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    HAZCHEM Safety: Transferring hazardous chemicals
    Flammable Liquids Safety: Using Jerrycans and Portable Containers
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    Flammable Liquids Safety: Using Jerrycans and Portable Containers

    Did you know that common flammable liquids, such as petrol, diesel fuel, kerosene and turps can be ignited by static electricity? And we’re talking about static electricity from simple everyday items ...

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    What Are Flammable Liquids?
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    What Are Flammable Liquids?

    If you work with any kind of flammable liquid — whether it’s in a manufacturing facility, a laboratory or a mechanical workshop — you probably are already aware of how important it is to handle and st...

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    What Are The Class 3 Flammable Liquid Storage Requirements For Indoors?
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    What Are The Class 3 Flammable Liquid Storage Requirements For Indoors?

    When your business is carrying flammable liquids, it’s important that you not only understand the chemical and physical properties of these substances, but how to handle and store them in a safe and c...

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    The importance of dangerous goods signage
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    The importance of dangerous goods signage

    Dangerous Goods are substances that pose an immediate threat to people, property and the environment. Because of the significant risks associated with dangerous goods, all storage facilities used for ...

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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 (PPE). This PPE must be appropriate for the job that th...

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    What Are Flammable Substances?
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    What Are Flammable Substances?

    When you’re dealing with Dangerous Goods, there are many physical and chemical properties that you must consider if you’re to ensure the safe handling and storage of these substances. One of the most ...

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    Is Oil Flammable?
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    Is Oil Flammable?

    For businesses powered by their equipment or their fleet, engine oil is an essential product that may be stored in bulk onsite. Whether you’ve got just a few drums in your workshop or you’re carrying ...

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    Responding to incorrect or unlabeled chemicals
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    Responding to incorrect or unlabeled chemicals

    Business owners and operators have a legal obligation to ensure that their hazardous chemicals held at the workplace are labeled correctly, and in accordance with the model WHS Regulations. This blog ...

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    How to manage chemical hazards in the workplace
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    How to manage chemical hazards in the workplace

    If your organisation uses hazardous substances, it is very important that you store and handle them in a safe and compliant manner. The safe storage of hazardous chemicals helps reduce the risk that t...

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    Compatibility Of Class 3 Flammable Liquids With Other Classes Dangerous Goods
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    Compatibility Of Class 3 Flammable Liquids With Other Classes Dangerous Goods

    Are you aware of the risks involved with storing flammable liquids with incompatible  dangerous goods? If you’re carrying chemicals in your workplace, you must consider how incompatible classes of dan...

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    3 Ways to Control Ignition Sources at Your Flammable Liquids Store
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    3 Ways to Control Ignition Sources at Your Flammable Liquids Store

    Flammable liquids are found at just about every workplace. From fuels to common cleaning agents, solvents, paints, waxes and polishes, Class 3 Flammable Liquids are commonly used chemicals that are es...

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