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• Small nuclear reactors, the next generation • Safe lifting option for historic brewery’s hop room • Cowboy fall prevention contractor crisis • Inside Safety Suppliers Directory

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contents 21 07 Precise, safe lifting solution for brewer 08 Cowboy fall prevention contract crisis 14 Faster, safer dozer maintenance 17 Global leader takes on risk management changes 21 Deepwater Horizon, a tale of fire and fury 27 The last line of protection 30 Five steps to managing fatigue

04 lead story The next generation of small modular reactors have the potential to revolutionise the safety and business case for nuclear being a viable remote power generation option.

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nside Safety continues to grow and develop as a niche publication for Aspermont, providing news and analysis of safety issues and product developments across our key sectors of mining, industrial and energy. The publication has enjoyed strong support in its infancy from key operators and suppliers covering all aspects of the business of safety and it will continue to be distributed on a quarterly basis to our readers of Australia’s Mining Monthly, Contractor and WME magazines as well as provided as a digital edition on Energy News Bulletin. Our readers and advertisers can look forward to continued growth of this product in both size and reach, with the next four editions planned to hit the street during the 2014 financial year in the months of September, December, March and June. Back to the current, in this edition we have a diverse range of coverage including our lead story which takes a look at the potential future of nuclear for remote power generation, an

industry intrinsically linked to the word safety – albeit not always for positive reasons – and which relies on critical safety performance like no other for its social licence to operate. The discussion in this article centres on the next generation of small modular reactors, which could be mass produced in a controlled manner in factories, transported by ship, rail or road and be reused throughout their lifecycle to fuel existing generation technology in off-the-grid locations. This would be a complete departure from the highly customised, site-specific, large nuclear power plants we commonly recognise today – and the highly complex policy frameworks that must accompany them – to a much more compact and standardised reactor, which would feature integral safety in a contained module. It would see the fuel source remain in a sealed unit for its life-cycle, returning to the factor from which it came, once spent, to be dealt with in a controlled manner. The highly standardised, mass-produced

concept is what proponents of the technology are pinning their hopes on in terms of gaining acceptance in a jurisdiction like Australia – the theory is that this characteristic could be reflected in any regulatory framework and adapted en masse once established and accepted. The argument is a simple one in terms of technology, generating performance and even cost but the complexity creeps in when you attempt to change the tide of negative public opinion – particularly following the relatively recent Fukushima disaster in Japan – and lobby for necessary legislative and regulatory changes to facilitate the roll-out of such technology. We have once again broken our feature coverage down into the relevant sectors to provide ease of readership and a large variety of coverage throughout the publication. If you operate in this sector and have a story to tell or a product to sell we would enjoy hearing from you. The cut-off date for the next edition is July 18. michael.cairnduff@aspermont.com

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Will SMRs revolutionise nuclear acceptance? The next generation of small modular reactors has the potential to revolutionise the safety and business case for nuclear being a viable remote power generation option, provided proponents can gain regulatory acceptance for the devices and sell their safety message to business and the general public. Michael Cairnduff reports

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Sydney business group was told in March there was real potential for off-grid nuclear power generation courtesy of small modular reactors (SMRs) in the decades to come, revolutionising the cost competitiveness of remote infrastructure projects in vast and remote terrain like Australia. Speaking at a Sydney Mining Club luncheon, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) chief executive office Dr Adrian (Adi) Paterson said the use of SMRs had the potential to breathe energy into remote locations globally and drive other industries such as agriculture. ANSTO is considered a credible voice in the global nuclear innovation arena and is providing the project proponents, including the Warren Centre and Worley Parsons, with world-class advice on research, regulatory regimes and innovation in nuclear science and technology. “The underlying message is that the generation of nuclear that we have been through globally – which took us from the first experimental reactors about 60 years ago through to the reactors we have today – has really been a journey towards more and more megawatts per reactor,” Dr Paterson said. “So the big reactors today, if you took one of the European designs, are typically 1600MW – a real big beast – and if you put two of them on one site you have about 7-8% of Australia’s electricity requirements. “That journey is essentially complete, in my view. Big countries like India and China with large populations will build fleets of these large reactors. They have increasingly good safety cases – in many cases they have inherent safety, where they can’t fail in the way other reactors have failed in the past.” The key nuclear motivation for these big countries with large grids, according to Dr Paterson, was to reduce their carbon footprint and have a high level of fuel security. “At exactly the same time in all of those countries that currently have nuclear fleets – and indeed the new entrants – there is a keen

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ANSTO chief executive office Dr Adrian (Adi) Paterson.

interest in another class of reactors that start at around 10MW and go up to, depending on what your preference is, to about 150MW or even as much as 250MW. “These typically fall into the class of what we call SMRs. The basic business proposition for a SMR is that you pack into the functionality of the reactor a highly safe, highly economic, highly reproducible and standardised reactor that you can roll out in a very efficient way in remote and other sites.” Dr Paterson said the concept of the SMR was not a new one, but simply an old idea that had been reinvented for the new era. He said there was a small modular reactor that operated in Antarctica from 1961-67. “This was a very beautiful little reactor that was built by the Martin Company of 1.75MW of electrical [power] … it also had the capability of doing desalination. “It established a record in its final years of operation for providing the entire electricity requirement of the site at the time right through the winter period without any need for other supplies. “It was a remarkable small reactor in a very © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

remote place – probably as remote as you can get – operating in extreme conditions. It was buried in the ground, it was air-cooled and it operated for a very significant period of time.” As another example of emergency generating capability, Dr Paterson said there was another SMR, in this case 10MW, operating in the Panama Canal. The canal traditionally supported hydroelectricity, but as it started to be the passage for larger and larger ships, the operators found that the scarce water they were using at the top-end of the canal to generate power was increasingly being required to facilitate the more frequent passage of larger vessels in terms of depth further down the canal. “They were using very scarce water at the top of the hill to produce electricity and at the same time they needed that scarce water to move the boats through the canal – every time they had a dry season they had to shut down [hydroelectricity] operations.” In response to this, Dr Paterson said, a SMR was constructed by the United States military within a barge in the Panama Canal, which operated from 1968-76. “That was

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Lead Story “The inherent safety capabilities of SMRs are to do with both their size and the ability therefore to design-in a far safer and more integral type of safety than is possible in a larger plant.” – ANSTO CEO Dr Adrian Paterson quite a beautiful reactor as well – it had five cores during that time – and the initial price, by the way, wasn’t too outrageous for a 10MW reactor; it was $US17 million, and it worked rather well. “So, these early stories of SMRs come back to us today when we ask the question: What type of reactors and how real is the story of SMR today? It is very real and there are a number of existing designs that are now being built. “Countries that have projects underway with SMRs include the US and Argentina, both using mature technology. In our region, South Korea has a project underway called the “smart reactor”, which is an integral pressurised water reactor that can be fuelled for 36 months before requiring replenishment and is designed to be transportable by rail,” Dr Paterson said. “We are right on the cusp of SMRs, starting from about 10MW and going all the way up to 180-200MW, which will be highly modularised and able to be built, transported and installed in sites that become available.” This global phenomenon, according to Dr Paterson, was being followed very intensely by China and India. He said it was easy to imagine in the generations to come that many small island states and developing countries without complex grids would not be building large scale nuclear pants, but we would see

literally hundreds of SMRs going into those countries as they choose to decarbonise their electricity supplies. “So there is a real opportunity for us to consider, in the Australian context, what sort of ideas might be valuable for the parts of Australia that look a little bit like the developing world. That is, they are remote sites where there is limited infrastructure and a great need to have reliability of power supply. “So, looking at SMRs early, reflecting on them and asking questions is very important.” In terms of the regulatory environment, Dr Paterson said it was ANSTO’s understanding that in the first generation of SMRs they would be completely and rigorously regulated as all other nuclear reactors are. He said that was completely appropriate, but pointed out that they would also be the first generation of nuclear reactors that would be standardised on a global scale. At the moment, most large reactors must be customised for the relevant site, throwing up any number of individual regulatory issues on a case-by-case basis. However, with the standardised design of SMRs, all of the parameters will be pre-defined and sorted through from a regulatory point of view, resulting in the ability to provide a regulatory framework for them also becoming

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Other than the fully contained reactor vessel itself, the other hardware required to use SMRs for power generation is off-the-shelf.

standardised, which would be a fundamental change in how the nuclear industry operates. “I believe that companies that want to think through the regulatory issues – there are lots of skills in the Australian setting to reflect on these ideas and issues – could develop a regulatory practice and reflection that would be helpful to that discussion as well. “The other thing that I think is important to mention is what is happening to nuclear in the post-Fukushima world. That dreadful incident that took place in Japan has definitely caused us involved in the nuclear industry to reflect on how we ensure safety in what we do in our business. “That reflection has further strengthened the case for SMRs because the inherent safety capabilities of SMRs are to do with both their size and the ability therefore to design-in a far safer and more integral type of safety than is possible in a larger plant.” In terms of where Dr Paterson saw the SMR debate moving globally in the nearterm, he said there was a large number of credible companies with credible designs and allocated funding that were building the first generation of the new sort of SMRs that would become available to developing, emerging and developed economies in the future. “There is no fatal flaw from a regulatory or establishment of site point of view, which we believe will slow down the early advancement of these type of reactors by creative companies and entrepreneurial suppliers of services to all sorts of industries. “We think they will be particularly suited to environments where there is low support infrastructure, with the business case predicated on having long fuel cycles, highly safe reactors – with integral operations and safety – being highly transportable and, the Holy Grail of SMR environment, when you have used it somebody picks it up, puts it on a rail car and ships it back to where it came from.”

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Precise, safe solution for brewer Renowned Tasmanian brewer J Boag & Son has installed a Konecranes single-girder CXTS overhead crane with a wire rope hoist and remote control unit to provide a safe and precise lifting solution in the hop room.

