Part One  of this series of articles examines the toxic substances used in Australian workplaces and how to identify them and the hazards they present.

    How to Safely Store and Handle Toxic Substances: A Complete Guide - Part Two
    The 9 Classes Of Dangerous Goods
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    The 9 Classes Of Dangerous Goods

    If your organisation works with dangerous goods, the compliance of your operations is vital to the safety of your staff, property, the environment and the wider community. There are 9 classes of dange...

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    How Do You Calculate Spill Bund Capacity For Different Classes Of  Dangerous Goods?
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    How Do You Calculate Spill Bund Capacity For Different Classes Of  Dangerous Goods?

    When working with dangerous goods, it’s important to have control measures in place that can minimise the impact that an accident would have, not only on your staff and your facilities but the surroun...

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    How to Safely Store and Handle Toxic Substances: A Complete Guide - Part One
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    How to Safely Store and Handle Toxic Substances: A Complete Guide - Part One

    According to the Australian Standard, AS/NZS 4452-1997 - The storage and handling of toxic substances, a toxic substance is one that can harm human health or, at worst, cause death or serious injury i...

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    Examples Of Highly Flammable Chemicals Used In The Lab
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    Examples Of Highly Flammable Chemicals Used In The Lab

    Working with flammable chemicals is just part of the normal work week  for many Laboratory Managers. Over the course of their career, lab technicians will be exposed to a wide range of flammable chemi...

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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 can pose a serious risk to the workplace. As a destructive substance, it's important to understand the hazardous properties of corrosive substances, so you can ensure they’re used...

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    3 Types Of Chemical Health Hazards Found In The Workplace
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    3 Types Of Chemical Health Hazards Found In The Workplace

    A chemical hazard refers to the risks that surround using a chemical. In the workplace, we find two types of chemical hazards: health hazards and physicochemical hazards. The term chemical health haza...

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    How To Safely Store Oxygen Cylinders In The Workplace
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    How To Safely Store Oxygen Cylinders In The Workplace

    With the increased supply of oxygen cylinders worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are handling and storing oxygen cylinders. While oxygen is used for first aid and medical as...

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    Is Diesel Flammable Or Combustible?
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    Is Diesel Flammable Or Combustible?

    Is your organisation powered by diesel fuel? From agriculture to mining, a broad range of industries rely on diesel to fuel their operations. However, due to the potentially dangerous properties assoc...

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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Three
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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Three

    Part One of this series of articles outlines the principles for preventing liquid spills and leaks in the workplace, which includes a combination of good site management, liquid storage management, ac...

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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Two
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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Two

    Part One of this series of articles outlines the principles for preventing liquid spills and leaks in the workplace, which includes a combination of good site management, liquid storage management, ac...

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    How to Store Explosives: A Complete Guide
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    How to Store Explosives: A Complete Guide

    The storage requirements for Class 1: Explosives can vary enormously, depending on the type of explosive being stored and its intended use.

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