Flammable Liquids Safety
    How to identify hazards in your flammable liquids handling and storage areas
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    How to identify hazards in your flammable liquids handling and storage areas

    Identifying hazards is the first (and arguably most important) step in managing and controlling risks and reducing the likelihood of someone being harmed on your job site. Flammable liquid hazards can...

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    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for flammable liquids
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    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for flammable liquids

    Whenever flammable or combustible liquids are used and stored at a worksite, everyone onsite must be provided with personal protective equipment appropriate to the job they do and how much exposure th...

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    Three Workplace Accidents Involving Gas Cylinders That Could Have Been Avoided
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    Three Workplace Accidents Involving Gas Cylinders That Could Have Been Avoided

    ‘It’s easy to be wise after the event’ says Sherlock Holmes, but when workplace safety is involved it’s essential to analyse dangerous incidents and workplace accidents — using the information to impr...

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    Leaking gas cylinders and asphyxiation hazards
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    Leaking gas cylinders and asphyxiation hazards

    Leaking gas cylinders can quickly create an asphyxiation risk to workers and personnel entering a (now) oxygen deficient atmosphere. This blog looks at how asphyxiation hazards are created by leaking ...

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    Why gas cylinders should be stored outside
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    Why gas cylinders should be stored outside

    AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders recommends that wherever possible, compressed gases in cylinders should be stored outside. This blog looks at three hazards which are the p...

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    Gas cylinder stores: emergency planning
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    Gas cylinder stores: emergency planning

    Gases stored in cylinders introduce a complex set of hazards to any workplace. Careful risk assessment and emergency planning is required to minimise the risk of harm to workers or other personnel enc...

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    Compressed gases in cylinders: when do you need a risk assessment?
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    Compressed gases in cylinders: when do you need a risk assessment?

    Compressed gases in cylinders are dangerous goods and must be stored and handled carefully. Here at STOREMASTA we have developed our own risk management methodology IDENTIFY - ASSESS - CONTROL - SUSTA...

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    Ensuring your gas cylinder store complies with WHS safety legislation in Australia
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    Ensuring your gas cylinder store complies with WHS safety legislation in Australia

    If your workplace stores compressed gases in cylinders you’ll need to follow the guidelines of AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders to control all the hazards associated with t...

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    Storing Gas Cylinders Safely: ‘Minor Storage’ Requirements
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    Storing Gas Cylinders Safely: ‘Minor Storage’ Requirements

    How many gas bottles do you handle and store at your worksite? Even worksites with small quantities have obligations under Australian WHS legislation. This blog looks at AS4332-2004 - The storage and ...

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    Corrosive gases in cylinders: safe storage and handling
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    Corrosive gases in cylinders: safe storage and handling

    Corrosive gases are classed among Class 2.3 Toxic Gases and have the potential to burn or destroy organic tissue. This blog takes a closer look at the range of hazards presented by corrosive gases sto...

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    Constructing a gas cylinder store
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    Constructing a gas cylinder store

    Gas cylinder stores must be constructed according to the requirements of AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders. This blog discusses some of the key requirements of the Standard ...

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