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adio remote controls fitted to overhead and monorail cranes at Tasmanian brewer J Boag & Son are helping operators lift and position loads precisely, while improving safety. The historic brewer, based in the northwestern Tasmanian city of Launceston, is famous for some of the most recognisable beer brands in Australia, J Boag’s services and utilities manager Andrew Mitchell said the overhead crane and monorail with remote controls were working well for the brewery. The brewery has installed a Konecranes single-girder CXTS overhead crane with a wire rope hoist in the hop room. “Konecranes also has a maintenance contract for the five cranes at J Boag, servicing not just its own cranes but those of other suppliers,” Mitchell said. The one-tonne crane, with a 4.34m span, is used for manoeuvring bags containing brewing additives into position over the dissolving tanks. A radio-controlled XN electric chain hoist on an XNM monorail is used for lifting a bowl out of a separator, as part of the beer-making process. Konecranes branch manager Tasmania John Hansson said the radio remotes meant safety for the operators, who could stand well away from the loads being lifted and shifted. “The remotes also give freedom of movement, ensuring the operators can choose a position where they have the best view of

the cranes and loads,” he said. Konecranes’ heavy-duty radio remote controls were fitted as standard to the monorail hoist and the CXTS crane when they were installed during a recent upgrade at J Boag. Single girder CXT and CXTS cranes with individual hoist capacities up to 80t – and complementary CXT wire rope hoists – are designed to be industry benchmarks for safety and ergonomics, with easy and effective load handling and optimum dimensions for space saving solutions. CXT cranes have excellent hook approaches at both ends of the crane. The headroom requirement is minimal, which is useful in applications such as at J Boag, where there are space constraints in the brewery’s hop room. The cranes are designed to eliminate unused or under-utilised square metres because the crane can operate closer to the walls and lift the load higher. Inverter controls deliver smooth starts, acceleration and deceleration, which minimises load swing and enables fast and accurate load positioning. Konecranes’ Dynafamily inverter controls and pole changing controls are standard options for crane and trolley travelling on CXT cranes. CXT cranes are available in single and double girder construction with profile or box girder design. Top connections and underhung main girder connections are available for different

The radio-controlled CXTS overhead crane.

building heights and constructions. Duty classification, speeds, control methods and a wide range of available additional features are used to tailor the CXT crane to meet exact operational and environmental application requirements. The XN electric chain hoist family is purpose-built to meet and exceed industrial requirements, and to provide a reliable solution to specific lifting needs. The XN hoist has been designed for maximum safety and comfort and has a range of additional features to tailor it to the clients specific needs.

The historic J Boag plant in Launceston.

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Fall prevention cowboys pose risk Height safety equipment installers in some cases have no training or qualifications and their work is seldom checked to ensure the installed equipment is either useable or, more importantly, capable of saving lives.

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f you need to use that, you’ll almost certainly die, fall prevention expert Carl Sachs said, pointing to a guardrail on the rooftop of a multi-storey Melbourne office block. Fixed to flimsy aluminium flashing, the guardrail flew in the face of several mandatory and voluntary standards, according to Sachs, who said non-compliances were more the norm than the exception on Australia’s rooftops. Sachs, the managing director of Workplace Access and Safety, said the problem was that height safety equipment installers needed no training or qualifications and nobody was checking that their work really was capable of saving lives. “Australians wouldn’t accept unqualified electricians wiring our houses but, as it stands, all you need is a ute, a credit card and a cordless drill to install the safety gear that stops us falling off skyscrapers,” Sachs said. It’s a concern echoed by plumbers, building surveyors, facility managers and builders. Master Plumbers Association of New South Wales spokesperson Paul Naylor said plumbers risked deadly falls daily.

“While due diligence principles can be applied and all care taken to ensure that height safety systems are adequate, without some form of regulation or certification workers are placed at risk of serious injury everyday due to a lack of knowledge and regulation specific to fall prevention,” Naylor said. “The current Code of Practice for Managing the Risk of Falls at Workplaces refers to over nine separate Australian Codes and Australian/New Zealand Standards as well as giving consideration to individual manufacturer’s requirements. “Surely it makes sense to have the installation of engineered structures such as guardrails, anchor points and even access ladders carried out by a licensed specialist who has in-depth knowledge of the standards required and also experience in the practical application of installation.” The maze of codes, regulations and standards dealing with fall prevention is all too familiar to Sachs, who also represents the Master Builders Association and Facility Managers Association (FMA) on Australian Standards review committees. “It’s a very technical field with serious

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legal ramifications and workplaces rightly rely on specialist contractors to do their jobs properly,” he said. “In many cases, they don’t, risking the safety of workers and exposing everyone else to hefty penalties and jail terms.” Prominent OHS lawyer and author Michael Tooma said workplaces had every reason to be concerned. Tooma believed those responsible for a site could not rely on roof anchors, guardrails, ladders and so on that were designed by engineers, specified by architects, installed by builders and certified by independent certifiers. “You cannot simply always rely on contractor assurances,” Tooma said. “But the extent of your obligations and the inquiries you need to make will depend on the circumstances.” The Work Health and Safety Act requires obligation holders to do what is “reasonably practicable” to ensure safety and health and how that is defined varies with each case. On the other hand, Tooma said, there was plenty that workplaces could do to ensure obligations were met – chief among them was to undertake appropriate investigations, and select a designer with appropriate skills and competence to undertake the task. WorkCover’s work health and safety division general manager John Watson said competence was key, although it was self-regulated. “Installers of these systems would need to be competent,” Watson said. “This requires installers to have, through training, qualification or experience, the knowledge and skill to carry out the task. “The basis of safe installation relates to designer/manufacturer instructions that must be followed when installing these systems. “This provision is required as per the Work Health and Safety Regulation at Clause 201

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The incorrect use of a U-bolt as an anchor.

duties of persons conducting businesses or undertakings that install, construct or commission plant. “So the controller of the workplace can confirm with the installer if they are following manufacturers’ instructions and for them to demonstrate this. “This may be in the form of safe operating procedures. It can also be confirmed that those individuals installing the system have received training in these procedures. “Finally, questions that can be asked directly to the installers is whether they have installed this specific system, where they did this and how long ago.” Since there is no industry-recognised training or qualification for fall prevention equipment installation, such as a licence, verifying installers’ assurances of competence can be tricky. Builder Ken Carter of Flexem Constructions said the complexity of the codes and standards made formal qualifications essential.

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“It is essential to understand that no one person is capable of knowing the content and details across all the Australian Standards or BCA requirements for even a basic building,” he said. “That is why we need licensed experts like electricians, plumbers and A/C techs and why we need to be able to trust them.” Facilities managers were equally troubled, according to Facilities Management Association chief executive officer Nicholas Burt. “Assessing the competency of fall prevention installers can be a real challenge for the facility manager,” Burt said. “It is vital that they not only work with companies that demonstrate compliance but they also develop a good understanding of the current standards themselves. “Lack of knowledge can be one of the major hurdles to securing the safety of a site and ensuring it is compliant for work at heights.”

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Gimme shelter It is not often we delve into the underground coal realm in these pages – too dusty and a suspected canary allergy being the main reasons. However, we must make an exception because we can see a glaring oversight in safety there. By Noel Dyson

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or years the coal rescue mantra has been quite simple – if it goes bang get out as fast as you can. To help with this, coal mines have self-contained self-rescuer (SCSR) change out stations along the way. The idea with these is that miners stop there to swap out the SCSRs before continuing on up to the surface. However, there is no allowance for the safety rescue chambers that underground hard rock miners largely take for granted. Just a couple of weeks ago one of these chambers played a key role in keeping an underground gold mine’s workers safe. On March 19, a truck caught fire at a Ballarat gold mine, trapping 19 workers underground. Those workers went into a safety chamber while the truck’s sprinkler system helped mitigate the blaze. They were able to sit in an albeit tight, safe space with breatheable air and air conditioning. The chamber, from Strata Worldwide, had a carbon dioxide scrubber system that was activated in one of the units to maintain fresh air. Ah, the coal miners will say, those air conditioning and scrubber systems require power and that has to be made intrinsically safe to operate in an underground coal environment. Also, the results of a fire in a potentially explosive environment such as an underground coal mine are markedly different to a fire in a hard rock operation. Well, both Strata and its competitor Minearc have developed intrinsically safe safety chambers for coal mines. Those chambers are designed to handle the effects of a coal dust or methane blast and to protect occupants from those and the fires likely to come after them. However, they are hitting a wall with the operations which do not wish to install them. The mines are sticking to the mantra of get out quickly. What is wrong with putting some of these chambers in the coal workings? Sometimes, escape to the surface may not be possible. This way those miners will have the option of seeking immediate shelter until the emergency has passed. Minearc Australasian business development manager Paul Medcraft has long called for the New South Wales and Queensland mines safety inspectorates to make such chambers mandatory. He suggests a Queensland government report acknowledging the need for underground safe havens has been buried for the past five years. “The report itself – rather than being widespread, well read and freely available – was difficult to find and having been found was available to purchase for $44 with an interesting twist; the online application to purchase required me to answer the question: ‘How would my receiving this document benefit the Queensland coal industry?’,” Medcraft said. “Surely a better question would be: ‘How is it benefiting the Queensland coal industry to keep the document in an obscure location and charge for its purchase?’.”

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Rio moves 100Mt with driverless trucks Rio Tinto’s Mine of the Future program has successfully put to use autonomous haul trucks in several of its iron ore mines, demonstrating significant improvements in productivity and safety.

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io Tinto marked a milestone in its high-tech Mine of the Future program, after moving 100 million tonnes of material using autonomous haul trucks (AHT) in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The 100Mt primarily included material from the West Angelas iron ore mine, where AHT technology was first trialed, and the Yandicoogina mine, which currently operates a fleet of 13 AHTs. More recently, the 6.6Mt per annum Nammuldi open pit moved 2Mt of material with six AHTs. Rio said it expected to have more than 40 trucks operating autonomously across three sites in the Pilbara by early 2014 and that four AHTs were already onsite at the Hope Downs operation. The company said AHTs were a key

component of its strategy of employing nextgeneration technology to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve health, safety and environmental performance. Rio’s general manager for the Mine of the Future program James Petty said the trucks had performed well. “Since we commenced trials in December 2008 we have demonstrated improvements in both safety and productivity and in that time we have trained more than 270 employees to operate and work alongside these autonomous haul trucks,” he said. “Our teams managing this equipment recognise the significant opportunity they have to be up-skilled in a mining system which is at the forefront of the global mining industry.” Rio is currently operating 19 autonomous

Autonomous haulage system trucks at the West Angelas mine in Western Australia.

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Pike River Coal guilty on all charges PIKE River Coal has been found guilty of safety breaches that led to New Zealand’s worst mine disaster in almost 100 years. Judge Jane Farish found the company guilty on all nine charges laid against it for the November 2010 gas explosion at its Pike River coal mine that killed 29 men. PRC made no contest to the charges.

Image courtesy of New Zealand Police. Flames coming out of the ventilation shaft following the Pike River mine disaster.

