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Dangerous Goods Consultant’s Forum held last week

Reported by Haydee | 10 May, 2017

The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s annual Dangerous Goods Consultant’s Forum held last week was an opportunity for approved consultants to gather together to review and endorse dangerous goods storage and handling proposals.

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DMP lists top 10 dangerous goods safety issues

Reported by Haydee | 27 Oct, 2016

DMP has developed a summary of top ten non-compliances identified during the inspections to help educate dangerous good sites and improve level of compliance.


Safety and health experts to speak during safety conference

Reported by Haydee | 04 Dec, 2015

Safety and health experts from the Department of Mines and Petroleum will be presenting at the annual Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) conference and exhibition from the 5th to 9th of December in Perth.

Have Your Say on Victoria’s Dangerous Goods Code of Practice

Reported by Admin | 10 Apr, 2013

Dangerous goods are materials that can be corrosive, explosive, flammable, spontaneously combustible, toxic, oxidising or water-reactive. They can be deadly and seriously damage property as well as the environment. The Dangerous Goods Act The Dangerous Goods Act 1985 outlines the duties for the manufacture, storage, transport, transfer, sale and also use of dangerous goods and …

NT Worksafe Cleared…..by NT Worksafe, in Edith River Derailment

Reported by Angela | 05 Mar, 2012

  Edith River Derailment. Picture courtesy of www.news.com.au The investigation into the derailment of a train carrying copper concentrate near Katherine in the Northern Territory on December 27, 2011 continues, with the drivers of the train being cleared by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. The report states that the ‘drivers were suitably qualified, competent and …

VIC: Seaford Inspection Yields Positive Results

Reported by Admin | 20 Mar, 2010

WorkSafe inspectors will return to Seaford to check on businesses in the area. Inspectors dropped by Seaford as part of WorkSafe’s safety campaign in February. They issued 79 safety improvement notices during the visit. In the return trip, WorkSafe inspectors will check if the businesses concerned complied with the notices. They will also conduct additional …