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Local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems provide a positive means of removing airborne contaminants from the working environment by capturing them at their source.
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.
Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid (Class 3 Packing Group II dangerous good).
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
Any farming property can be a dangerous place for children. Unintentional injury can occur when adults underestimate the level of risk and hazard of farm activities.
The hazards of working in or around vehicle service pits can include:
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.
In large shopping centres, stores frequently contract out the management of their shopping trolleys to collection companies.
In August 2014, an opal miner lost his life when he fell into a blind Caldwell shaft on the opal fields.