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“In this case, there were fundamental breaches of the Health and Safety in Employment Act which led to the unnecessary deaths of 29 men,” Farish said in a written judgement. The Greymouth judge said the breaches were “causative of the explosion and the subsequent deaths of the men who perished”. Farish’s full decision is expected to be released in two weeks. The charges included such breaches as failing to take all steps to prevent employees coming to harm, with each charge carrying a maximum penalty of $NZ250,000 ($A205,000). PRC is in receivership and owes secured creditors $20 million but could face up to $2 million of total penalties when it is sentenced on July 4 and 5. The judgement follows a Royal Commission investigation last year, which found PRC failed to flag potential dangers as it tried to boost production at the South Island colliery. The former Department of Labour – the mine regulator – brought the charges against PRC, Valley Longwall International Drilling © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

and former PRC chief executive officer Peter Whittall. Drilling company VLI Drilling was fined $NZ46,800 in October after admitting it failed to protect its own staff and Pike River mine staff. A trial date for Whittall has yet to be set but to date he has denied all 12 charges laid against him under the Health and Safety in Employment Act. Just last week, an independent report ordered to see if any New Zealand government employees were to blame for the mining disaster found a raft of systemic shortcomings but did not hold any individuals accountable. “We have concluded that there were actions or (more often) inactions on the part of officials in both agencies that may have contributed to the tragedy,” the report stated. The report was particularly scathing of the DOL, stating: “The fact that we do not recommend any employment action against any individual managers should not be seen as excusing the performance of the organisation as a whole.” The investigators said DOL’s performance as a health and safety regulator was regularly “dysfunctional and ineffectual”.

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Victoria fire prevention A Worksafe Victoria report has been released highlighting how to prevent and eliminate mobile plant fires. By Vetti Kakulas

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ince January 2010, there have been 23 incidents of fires on mobile plant – which include excavators, loaders and mining dump trucks – at minesites in Victoria. One of the main causes of fires at minesites is component failure or insufficient maintenance. Nineteen of the Victorian fire incidents were in underground mines, with four in open cut mines. Consequently, government initiative Worksafe Victoria has released a report providing recommendations to mining companies on how to eliminate or reduce fire risks onsite. According to the official Worksafe Victoria website, common factors of mobile plant fire include the failure to maintain pressurised hydraulic hoses and sources of oil leaking onto hot engine components.

A build-up of material between hoses and heated surfaces can initiate thermal conduction and ignition while frayed electrical connections can instigate mobile plant fires. Other factors include the failure of the operator to respond to overheating issues from the engine and failure to determine the source of an original reported fire. According to Worksafe Victoria, the prevention and control of fire hazards depends on the design of the mobile plant. “Ensure hydraulic components are ‘likefor-like’ and considered suitable for use – always consult plant manufacturer before making changes,” Worksafe Victoria advised. “Ensure any contractor installations or design modifications that are undertaken offsite are verified onsite by the employer before use and are equivalent to a

manufacturer’s standards and design. “Complete pre-start checks for locating and acting on oil leaks, sprays and stains and ensure the maintenance work order system includes the correct selection integrity and testing of control measures. “Use thermal imaging equipment to detect hot spots and high temperature areas of plant during maintenance programs.” Additionally, it is important to ensure high-current wiring isn’t in close proximity to hydraulic hoses. Operators are urged to regularly wash, clean and check hoses for any remnants of rubbing or leaks. “Install fire detection and automatic fire suppression on plant that is used in high risk zones and install engine auto-shutdown systems that operate when the fire suppression system is discharged.”

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Faster, safer dozer maintenance Strong safety and uptime benefits have been built into the latest Enerpac DLS Series dozer lift system.

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he latest dozer lift system (DLS) from specialist firm Enerpac – developed particularly for CAT D10s and D11s – features fourpoint custom synchronous lift technology to provide safe, level lifting and lowering for track and side frame maintenance of the bulldozers. The innovative DLS is a single-operator lifting system designed to provide efficiency and flexibility for servicing and maintaining 100 tonne-plus dozers used in diverse mining, construction, resources and infrastructure applications. “Extensive in-service development of the system has produced major safety and timesaving benefits in this versatile self-levelling technology, which is directly applicable to on-site servicing of the large numbers of D10s and D11s used throughout Australasia,” Enerpac Australasia mining manager Warren Baltineshter said. The DLS system was designed for deployment even at remote maintenance and service locations, where it could minimise

The system’s motorised locking rings.

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Enerpac’s dozer lift system for CAT D10s and D11s.

the amount of time a dozer is out of service, according to Baltineshter. The system’s two separate lifting units – incorporating the synchronous PLCcontrolled load-sensing and lifting technology – can be swiftly and easily positioned at opposite ends of a dozer. Each lifting unit includes two hydraulically operated jacks with motorised locking rings for user safety. The jacks are bolted to a rolling cart with fork pockets and retractable wheels for easy and precise positioning of the units. The lifting and lowering of the jacks can be paused at any point, and the system will automatically secure the load mechanically until the operator is ready to begin lifting or lowering the dozer again. A built-in alarm system will stop the synchronous lift in the event of a malfunction. The system is custom-designed to ensure proper fit and jacking heights, providing further precision, time saving and safety. Regardless of weight distribution, the system is designed to lift and lower a dozer synchronously between all lift points. It will also fit beneath dozers with 90% track © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

wear, providing enough height clearance to perform track maintenance. “With the system’s stroke-controlled movements providing precise positioning for a stable load, the DLS offers a safe and efficient solution to lift dozers at remote maintenance and service locations.” Lifting speed is approximately 46mm a minute, allowing users to finish a lift quickly to reduce equipment downtime. This controlled and consistent lifting provides easy access, while minimising operator effort. The front and rear lifting jacks are driven by a hydraulic power unit (HPU) and controls, which include a 25-foot pendant for operator mobility and safety during lifts. The entire HPU and controls are contained in a rolling cabinet which includes storage for cable reels and hoses. The controls include PLC and software to monitor and control a maximum of four lifting points simultaneously, and has a userfriendly colour touch screen mounted inside the cabinet, enabling the operator to remotely monitor key lifting information. A single hydraulic unit has the capacity to operate up to six lifting units.

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Innovative safety solutions recognised The CME’s Safety and Health Innovation Awards for 2013 have recognised Rio Tinto Iron Ore, CITIC Pacific Mining and Tuff Industries for their outstanding performace and innovation in the area of safety for this year.

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rograms targeting the health of workers and the safety performance of contractors were among the winners at the Chamber of Minerals and Energy’s (CME) Safety and Health Innovation Awards for 2013, held in Perth in April. CME chief executive Reg Howard-Smith said the awards celebrated innovative programs being developed by individual companies, which highlighted the entire industry’s commitment to continue to improve safety performance. “Whether it’s by engineering new solutions to minimise risk or promoting a site culture of safety-first, the health and wellbeing of workers continues to be the No.1 priority of the sector,” Howard-Smith said. Rio Tinto Iron Ore was recognised for its mobile camp, CITIC Pacific Mining for its efforts in developing a new filtration system and Tuff Industries for its lock ring catcher. Additionally, Quiet Acoustics Pty Ltd was voted the people’s choice for its industrial noise control panel. “These companies are at the forefront of finding innovative solutions to improve workplace safety,” said Howard-Smith. “It was pleasing to see that the WA resource sector was fatality-free in 2012. Despite this great outcome, everyone acknowledges there is no room for complacency. “The resource sector will remain vigilant and work hard to ensure everyone gets home safe and well after finishing work.” In the people category, Rio won for its resource explorer mobile camp. This is a 40-person mobile camp consisting of air conditioned rooms with en suites, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry. The facility supplies its own power and portable water and also provides first aid and project office facilities. This extremely robust facility can be transported by prime mover. In the systems category, CITIC Pacific won for its HEPA filtration system with maintenance and testing program. In a joint venture with Work Air Technologies, it developed a robust filtration system, maintenance and testing program to address the issue of mineral fibres, such as asbestos, entering vehicle cabins at their Sino Iron Cape Preston minesite. The system has successfully undergone extensive field testing and is being applied to the entire mining fleet. CITIC Pacific has developed a comprehensive testing regime that compliments this system and allows the filter unit and cab to maintain its integrity during the life of the vehicle and allows for a formalised audit process. In the engineering category, Tuff Industries won for its lock ring catcher. The catcher is designed to help overcome safety issues surrounding the removal and fitting of wheel lock rings on minesite haul trucks. The usual procedure when changing a vehicle tyre has been to allow the lock ring, after release, to eject from the wheel and fall to the floor. As lock rings can weigh as much as 60kg, there existed the potential for injury should contact be made with the ring lock when it released, but using the Tuff lock ring catcher effectively reduces the risk of injury with this procedure. The people’s choice award went to Quiet Acoustics for its industrial

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noise control panel. The panel is locally manufactured and uses the principles of resonance to cancel and control low-frequency noise. It is the first of its kind globally, being adopted across mining and resources, oil and gas and marine sectors, including for use in equipment enclosures, wall construction on mine camp accommodation, oil and gas rigs, marine vessel interiors and outdoor noise barrier fences. CME Chief Executive The panel is made from 100% aluminium Reg Howard-Smith. honeycomb sandwich panels to produce one of the lightest, most rigid and strongest fibre-free building materials available today, which additionally can cancel noise.

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Mining Safety

Bright spark from ABB ABB has enhanced its substation switchgear module design for mining companies, providing improved safety for operators and electrical maintenance workers.

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ower and automation company ABB has announced improvements to its range of high-voltage hybrid switchgear modules for substations on minesites. The modules are designed to improve safety for operators and electrical maintenance workers by ensuring that high-voltage equipment in substations can be isolated, earthed and locked out safely and securely. ABB’s plug and switch system (PASS) hybrid modules are now available with a mechanical key interlocking system which ensures it can only be switched in the correct operating sequence. The modules can be isolated and earthed remotely, before personnel enter the substation to perform maintenance tasks.

Once inside the substation, operators are then able to perform a mechanical operating procedure at ground level to ensure the equipment is isolated, earthed and locked out safely and securely. ABB South Asia breakers and modules marketing manager David Olofsson said: “This new safe and simple interlocking system for our PASS hybrid modules is a continuation of our ongoing commitment to help our customers in the mining industry operate safely and efficiently. “Another benefit of the modules is that they perform extremely well in harsh operating conditions, as the critical components are encapsulated in a grounded aluminum tank which is filled with pressurized SF6 gas. “This also increases safety as it reduces

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Construction Safety

The new standards aim to reduce the risk of accidents to people involved in lifting operations and those in their vicinity.

Global leader takes on risk management changes A global safety leader focuses industry attention on implementing crane safety and risk management changes, which include extensive revision of the inspection and maintenance requirements.

