The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is reminding Western Australians to make safety a priority when using or transporting common dangerous goods like pool chemicals or LP gas cylinders this summer.
DMIRS reminds transport operators of the potential costs of non-compliance for transporting dangerous goods
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a reminder to transport operators of the potential costs for not complying with Dangerous Goods legislation regarding safety equipment, including Personal Protective Equipment, placarding and emergency procedures.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is reminding workers in the agriculture industry to prioritise safety when working with dangerous goods ahead of the Mingenew Midwest Expo and Newdegate Machinery Field Days.
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.
A dairy company a transport company and its employee have been fined for not carrying dangerous goods transport documentation.
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 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.
A safety inspection will target companies storing dangerous goods in the coming months.
Dangerous Goods officers will be present during the 2015 Chemcentre Open Day to highlight their role in regulating dangerous goods.
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 …
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 …
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 …