Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) stored in cylinders is used at workplaces all over Australia. But because LPG is also one of the most common household fuels, it’s easy to forget that LPG is actually a C...

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    Outline of the different gas bottle sizes in Australia
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    Outline of the different gas bottle sizes in Australia

    In Australia compressed gases are stored in three different cylinders types, each with their own standard sizes denoted by a letter code. In this blog we outline the different gas bottle types and siz...

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    LPG Gas bottle sizes
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    LPG Gas bottle sizes

    LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) is one of the most familiar gases used in Australia, both at home and in the workplace. It’s fuel for the famous Aussie BBQ,  as well as camping activities, heating, cook...

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    LPG Gas Bottle Location Regulations
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    LPG Gas Bottle Location Regulations

    Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) is a Class 2.1 flammable gas and must be located and positioned safely, according to AS 4332—2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders. This blog looks at the s...

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    Different types of gas bottles used in the workplace
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    Different types of gas bottles used in the workplace

    Compressed gases are used in workplaces everywhere, and in Australia they are classified as Dangerous Goods. Extreme care must be taken when storing and handling gas cylinders, and it is important to ...

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    Gas bottle safety in the workplace
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    Gas bottle safety in the workplace

    Compressed gases stored at high pressure in cylinders, present significant dangers and hazards to workplaces all over Australia. This blog looks at gas bottle safety: how to store cylinders safely as ...

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    How to sustain compliance with hazardous chemical storage regulations
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    How to sustain compliance with hazardous chemical storage regulations

    You’ve been through the whole risk management process and your chemical storage areas are all squeaky clean. Awesome. But before you breathe a sigh of relief… don’t forget that to sustain compliance y...

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    How to assess chemical hazards in the workplace
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    How to assess chemical hazards in the workplace

    Assessing the risks and dangers of the chemical hazards at your workplace is a critical step in safety management. Chemical hazards can cause fires, explosions, asphyxiation, burns and respiratory dam...

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    How to identify chemical hazards in the workplace
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    How to identify chemical hazards in the workplace

    Working with chemicals safely is a key goal at many workplaces. However you can’t create a safe operating procedure or install the right safety equipment if you don’t know exactly what you’re dealing ...

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    How to segregate incompatible hazardous chemicals
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    How to segregate incompatible hazardous chemicals

    Many chemicals used in the workplace are incompatible — meaning they can create violent reactions if they’re mixed (or sometimes even just contact one another). Mixing incompatible chemicals like blea...

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    How to prevent incidents from hazardous chemicals used in the workplace
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    How to prevent incidents from hazardous chemicals used in the workplace

     Incidents from hazardous chemicals have shut down whole towns, decimated coastlines and cost the lives of thousands of workers from all over the world…most times needlessly. This blog introduces the ...

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    How to work safely with hazardous chemicals
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    How to work safely with hazardous chemicals

    Chemicals are a major part of our post-modern lives. In fact many of the comforts and technologies that make our lives easier and more efficient are only available to us because of hazardous chemicals...

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