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world leader in crane service and safety compliance has declared the industry needs to carefully plan its response to the latest crane inspection and assessment guidelines, which will bring Australia and New Zealand closer to global standards on risk management. Konecranes said the latest Australian Standard outlining the safe use of cranes includes extensive revision of the inspection and maintenance requirements and the addition of a new section that specifies methods to monitor design duty and introduce the concept of design working period. Businesses which use overhead cranes in their day-to-day operations should seek authoritative guidance on understanding and

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anticipating the changes as they take effect on an ongoing basis, according to Konecranes managing director – Australia and NZ Brad Hyem. The new standards aim to reduce the risk of accidents to people involved in lifting operations and those in their vicinity, as well as damage to property. Key businesses affected by such changes include major industry sectors, including mining and energy, manufacturing and metal fabrication processing, and resources infrastructure including oil and gas. “Cranes and hoists are one of the most common items of worksite machinery, yet they have the potential to be among the most dangerous if they are not properly maintained and safety compliant,” Hyem said. © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

“So these changes – like similar changes to ISO standards in 2009 – are very welcome and should be clearly understood across the spectrum of industry.” Konecranes – the world’s largest crane service organisation with more than 410,000 cranes of all makes under service standards worldwide – believed the implications of the provisions of AS 2550.1 (2011) were only now starting to be realised in major industry segments. Hyem said one of the major areas of change and safety reinforcement focused on by the latest standards relate to consistency and frequency of inspections specified in 2550.1 (2011) 7.3.1. Key areas of focus include pre-operational inspection, which is vital to safety; routine

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The changes to standards could have significant implications on maintenance costs.

Konecranes managing director – Australia and NZ Brad Hyem.

maintenance and inspection, which is a key to reliability; periodic third-party inspections, which include essential areas of compliance requirements; and major inspections of cranes, which have a major bearing on safety, reliability and life cycle cost.

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“Some of the changes are subtle, but important, while others – such as the provisions for inspections by qualified third parties – are more substantial and very important to a wide range of businesses wishing to ensure optimum compliance and risk management.” Another key area of change is the requirement to ascertain the remaining design working period (DWP) according to processes and calculations summarised in a new section (9) of AS2550.1. DWP is then used to determine when a major inspection (and subsequent general overhaul) is due. This section could have significant implications on maintenance costs, according to Konecranes, because if DWP was not estimated according to the correct process, the design life (and requirement to carry out a major inspection) could be reduced by as much as a third of the crane’s original design life. The only method of duty estimation that does not require DWP to be reduced by a factor of safety is achieved by using a recognised type of recording system. There are also products available which provide real-time data via a modem so equipment owners can log in and see © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

exactly how their equipment is operating. Also, Hyem said, close attention needed to be paid to the definition of competent persons for inspections, as spelt out by Clause 1.4.1, and to the requirements for major assessments contained in AS2550.1 and 2550.3. “The latter of these says that cranes that have reached the end of their design life shall be assessed to ensure their suitability for continued use. New provisions are introduced to this assessment. “Interpretation of the standards is an area for experts in the field – there is a clear need for expert and independent guidance in interpretation of such standard provisions and ensuring, where work is needed, that service partners are trained to the appropriate standards required. “Authoritative guidance is essential as many companies are focused on their own production challenges and demands, which absorb their own staff so they have to rely on the best outside specialist guidance they can get for risk management.” Konecranes’ Australia-NZ business recently received the group’s top global safety award for outstanding performance among operations spanning nearly 50 countries and more than 12,000 employees.

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Construction Safety

A heavy-duty hook wherever you need it One of the simple, but effective uses for the heavy duty magnetic hanging brackets.

Although a hook or bracket may sound like a mundane safety solution, Swift’s latest heavyduty magnetic range provides a simple and effective solution to removing common trip hazards.

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eading Australian bracket manufacturer Swift Metal Services has innovated its range of brackets and hooks with the introduction of a heavy-duty, relocatable, magnetic hanging brackets for cables, hoses and pneumatic lines. The beauty of the new range of heavy-duty hooks, according to Swift, is that they are magnetic. “This means they can be relocated easily to ensure that power leads and pneumatic hoses are supported exactly when and where necessary,” the company says. The brackets can be utilised to improve safety across a broad range of industrial, commercial and underground sites, including aboveground and underground mines, infrastructure tunnels and multi-storey buildings. Produced in Australia, Swift magnetic hanger brackets are also ideal in manufacturing applications where large projects or machinery necessitates the use of long leads or hoses during construction. “Swift hooks can be used to keep power leads out of harm’s way when using any power tools such as angle grinders and circular saws. “These relocatable hangers, profiled brackets and hooks build on the extensive range of brackets, custom supports and parts produced by Swift in variety of materials, including mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium and zinc plate.”

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Industrial, trades and fleet transport suspension specialist Airbag Man has introduced a range of microcellular polyurethane load-up helper spring kits, engineered to increase vehicle stability and driving safety under load, while reducing maintenance costs. The easily installed range of load-up helper kits – each tailored for no-drilling installation on all major ranges of two and four-wheel drive leaf sprung vehicles – are ideal for load management and safety applications in fleet, workplace and private use vehicles because they require no inflation or ongoing pressure checks by drivers. Airbag Man said in addition to reducing suspension fatigue and maintenance costs by assisting the factory suspension, load-up kits had major driver benefits in reducing the chance of bottoming out and enhancing braking performance through better vehicle stability under load. The company custom-engineers air suspension and load-up kits for Australasian and Asia-Pacific conditions. “They help prevent sway and enhance braking safety and stability over conditions ranging from highway to outback and throughout the diverse road and worksite conditions found in Asia and the Middle East,” Airbag Man said. Load-up kits complement the extensive ranges of adjustable air suspensions advocated by Airbag Man, as an ultimate solution to safety and load handling issues. “However, load-up provides a no-fuss fitand-forget option that has its own strong merits.” The load-up product is as thoroughly and professionally engineered as the entire range from Airbag Man, as Australia’s leading supplier and manufacturer of air suspension products for the industrial and transport sectors. “The outstanding shock-minimisation capabilities of the microcellular material at the heart of load-up helper kits have been proven widely in diverse suspension applications. “The performance of the microcellular polyurethane was specifically developed for rugged automotive applications and has © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

demonstrated its extreme durability and high repeated compression resistance.” Load-up kits are adjustable for varied spring geometry and stiffness combinations and for individual loading requirements using spacers provided. The kits reduce spring deflection over a wide range of loads. “Load-up helper kits joins the extensive Airbag Man range of air suspension kits for industrial, trades, fleet and recreational vehicles – including two-wheel and fourwheel drive utilities, light and medium trucks, pick-up vehicles, vans and work vehicles.” They complement Airbag Man’s extensively proven range of On-Air kits for coil-sprung vehicles and Ride-Rite kits for leaf-sprung vehicles, including the latest models of vehicles such as Ford F and Ranger series, Toyota Hilux, Isuzu D Max and established models from all major Asian, American and European manufacturers.

Load-up suspension components can be added to myriad popular utilities.

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Oil & Gas Safety The Deepwater Horizon rig burned fiercely before sinking into the Gulf of Mexico waters. Photo: US Coast Guard

Fire and fury Amid the flames and confusion that followed the blow-out on the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig in 2010, it appears safety drills run just three days before the disaster helped save many lives. By Noel Dyson

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ire and fury, or at least the tale of it, has been brought to the Louisiana courtroom where the civil trial over the Deepwater Horizon is being

heard. Transocean captain David Young, who was the chief mate on the Deepwater Horizon at the time of the April 20, 2010 explosion, painted a dramatic picture of a rig burning and dying. The disaster claimed the lives of 11 people aboard the rig. Young told the court that the fire became too big for the crew to fight and that abandoning ship was the only option facing them. Fortuitously, perhaps, the crew had practised abandon ship drills on April 17, 2010, just three days before the disaster. It was a Sunday ritual aboard the rig to conduct safety drills of one form or another. As chief mate Young, who these days commands the Deepwater Discoverer rig for Transocean, was responsible for such drills. At about 9.30pm on April 20, 2010, Young had just concluded a phone call to his wife and had gone up on the rig floor to check on a cement job that was scheduled to be conducted.

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“From the naval architecture and marine engineering and surveying standpoints, disabling the vessel’s gas and fire suppression systems was reckless conduct by Transocean. A marine surveyor would find the overridden system rendered the vessel unseaworthy.” – Vener Marine president Geoff Webster He went to the driller’s shack and heard Deepwater Horizon drillers Dewey Revette and Jason Anderson say they saw a differential in pressure. Young went to the bridge to tell Deepwater Horizon master captain Curt Kuchta that the cement job would be delayed. At that point the blow-out occurred. It started with a release of pressure, which Young described as being akin to a hose being knocked off a compressor – only much, much louder. “You could see out of the starboard side that we had had a blow-out,” he said. “So there was debris and mud and different stuff initially coming down on the rig. A lot of alarms on the bridge. “I grabbed my radio. I turned around and headed kind of towards the DP console. I © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

was between the DP console and the door to go outside and we had the ignition and the explosion. “It was just kind of a big ball of fire came out of the starboard forward side, from where I was looking. Then that initial explosion kind of backed up and it just went into a fire in the derrick.” At this point the rig also lost power. Young left the bridge and headed to his muster station which was port forward on the rig. He saw that electrical technician Mike Williams had been injured and there were people in the water and heard that crane operator Dale Burkeen was hurt and down on the deck. Young found Burkeen on the deck but could not move him. With the fire raging

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Oil & Gas Safety overhead he went back to get help to move the downed crane operator. By that point the whole area had become obstructed with fire and debris. Young wanted to go back but crew member Mike Mayfield, who had come to help him with Burkeen realised there was no going back and restrained him. At this point Young would have known any rig-based firefighting efforts would be futile but he had laid out the firefighting gear anyway as his training had dictated. He headed back to the bridge and en route found Transocean’s Buddy Trahan in a bad way in the rig’s accommodations. Those accommodations, Young said, were pretty much destroyed – you could see through them to the middle of the rig. He went back to the bridge to tell Kuchta that two lifeboats had already been launched before going to prepare a life raft for launch. Young was aboard that life raft when it was launched. DP operator Yancy Keplinger and Kuchta were, he said, the last to leave the rig. They had to jump into the water from the life raft deck. In the water the rescue boat from the Damon Bankstown started to tow the life raft away from its position beneath the burning rig. Young said he strongly believed the safety

