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Adhesives and sealants come in different forms. They can pose safety risks to workers in the form of fires and explosions, or health risks due to their chemical properties.
There have been instances where workers have been exposed to unsafe situations as a result of inadvertent contact with substances stored in sample bags/containers which have deteriorated during pro
Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid (Class 3 Packing Group II dangerous good).
The fruit picking industry uses bow ladders so that workers can reach and pick fruit from tree canopies.
Contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin resulting from a worker coming into contact with a substance.
There are two forms of contact dermatitis:
Conveyors may have a number of moving parts and potential nip points, which can make them a dangerous item of equipment.
A person with management or control of plant must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that any plant used to lift or transport a freely suspended load is specifically designed for that pur
Fibreglass is a synthetic fibre formed by melting glass in a furnace. The molten material is then forced through small holes to form the filaments or fibre.
A worker was fatally injured while attempting to correct an operating problem on a combine harvester with a header attachment.
Fragile roofing materials include corroded corrugated steel cladding, structurally unsound roof members, plastic sheeting, wired glass, skylights and corrugated asbestos-cement roof sheeting.