Gas and Gases: No doubt you have gone from knowing that gas was one of the four known elements of life (air, water, fire and earth) to something much more complex.  If you have ever studied gases in c...

    Dangerous goods: Class 2 - Gases
    Dangerous Goods: Class 1 Explosives
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    Dangerous Goods: Class 1 Explosives

    Fireworks, bombs, detonators and gunpowder.  We all know what these reactions look and sound like but do we really know what they really are?  Class 1 Dangerous goods; Explosives, are used in a large ...

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    What is the difference between dangerous goods and hazardous substances?
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    What is the difference between dangerous goods and hazardous substances?

    No matter what industry you are in, or where your business is located; at some stage in your life you would have no doubt had something to do with either dangerous goods or hazardous substances. Perha...

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    The 9 classes of dangerous goods
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    The 9 classes of dangerous goods

    The Australian Dangerous Goods Code establishes all hazardous substances into 9 different dangerous goods classes according to their physical and chemical properties and the risks that they present.

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    What are the risks associated with dangerous goods?
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    What are the risks associated with dangerous goods?

    No doubt you’ve heard of the term dangerous goods before, and the same goes for hazardous substances, hazmat, hazchem, flammable liquids and corrosive substances.  You probably know that they’re all r...

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    Ventilation requirements for flammable solids storage cabinets
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    Ventilation requirements for flammable solids storage cabinets

    If your organisation stores or uses any class 4 flammable solids such as carbon, sulphur, or phosphorus, it’s important to minimise risk to people, property and the environment by storing these hazard...

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    What is the difference between flammable and combustible liquids?
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    What is the difference between flammable and combustible liquids?

    Put simply, flammable and combustible liquids are liquids that can burn.  The real difference lies within their flash point range, which is the lowest temperature at which vapours of the material will...

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    What are Explosives?
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    What are Explosives?

    The word explosives immediately suggests a brilliant display of fireworks or the shocking release of power in the form of a billowing mushroom cloud. If your organization has anything to do with explo...

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    Examples of corrosive substances and their pH levels
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    Examples of corrosive substances and their pH levels

    Corrosive substances are destructive materials that pose great risks to people, property and the environment. As corrosive substances pose major risk in our workplaces, it's very important to become f...

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