US Coast Guard evacuating casualties from the rig disaster. Photo: US Coast Guard

training the rig’s crew had conducted had played a major role in saving lives because “we got 115 people off ”. He also contested earlier evidence from marine safety expert Geoffrey Webster that the general alarm had not been sounded aboard the rig. Earlier Transocean president and chief executive officer Steven Newman admitted to the court that staff could have done more to prevent the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

“We acknowledge our people could have done more,” he said in the Eastern District Court of Louisiana in the civil trial into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. Newman said this was part of the reason the company had agreed to the factual allocution that was part of the $US1.4 billion ($A1.3B) plea deal with the US Department of Justice. “I think what the factual allocution says, and the reason I agreed with our people that

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we should accept that, is that our people failed to follow through on the pressure anomaly that existed on the drill pipe,” he said. “They accepted – they accepted BP’s assessment that the test had been successful and they accepted BP’s instruction to continue on with the displacement of the well.” Newman, who said he thought about the 11 men who died in the rig disaster every day, pointed out a number of steps the company had taken to make its rigs safer. This followed a horror period in 2009 on Transocean rigs, where four men died in four separate accidents within 92 days. Deepwater Horizon was not involved in any of these, nor were the rigs attached to BP operations. In one of these instances, Transocean employee Stuart Hepburn died while conducting a rig induction tour. He stepped backwards into a lift. Unfortunately, part of the floor grating was unstable, dislodged and he fell to his death. As part of a response to these tragedies, Transocean brought in Lloyds to conduct a safety procedure review and suggest ways they could be made better. Transocean also concluded in December 2009, some 13 months before the Deepwater Horizion disaster, that its own documents did not adequately cover procedures for closing in a well. Besides the fatalities, there were six recorded instances of riser unloading events – a potentially deadly occurrence should any of that unloaded riser material contain hydrocarbons. Interestingly, Lloyds found that Deepwater Horizon had good leadership and systems in place. That Lloyds report was only available to Transocean in March 2010 – one month before the disaster.

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Court told rig unseaworthy Vener Marine president Geoff Webster told the court: “I think she was unseaworthy several years prior to this, due to lack of maintenance, lack of training and everything else we have discussed during my testimony”. In a report included in court documents that he wrote in 2011, Webster also said the rig’s crew had overridden a system designed to alert it to the presence of hazardous gas and shut-in certain vessel equipment to eliminate potential gas ignition sources. He said Transocean had turned the system to one requiring human intervention, even though it had failed to train the crew responsible for monitoring and responding to the alarm system in a worst-case scenario. “The manual over-ride action, combined with an incompetent crew, allowed flammable gas to reach ignition sources on the vessel,” he says in his report. “Thereafter, a complete loss of vessel power occurred, followed by at least two explosions and an uncontrollable fire at sea. “From the naval architecture and marine engineering and surveying standpoints, disabling the vessel’s gas and fire suppression systems was reckless conduct by Transocean. “A marine surveyor would find the overridden system rendered the vessel unseaworthy.” Throughout Webster’s testimony there are examples of where maintenance issues have been flagged and reported as closed out but no work has been done. On the maintenance issues, there was a report that a rig saver on one of the engines was not working properly. The rig saver essentially stops hydrocarbons entering the turbochargers on the rig’s thrusters. This prevents them from continuing to run even if the fuel has been cut to them. Perhaps more troubling was the issue of a key hydraulic hose for the blowout preventer that had not been changed since 1998 and was in poor condition. However, as also was raised in court, the American Bureau of Shipping had deemed the rig fit for service and it possessed all the requisite international and US certifications.

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Offshore worries BEWARE the air-hose coupling and watch out above. Those are among the latest warnings from the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority. In recent inspections on some facilities, NOPSEMA inspectors have discovered pressurised air-hose couplings that have been incorrectly assembled. One inspection found a coupling had been assembled without a safety pin to secure the fitting. The fear is that it could decouple under pressure and the hose whip around – creating what NOPSEMA refers to as a “high-velocity impact incident”. Besides safety pins, the authority says air-hose couplings should be fitted with hose restraints on both sides of the coupling. The NOPSEMA report points to a 2003 overseas incident cited in a Heerema Marine Contractors bulletin. In that incident, a worker was struck on the head by a compressed air hose that blew off its fitting. The air hose was held by a clamp on the fitting, with no keeper, restraining chain or sling to prevent

“Incorrect assembly of air hoses presents a risk not only to the person operating the equipment but to others in the vicinity.” – NOPSEMA the hose from thrashing around. “Incorrect assembly of air hoses presents a risk not only to the person operating the equipment but to others in the vicinity,” the NOPSEMA warning says. The authority says equipment operators and supervisors should review their practices for the use of pneumatic tools, hoses and couplings. “It is important that members of the workforce who use this equipment, and those responsible for their supervision, have had the relevant training before work commences.” NOPSEMA also has been notified of nine dropped object incidents in the first quarter of 2013. Compared to one dropped object reported in the corresponding quarter of 2012, NOPSEMA said the increase was

alarming. All of the incidents occurred on mobile offshore drilling units. The objects dropped included drill pipe and casing; a spool of wire rope; a navigation light fitting; slip inserts; a hose bundle; an equipment handle and a camera. Of the nine incidents, three involved an injury. However, NOPSEMA handed down a warning to avoid injuries and any potential deaths that could have occurred. According to the “DROPS Calculator” index used by industry, six of the drops had the potential to result in a fatality. NOPSEMA emphasised the need to apply an appropriate hierarchy to control drops, safety and restricted zones and a risk assessment method to all workplaces subject to potential drop hazards.

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Health ‘buzz for fuzz’ FURTHERING its commitment to employee health and safety, Apache Energy recently began a new exercise program, dubbed “fuzz fighters”, for employees on its sites in Western Australia. Based on research in exercise sport science, the holistic health program focuses on functional whole-body movement to combat the build-up of myofascia – a connective tissue colloquially known as “fuzz”. Apache has implemented the program to improve overall employee health and reduce the risk of injury on site. Apache production advisor Neil Fairweather said Apache chose Onsite Health Solutions to implement the program, based on its engaging, holistic and innovative approach, in the hope of encouraging the workforce to be more enthusiastic about health and safety, which had so far been well received. “We wanted something different, something fresh. People who have worked

on our sites for six years and not really done any exercise are now approaching the health coaches interested in new exercises wanting a program,” Fairweather said. The fuzz fighters program is the latest from Onsite Health Solutions, which runs behavioural safety, injury prevention and health and wellbeing programs on sites across Australia and New Zealand. Onsite Health Solutions general manager Fleta Solomon said if not managed proactively the nature of work in the mining and heavy industries meant soft tissue injuries accounted for the majority of all serious workplace injury claims. “Companies recognise proactive injury prevention initiatives with behaviour change emphasis will improve the health risk profile of its employees, lower medical and compensation exposure, and create a positive workplace culture,” Solomon said. Research has shown that from a business perspective soft tissue injuries can cost an

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organisation up to $211,000 in direct and indirect losses. This program will target specific muscle groups to combat fuzz build up and stiffness, increasing movement and mobility, decreasing the risk of injury and implementing sustainable behavioural safety changes.

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The last line of protection Hard Yakka hopes to crack the fire retardant clothing market with a “world-leading” range. By Richard Collins

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he material started life as the passion project of a Dow Chemical scientist who thought he was on to a breakthrough for long-life batteries. It has ended up as something else entirely – the lightest weight fire retardant (FR) fabric of its class. In June, a highly engineered material will hit Australian shores in the form of an ambitious new range of FR clothing from workwear company Hard Yakka. Woven from five different fibres, including the novel carbonised acrylic dubbed Tecgen Select, it won a 2010 innovation award from OH&S Magazine in the US. “The foundation of this fabric technology is a fibre and fibre cells called Tecgen Select, which is a ‘bi-regional’ fibre’,” said John Heard, vice-president of technology developer TECGEN Protective Apparel & Fabrics. “If you look on the outside you see it is black. Basically, we take acrylic and we burn it. It is already burnt, so it can’t burn any more. On the inside it remains acrylic and remains flexible, so we can spin it into yarn and into textiles that someone can wear.” Hard Yakka spent two years in discussion and development with TECGEN to create the Protect range of shirts, pants and coveralls. The company believes it’s on a winner with the range, but first needs to shake the local market’s inertia around FR clothing. “The Australian market, when it comes to FR, is quite immature compared to the rest of the world,” said Anna Reid, Hard Yakka’s general manager of marketing. “Most Australians working in these situations are actually wearing cotton garments, because heat stress is a major problem.” Heat stress is in fact the No.1 complaint by Australian workers. Independent tests of the new fabric found the shirts to be on average 25% lighter and the pants 14% lighter than competitors with similar FR standards. The material is also 63-68% more breathable and wicks sweat on average 15% better. Or as Hard Yakka put it, “this means workers don’t have to overheat on the inside to avoid burns on the outside”.

Flash fire and arc flash There were 1725 adult burns injuries nationally in the year to June 2011. Some 9.6% occurred in the trade and service area,

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with 5.4% in industrial and construction sectors. That’s around 260 flash fire and arc flash accidents a year in these workplaces alone. Arc flashes are particularly dangerous. Caused by an electric current passing through the air by connecting through dust particles between two conductors, they can result in an intense flame that burns at 20,000 degrees Celsius, four times hotter than the surface of the sun. Both types of flame can cause very serious injuries. Here’s a rule of thumb from reconstructive surgeon Dr Howard de Torres: every 10% of body surface area that’s burned means a month in hospital. And one in every 10 burns accidents covers more than 10% total body surface area. “One per cent of burns injuries are more than 50% total body surface area burns,” said the specialist with Assess Medical Group. “It is a terrible injury ... a 50% burn means you are at least five months in hospital and forever being repaired, for the rest of your life.” He also cautions that it is not necessarily the person who is doing the work that gets © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

burned. “The person doing the work might have very heavy protective gear on, but the guy who wheels his wheelbarrow gets burned because he is nearby. “So they should have protective clothing too,” said Dr de Torres. The first strand of Hard Yakka’s sales pitch for its Protect range is comfort, which means there’s no excuse for all workers in a potentially dangerous environment not to be wearing FR garments. The second is its fire retardant properties, with the Tecgen Select material exceeding the world’s most stringent fire safety standards, set by the US National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It meets both the NFPA’s Hazard Risk Category 2 requirements for acceptable arc performance values (NFPA 70e) and its flash fire benchmark (NFPA 2112). The latter is tested by exposing FR clothing to an all-encompassing, three-second flash fire in a laboratory. It passes if less than 50% of the body has second and third-degree burns; the Protect range overachieves with a 26% body burn performance. And that is a breakthrough worth celebrating.

