Chemical hazards in the workplace
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Chemical hazards in the workplace

Jun 29, 2018 Posted by Walter Ingles

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    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 ...

    How to identify chemical hazards in the workplace
    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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    Guidelines for storing chemicals in the lab
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    Guidelines for storing chemicals in the lab

    Laboratories typically store a lot of different types of hazardous chemicals. And because laboratories are often compact places where experiments and tests are being conducted simultaneously, it can b...

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    How to store hazardous chemicals legally and safely
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    How to store hazardous chemicals legally and safely

    If you use any hazardous chemicals at your worksite, you are responsible for ensuring they are stored safely in a way that complies with the current WHS Regulation in your state or territory. This blo...

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    Chemical handling and storage procedure
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    Chemical handling and storage procedure

    To make sure the hazardous chemicals at your workplace are handled and stored correctly, it is essential to have a Chemical Management Procedure (CMP). Your CMP will include a full risk assessment of ...

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    3 types of chemical health hazards found in workplace
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    3 types of chemical health hazards found in workplace

    The term “chemical hazard” refers to the risks that surround using a chemical. In the workplace there are two types of chemical hazards: health hazards and physicochemical hazards. This blog looks at ...

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    Chemical hazards in the workplace
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    Chemical hazards in the workplace

    Using chemicals has allowed humanity to improve work processes and manufacture innovative products and technologies that would unlikely be achieved without them. But chemicals are often flammable, tox...

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    5 Steps to Storing Chemicals Safely in the Workplace
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    5 Steps to Storing Chemicals Safely in the Workplace

    Here at STOREMASTA we’re serious about safe chemical storage so here is our quick five step plan to ensure the hazardous chemicals stored in your workplace are safe and comply with Australian WHS laws...

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    Mandatory signs for hazardous chemicals stored at your workplace
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    Mandatory signs for hazardous chemicals stored at your workplace

    In Australia any hazardous chemical that is used, handled or stored at a workplace must be correctly labelled. This blog focuses on the placards and labels required by Australian WHS Regulations and h...

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    Understanding Chemicals in the Workplace
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    Understanding Chemicals in the Workplace

    In 1984 at a pesticide plant in India, 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate gas leaked into the atmosphere and exposed 500,000 people to the toxic substance. More than 3,000 people died within a few days an...

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