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Tailoring your training Ensuring staff skills and training meet ever-changing legislations and codes, plus striving for continued improvements, is a challenge in any industry. By Michael Clewes

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he world over there are generally three main questions a court or a regulator will ask in the event of an incident. Was a safe workplace provided? Was the person trained? Was the person supervised? These questions naturally form the base principles of the North East Water incident investigation and risk management methodology. In truth, it was recognised there was gaps in the evidence of training, especially among the more long term workers. During my work as a health and safety manager in the UK, I was once asked by the Health and Safety Executive (the equivalent of WorkSafe), “can you prove this employee knows what you claim they know?” Having duly provided copies of training files and sign offs for procedures and the like, the HSE

challenged me: “This proves they have it, can you prove they know it?” It was recognised at North East Water that this same issue was apparent, though we are fortunate that our staff are skilled and our opportunities to conduct investigations was, thankfully, very limited. The few we did embark on, however, showed a gap in our management of training for health and safety, especially for long-term employees. Our injury statistics are improving year on year. This year saw a reduction in lost time injuries from four down to one and the frequency rate fell from 12 to four, an achievement we can all be proud of. However, this still shows there is work to be done and improvements to be made. We asked our staff a key question: “Given the current level of training, would you be

happy to let your sons, daughter or respected other perform this task?” For North East Water this was a critical question that ensured all staff saw value in, and gained perspective of, the holistic health and safety training program. We recognised the key to change and effective, efficient management was to engage employees at the earliest opportunity. So we began by consulting key stakeholders, including the Health and Safety Committee, executive management and the Human Resources Department, as well as key employees. The consultative process took into account various measures and metrics to determine the most effective path forwards and included: • A review of five years’ incident and injury statistics;

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• Identification of a top 10 operating procedures list; • A gap analysis by reviewing current training files; • A training needs analysis (TNA) was developed based on position descriptions and including initial and refresher training; • An electronic database (CRIS 21) was implemented to capture training and personnel records; and • North East Water joined the e-learning platform North East Regional Development Scheme (NERDS). North East Water needed to overcome the issue of not making experienced workers feel they were being treated like children with the training that was required. There was also the issue, thankfully not often heard, where we needed to get away from the mantra “We’ve never had to do it that way before.” In fact at North East Water we seized on the phrase “Tell me and I’ll do it, show me and I’ll understand”. This of course was the result we wanted to get from our training. Understanding leads to valuing and ultimately leads to compliance; if you have compliance then incidents should not occur. It was apparent that video Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) were the way forward and would have the most effect if they starred our own people.

We also recognised the people who had the information we wanted in the SOPs were, ironically, the same people whose training files were lacking in information – the longterm employees. This was the key to obtaining their buy-in and engagement without them feeling they were being treated in an inferior manner. Moreover, the guys felt a sense of purpose in transferring their acquired skills into a format that would benefit younger and less experienced staff. We engaged with experienced employees to write our scripts and to layout the scenes required. Staff volunteered to be in the videos. The TNA is linked to North East Water’s ‘Flying Start’ induction program, which ensures all training for new employees is planned and agreed with their supervisor prior to their first day. This includes, among other training, receiving the video SOPs. The video is presented though the E-Learning platform that the employee logs into via an enrolment sent from HR. Following the viewing of the SOP video and reading the supporting written SOP, the employee is navigated to a questions screen to sit a formal test. Feedback is provided for wrong answers and for answers where we might like to enhance and reinforce the message of the

training throughout the questions screens. On successful completion of the module, the employee is able to print a certificate and the employee’s training file in CRIS 21 is automatically updated. The video SOP format has been widely accepted as a suitable means of conducting initial and refresher training for all employees, including more experienced staff. The success of the initiative may be masked by other projects being embraced by staff. Health and safety can often be an unseen gain and a very visible loss when an organisation looks backwards at performance. The key for North East Water was to take the three main investigation questions that are asked retrospectively and ask them proactively to prevent injury harm and damage. The training aspect is certainly satisfied using the approach that North East Water has taken. Training is determined, planned, delivered, verified and refreshed in a format that is acceptable to new and long term staff. On the question of “would you allow your son, daughter or respected other to perform a given task with this type of training”, the answer has come back as “yes”. Michael Clewes is Health & Safety Coordinator with North East Water in Albury-Wodonga.

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Five steps to managing fatigue Psychologist Michael Adeney from FatigueSafety provides the essential tips to keeping yourself fatigue-safe.

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atigue is a silent killer, lurking in the background waiting to strike the unsuspecting. Its’ most sinister quality is that when fatigue levels become dangerously high, the victim will probably think they are OK and continue on working, whether that’s driving, operating equipment or any other high risk activity. It is estimated that about 20% of road fatalities are fatigue-related, but it doesn’t have to be a bad news story. The issues are well known, as are the solutions. 1. What do baboons and humans have in common? The main cause of fatigue is not getting enough good sleep, but different animals need a different amount of sleep. Your average giraffe gets by on about two hours a night, the little brown bat needs about 19 hours! Humans lie somewhere between the pilot whale (5.3 hours) and the baboon (9.4 hours), with an average of about eight hours sleep – although research suggest this is shrinking rapidly. A famous study found that if you take a fully rested human and keep them awake for 17 hours (starting at 8am), they start to perform like they have a blood alcohol level of 0.05%. Managing sleep is critical to managing fatigue. 2. Sinister shut-eye: When you are fatigued your brain starts to slow down. It’s like a modern computer turning into an old 286 (remember them?) – you lose track of what you are doing, become grumpy and you start to make simple mistakes and errors. If left unchecked, fatigue can build until the silent killer appears – the microsleep. These are small bursts of sleep that you cannot control no matter what you are doing. 3. Don’t push the barrier: It is a mistake to try to muscle through fatigue because when it gets dangerously high, you start to think you are OK and continue working. This is why so many people drive themselves to death on the roads – if you were aware you could nod off at any second, would you continue driving? 4. Scrambled sleep, the shift workers dilemma: Our body clock governs when we are awake and when we sleep. It powers you up for alertness in the morning and down

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When fatigue levels become dangerously high, the victim will probably think they are OK.

Fighting fatigue 1. Get the sleep you need. The main cause of fatigue is not getting enough good sleep. As a general rule aim for a minimum of about seven hours sleep a night. 2. Sleep during the day before your first night shift. Siesta time (around 2pm) is a good time to get that extra shuteye. 3. Set up your bedroom for fantastic sleep. Make it pitch black during the day and totally quiet, with a superb mattress and the right temperature. Some people find the white noise made by running a fan helps. 4. Take care with commuting. If possible, catch public transport, live closer to work, car pool or power nap before you drive home. Be careful with power napping as you may be groggy when you wake up. 5. Get checked out if you have bad sleep. If you suspect you may have a sleep problem get it checked out by a medical professional. for sleep at night. Shift workers must work against the body clock – not easy. For this reason it is essential that shift workers put a lot of effort into making the bedroom a fantastic place for sleep. 5. Sick sleep, short sleep, delayed sleep: Sleep problems are very common, affecting up to one third of the workforce. Someone with a sleep problem will have difficulty getting to sleep and difficulty staying asleep. If you have a sleep problem, you will have high levels of fatigue, even if you are not a shift worker. Short sleep, or power napping, can be a way to reduce fatigue. About 20 minutes can give © Aspermont Limited - courtesy Inside Safety magazine

you a boost, but be careful with that groggy feeling you can get on waking, especially from naps longer than 20 minutes. It’s called sleep inertia and can be as bad as fatigue, but most of it is gone in about 20 minutes. Caffeine (coffee, energy drinks) delays the need for sleep and gives you an alertness boost, but use it wisely. If you drink too much it can interfere with your sleep at home. Some people recommend using caffeine mainly in the first half of the shift. More resources on fatigue management at fatiguesafety.com.au

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ALULITE ALUMINIUM SCAFFOLDING PTY LTD 08 9379 1400 www.alulite.com.au

AON HEWITT 02 9253 7100 www.aonhewitt.com.au APPLIED FILTERS 03 9584 3966 www.ariel-industries.com.au APPLIED MINING TECHNOLOGIES 07 3201 2663 www.appliedminingtech.com APS LIGHTING & SAFETY PRODUCTS 08 9248 4419 www.aps-supply.com

ALEGRA SAFETY 08 9418 5275 www.alegrasafety.com.au

AQUACRETE/WHITFIELD MINERALS 08 9535 9299 www.aquacrete.com.au

ACUMINE PTY LTD 02 9351 7690 www.acumine.com

ALERE AUSTRALIA 07 3363 7711 www.alere.com.au

ARMCO BARRIERS PTY LTD 03 9311 1312 www.armcobarriers.com.au

ADG GLOBAL SUPPLY 08 9329 5900 www.adgglobalsupply.com

ALIMAK HEK PTY LTD 03 8795 6789 www.alimakhek.com.au

ARTCRAFT PTY LTD 03 8762 8900 www.artcraftpl.com.au

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ASPEN MEDICAL www.aspenmedical.com.au

ADVANCED BRAKING TECHNOLOGY LTD 08 9273 4800 www.advancedbraking.com

ALBERFIELD PTY LTD 08 9221 4396 www.alberfield.com.au

ACTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS 03 9431 3500 www.aesolutions.com.au

ASK-US CONSULTANCIES PTY LTD 08 8326 7111

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ASTRAL ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA 02 9675 3911 www.astralelectronics.com.au

ATS GLOBAL PTY LTD 03 9580 6783 www.atsglobal.com.au AUS E. PSYCH PTY LTD 07 3211 8919 www.ausepsych.com.au AUSDRILL LIMITED 08 9311 5666 www.ausdrill.com.au AUSPROOF PTY LTD 07 4978 4000 www.ausproof.com.au AUSSIE ELECTRICAL PTY LTD 1300 668 405 www.aussietradesupplies.com.au AUSSIE SAFETY STICKERS 03 9786 8925 www.aussiesafetystickers.com AUSTMAN PTY LTD 08 9370 5199 www.austman.com AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF HEALTH & SAFETY 07 3822 3228 www.austchs.com AUSTRALASIAN RESOURCE CONSULTANTS (AARC) 07 3217 8772 www.aarc.net.au AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY (ACOHS PTY LTD) 03 9875 6900 www.acohs.com.au AUSTRALIAN CONVEYOR ENGINEERING PTY LTD 02 4370 9500 www.conveyor.net.au AUSTRALIAN ELECTRICAL SERVICES PTY LTD 08 9317 5999 www.australianelectricalservices.com.au AUSTRALIAN HEALTH & SAFETY SUPPLIES 07 3209 5330 www.safetysupplies.com.au AUSTRALIAN HEIGHT SAFETY SERVICES 1300 850 121 www.vhss.com.au AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY TRAINING PROVIDERS 9437 2502 www.aitp.com.au

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Inside Safety Suppliers Directory AUSTRALIAN RESCUE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 07 5445 6965 AUSTRALIAN SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS 08 8443 9844 www.ascs.com.au AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES INVESTMENT COMMISSION 08 9261 4142 www.asic.gov.au/fido AUSTRALIAN WORKPL DRUG TESTING SERVICES 07 5572 4008 www.awdts.com.au AUSTREC INTERNATIONAL PROPRIETY LIMITED 02 9698 0177 www.austlighttower.com.au AUSWORKWEAR & SAFETY 03 5134 1478 www.ausworkwear.com.au AUTO CONTROL SYSTEMS 08 9258 4555 www.autocontrols.com.au AUTOMATED CONTROL PTY LTD 02 4964 4022 www.automatedcontrol.com.au AUTOMATION IT 07 3299 3844 www.automationit.com AW WORKWISE 02 9687 7122 www.awworkwise.com.au B&R ENCLOSURES PTY LTD 08 9248 9744 www.brenclosures.com.au B&R ENCLOSURES PTY LTD 07 3714 1000 www.brenclosures.com.au BAC SYSTEMS PTY LIMITED 02 9832 2777 www.bacsystems.com.au BAKER HYDRAULICS PTY LTD 08 8276 3188 www.bakerhydraulics.com.au BALLANTYNE SAFETY 07 3357 9503 www.ballantynesafety.com.au BARMINCO LTD 08 9416 1000 www.barminco.com.au BARRIER GROUP PTY LTD 1300 553 320 www.barsec.com.au BASF AUSTRALIA LTD 02 8811 4200 www.basf-cc.com.au BASF AUSTRALIA LTD 03 8855 6600 www.basf.com.au

BEST PRACTICE MANAGED SOLUTIONS 07 4063 3855 www.bestpracticesolutions.com.au BETA SAFETY 08 6254 6900 www.betasafety.com.au BIG SAFETY 02 9481 4555 www.bigsafety.com.au BIS INDUSTRIES LTD 02 4966 1544 www.bisindustries.com BISALLOY STEEL PTY LTD 02 4272 0444 www.bisalloy.com.au BJ YOUNG EARTHMOVING 0419 847 988 www.bjyoung.com.au BKT TYRES 1300 916 556 www.tfiearthmover.com.au BLACKSMITH JACKS INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE 07 4944 3200 www.blacksmithjacks.com.au BLACKWOODS 137 323 www.blackwoods.com.au BLH SAFETY SOLUTIONS 03 6383 4333 www.blhsafetysolutions.com BLUE GLUE 02 9620 7500 www.blueglue.com.au BLUE HEELER BOOTS 07 3846 7101 www.blueheelerboots.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 02 9208 3698 www.bullivants.com

CORPORATE MEDICAL OPTIONS 02 6282 1100 www.corporatemedical.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 08 9451 8133 www.bullivants.com

CORYS ELECTRICAL & EQUIPSAFETY LTD +64 6 759 5420 www.corys.co.nz

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 08 9144 4577 www.bullivants.com BUS 4X4 www.bus4x4.com.au CAIRNS SCUBA AIR 07 4035 5035 www.safeair.net.au

CRUSHING & MINING EQUIPMENT PTY LTD 08 9437 1477 www.crushingandmining.com.au

CATTANI CONSULTING 08 6270 6357 www.journeyprogram.com.au

CUBE CONSULTING 08 9442 2111 www.cubeconsulting.com.au

CBC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD – CBC MOTION MINING & RESOURCES 02 9947 9293 www.conbear.com

CUMMINS SOUTH PACIFIC 07 3710 4700 www.cummins.com

CCTV HIRE PTY LTD 02 9618 0444 www.cctvhire.com.au CERAMABOND PTY LTD 08 9303 2777 www.ceramabond.com.au CIRLOCK – ERIK LARSEN PTY LTD 07 5445 2910 www.cirlock.com.au CITYWIDE SERVICE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 03 9261 5000 www.citywide.com.au COASTAL ENTERPRISES (WA) PTY LTD 08 9437 6688 www.coastalenterprises.com.au

BOC LIMITED 131 262 www.boc.com.au

COBO OCEANIA 07 3807 4866 www.3b6.it

BOGS FOOTWEAR / FLORSHEIM AUSTRALIA 1800 426 466 www.bogsfootwear.com.au

COFFEY ENVIRONMENTS 03 9473 1300 www.coffey.com

BOLLE SAFETY 03 8558 1000 www.bollesafety.com.au

COLDMIST FINE PARTICLE WATER SOLUTIONS 1800 773 778 www.coldmistcooling.com.au

BOMAC ENGINEERING 03 9796 5300 www.bomac.com.au

COMBINED SAFETY SERVICES 02 4968 4617 www.combinedsafetyservices.com.au

BOOM LOGISTICS LIMITED 1300 362 666 www.boomlogistics.com.au

COMPLETE FIRE DESIGN (CFD) 08 9371 2400 www.cfdonline.com.au

BRANACH MANUFACTURING 03 9761 6633 www.branach.com.au

COMPLETE RISK MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 02 9548 6719 www.crmi.com.au

BRENNISTON FIRST AID & WORKPLACE SAFETY 1300 730 079 www.brenniston.com.au

BEAVER BRANDS PTY LTD 02 9034 5444 www.beaver.com.au

BRITAX AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT 07 3000 1900 www.britaxae.com.au

BEAVER TECHNOLOGY SERVICES / BEAVER GROUP 02 8811 3500 www.beavergrp.com.au

BROOKS AUSTRALIA 02 9684 1466 www.brooks.com.au

COMPRESSED AIR AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 787 688 www.caasafety.com.au CONNECT HEARING 08 9479 5630 www.connecthearing.com.au CONSOLIDATED TRAINING SERVICES 08 9417 9444 www.consolidatedtraining.com.au

BELCUR PTY LTD 07 3820 2488

BUCKAROO LEATHER WORKS 02 4225 9333 www.buckarooleather.com.au

BELL DIES SYDNEY PTY LTD 02 9772 4477 www.belldies.com.au

BULLEX DIGITAL SAFETY 04 0082 2271 www.bullexsafety.com.au

CONSTRUCTION SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE (CSTC) 07 3373 8888 www.cstc.org.au

BERENDSEN FLUID POWER PTY LTD 1800 814 411 www.hydraulic-repair.com.au

BULLIVANTS HANDLING SAFETY 08 9091 1411 www.bullivants.com

CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 02 4566 8114 www.controlledenvironment.com.au

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CRANES ASPHALTING & BITUMEN SEALING PTY LTD 03 5152 2941 www.cranesasphalting.com.au

CAPITAL SAFETY 1800 245 002 www.capitalsafety.com.au

BOC INDUSTRIAL 02 8874 4400 www.boc.com.au

BATA INDUSTRIALS 03 5970 8500 www.bataindustrials.com

CR KENNEDY & COMPANY PTY LTD 03 9823 1533 www.crkennedy.com.au

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CUSTOM FLUIDPOWER 1300 781 178 www.custom.com.au DANDO DRILLING AUSTRALIA 04 1225 7724 www.dandodrillingaustralia.com DANDY GAS & WELDING SUPPLIES 03 9794 6287 www.dandygas.com.au DANTERE SAFETY 03 5023 2322 www.dantere.com.au DELTACOAT PTY LTD 08 9248 6355 www.mascoataustralia.com DELTASBD LIMITED 07 4957 0555 www.deltasbd.com.au DENRAY MARINE SERVICES LIMITED 64 9274 8080 www.denray.co.nz DESIGNFIRE 08 6296 6301 www.designfire.com.au DITCHFIELD CONTRACTING PTY LTD 02 6555 9111 www.ditchfield.com.au DM BREAKER EQUIPMENT 08 9493 0588 www.dmbreaker.com DMF INTERNATIONAL 02 9636 5466 www.dmf.com.au DOWN UNDER SAFETY 1300 833 310 www.downundersafety.com DOWNING TEAL PTY LTD 02 9929 9666 www.downingteal.com DRAEGER SAFETY PACIFIC PTY LTD 1800 677 787 www.draeger.com DRAKE INTERNATIONAL 03 9559 8220 www.drakeintl.com DRILLSTRALIS PTY LTD 07 4992 1579 www.drillstralis.com.au DRS INDUSTRIES 02 9773 4116 www.drsindustries.com.au DUPONT AUSTRALIA LTD 18 0025 2997 www.dupont.com.au

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DURATRAY INTERNATIONAL 03 8761 2800 www.duratray.com

ENVIRON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 08 9225 5199 www.environcorp.com

FMEDGE TRAINING INSTITUTE 02 9981 2489 www.fmedge.com.au

HARD METAL INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 07 3714 5700 www.hardmetalindustries.com.au

DUST CONTROL SOLUTIONS 1800 663 878 www.dustcontrol.com.au

ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS & SERVICES 03 8420 8999 www.esands.com

FOOTWEAR INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 08 9209 3322 www.steelblue.com.au

HARDY SPICER AUSTRALIA 03 9794 1900 www.hardyspicer.com.au

ENWARE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 8536 4000 www.enware.com.au

FREUDENBERG FILTRATION TECHNOLOGIES 03 9587 9488 www.microfreshfilters.com.au

HARTAC SALES AND DISTRIBUTION PTY LTD 08 9373 3700 www.hartac.com.au

EQUIP SAFETY +64 3 338 1009 www.equipsafety.co.nz

FSE GLOBAL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 04 6958 5177 www.fse-global.com

E.W. COX INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 02 9557 6400 www.ewcox.com.au

EQUIPMENT SAFETY SYSTEMS 03 8770 6555 www.eqss.com.au

FUTUREMEDIA 02 9279 4499 www.futuremedia.com.au

HASTINGS DEERING (AUSTRALIA) LTD 131 228 www.hastingsdeering.com.au

EASTERNWELL 08 6228 0000 www.easternwell.com.au

ERIEZ MAGNETICS PTY LTD 03 9305 4099 www.eriez.com

GAZAL – BISLEY WORKWEAR 1300 247 539 www.bisleyworkwear.com.au

ESS ENGINEERING SERVICES & SUPPLIES 08 9370 3155 www.esseng.com.au

GBI MINING INTELLIGENCE 07 3147 8300 www.gbimining.com

DYNAMIQ 02 9978 6600 www.dynamiq.com.au DYWIDAG-SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL (DSI) 02 4948 9099 www.dsiminingproducts.com

EASTERNWELL 07 4659 1587 www.easternwell.com.au EATON HYDRAULICS GROUP 03 9319 8222 www.eaton.com

EXECUTIVE HEALTH MANAGEMENT 02 9235 0700 www.ehm.com.au

EBBE 07 3855 4004 www.ebbe.com.au

EXITKITS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 394 854 www.exitkitsaustralia.com.au

ECOSPILL 07 3881 0554 www.ecospill.com.au

EYRES OPTICS 1300 663 209 www.eyresoptics.com

ECOTECH 03 9730 7800 www.ecotech.com.au

EZY-DRIVE 1300 137 742 www.ezydrive.com.au

ELECTRIC CONTROL PRODUCTS 08 9249 1044 www.safe-t-products.com.au

F WEBER AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9673 4234 www.weber-mining.com

ELECTRICAL TESTING SERVICES / ETS 1300 304 959 www.electricaltesting.com.au

FALLRIGHT INTERNATIONAL 08 9334 1000 www.fallright.com

ELECTRONIC POWER SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 07 3881 3666 www.electronicpowersolutions.com ELECTROPAR LIMITED 64 9274 2000 www.electropar.co.nz

FANQUIP 1300 224 308 www.fanquip.com.au FERRIS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS PTY LTD 07 3236 4544 www.ferrismc.com.au

GE INDUSTREA MINING TECHNOLOGY 02 4336 1800 www.industrea.com.au GECKO SPECIAL COATINGS PTY LTD 08 9477 5299 www.geckospeco.com.au

GEOCONSULT PTY LTD 07 3851 7400 www.geoconsult.com.au

HECS FIRE 08 9331 3966 www.hecsfire.com

GEOHART CONSULTANTS PTY LTD 03 9574 8377 www.geohartconsultants.com.au

HEDWELD GROUP OF COMPANIES 02 6574 0000 www.hedweld.com.au

GERARD DANIELS 08 9322 0888 www.gerard-daniels.com

HEIGHT DYNAMICS 07 3862 2533 www.heightdynamics.com.au

GET SMART PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS 1300 889 986 www.gspromo.com.au

HELLA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9581 9299 www.hella.com.au

GLOBAL SAFE TECHNOLOGIES 02 9609 4685 www.globalsafe.com.au

ELLTON CONVEYORS PTY LTD 02 4324 1900 www.conveying.com.au

FIRE PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES 0427 756 679 www.fire-protection.com.au

GLOBAL SPILL CONTROL PTY LTD 03 9335 5366 www.globalspill.com

FIRST AID INTERNATIONAL 1300 365 675 www.firstaidinternational.com.au

GLOBAL STEAMEXFIRE INERTISATION SERVICES 07 3711 5268 www.steamexfire.com

GILBERT GRAY & CO PTY LTD 02 9638 1077 www.gilgray.com.au

EMONA INSTRUMENTS 07 3275 2183 www.emona.com.au

FIRST AID MANAGEMENT & TRAINING CENTRE PTY LTD 03 9894 1013 www.firstaidmanagement.com.au

EMTIVAC ENGINEERING PTY LTD 03 9768 3240 www.emtivac.com

FITSENSE AUSTRALIA 02 6161 0810 www.fitsense.com.au

GOLDER ASSOCIATES PTY LTD 07 3721 5400 www.golder.com

ENGINECARE SYSTEMS AUSTRALASIA PTY LTD 1300 774 662 www.enginecare.com.au

FLINDERS SAFETY SUPPLIES 08 8632 6490 www.internode.on.net

GOLDING CONTRACTORS PTY LTD 07 3510 3400 www.golding.com.au

FLIR SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 729 987 www.flir.com

GOODWIN CONSULTING SERVICES PTY LTD 07 3868 3988 www.passaust.com.au

ENVIROHEALTH CONSULTING PTY LTD 07 3390 5344 www.envirohealth.com.au

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FLSMIDTH LUDOWICI 07 3121 2900 www.ludowici.com.au

HEALTH ON THE MOVE 08 9485 0700 www.healthmove.com

HEARING BIZ 08 9586 1925 www.hearingbiz.com.au

FIRE AND SAFETY AUSTRALIA 1300 885 530 www.fireandsafetyaustralia.com.au

FLSMIDTH KREBS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 07 5519 5700 www.flsmidthkrebs.com

HEALTH BY DESIGN 1300 304 068 www.healthbydesign.com.au

GEOBRUGG AUSTRALIA 03 9398 5925 www.ust.com.au

ELLIOTT AUSTRALIA 07 3265 2944 www.elliottaustralia.com

Envirogreen PTY LTD 02 6681 1532

HBA LEARNING CENTRES 1300 721 503 www.hbalearningcentres.com.au

HEALTHWORKS 02 9954 1888 www.healthworks.com.au

FILTER TECHNOLOGY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4966 1833 www.filtertechnology.com.au

ENRETECH AUSTRALASIA PTY LTD 02 4869 3261 www.enretech.com.au

HAZCON PTY LTD 1800 429 266 www.hazcon.com.au

GENERAL SIGNS 07 3299 4599 www.generalsigns.com.au

ELEMENT14 02 9644 7722 au.element14.com

EMIL FORD LAWYERS 02 9267 9800 www.emilford.com.au

HAULMAX (AUST) PTY LTD 03 6442 7777 www.haulmax.com

GNORTOP AND ASSOCIATES 08 8942 1978 www.gnortop.com.au

HES 08 9452 6500 www.hes1.com.au HETRONIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4966 1281 www.hetronic.com.au HI -WEIGH AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9605 3500 HIBBS & ASSOCIATES PTY LTD 02 9746 3244 www.hibbs.com.au HI-CRAFT SAFETY 1300 088 089 www.hicraftsafety.com.au HIGH POINT SAFETY 07 4035 1755 www.hpsqld.com.au HIGH TIMBER CONSULTING PTY LTD 08 6389 0020 www.resourceshr.com HIGHPOINT ACCESS & RESCUE 07 4927 2722 www.haar.com.au HIMA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 08 9323 2100 www.hima.com.au

GPS INNOVATIONS 1300 438 477 www.gpsinnovations.com.au

HIP POCKET WORKWEAR & SAFETY 07 4034 1170 www.hippocketworkwear.com.au

GROUNDPROBE PTY LTD 08 9378 8000 www.groundprobe.com

HI-VIS SIGNS & SAFETY 1300 857 500 www.hivis.com

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Inside Safety Suppliers Directory HOLISTIC SERVICES GROUP (AUST) 1300 889 073 www.holisticservices.com.au

INTERSAFE GROUP PTY LTD 07 3895 8111 www.intersafe.com.au

LB WIRE ROPES 02 9631 8833 www.lbwireropes.com.au

MGPA 0427 442 382 www.mgpa.com

HONEYWELL ANALYTICS ASIA PACIFIC CO www.honeywell.com

ISNZ – INTRINSICALLY SAFE NZ (HAZARDOUS AREA EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS) 00 9477 2808 www.isnz.co.nz

LIFE & RESCUE INTERNATIONAL 02 4927 6240 www.lri.com.au

MIDECO DUST CONTROL 1300 854 085 www.mideco.com.au

LIFTCO INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES PTY. LTD 02 9829 4411 www.liftcoindsup.com.au

MILES ENGINEERING 07 4627 1631 www.milesengineering.com.au

HONEYWELL SAFETY PRODUCTS 1300 139 166 www.honeywellsafety.com HSE PLUS PTY LTD 07 3277 5305 www.hseplus.com HYDEN ENGINEERING 02 4932 0111 www.hydeneng.com.au HYVA PACIFIC PTY LTD 02 4964 8489 www.hyva.com IAC COLPRO PTY LTD 02 8781 0400 www.colpro.com.au IAN LUFF MOTIVATION AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9622 5424 www.ianluff.com.au IB INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 07 3348 8300 www.ibinternational.com.au ICOM AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9549 7500 www.icom-australia.com IDASAFETY PTY LTD 07 5450 1407 www.idasafety.com.au IDEC 03 8523 5900 IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 03 9396 8900 www.identecsolutions.com IFAP 08 9333 9999 www.ifap.asn.au IM CONCEPTS PTY LTD 08 8941 3211 www.imconcepts.net.au IMAGCO 03 5572 1685 www.imagco.com.au IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES 08 9347 9000 www.immersivetechnologies.com INDICO PTY LTD 08 8351 5955 www.indico.net.au INDIGO VISION 04 4925 5063 www.indigovision.com INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 03 9644 7777 www.indsci.com INDUSTROQUIP (QLD) 07 4152 7631 www.industroquip.com INDUSTRY PATHWAYS 07 5559 6666 www.industrypathways.com.au INJURY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH (IOH) 02 4210 7200 www.ioh.net

J & R TRAINING SERVICES 08 9172 2282 www.jrtraining.com.au JJ SAFETY 03 9484 7778 www.jjsafety.com.au JK TECH PTY LTD 07 3365 5842 www.jktech.com.au JOHN T BOYD 07 3232 5000 www.jtboyd.com JONCRIS SENTINEL SERVICES 07 4921 4407 www.joncris.com.au JONKER PLANT HIRE 07 3373 8737 www.jonkerhire.com.au JURALCO 1800 888 527 www.capral.com.au

LIGHTFORCE LIGHTING SYSTEMS 08 8440 0888 www.lightforce.com LINE MANAGEMENT PTY LTD 1800 222 140 www.lmit.edu.au LITHGOW FIRE SERVICES 0417 437 236 www.fireprotectionandsafety.com.au

LUMEN AUSTRALIA 03 8787 1000 www.lumen.com.au

MINERALS INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH CENTRE – UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND 07 3346 4066 www.mishc.uq.edu.au

LUMIN8 PTY LTD 03 9243 8880 LUNAGAS PTY LIMITED 02 4963 3913 members.ozemail.com.au/~lunagas

KD FISHER & CO PTY LTD 08 8277 3288 www.kdfisher.com.au

MANAGEMATE 02 9756 2622 www.managemate.com.au

KELLS TRAINING CENTRE & SAFETY SUPPLIES 02 9834 1391 www.kellstraining.com.au

MANDURAH SAFETY AND TRAINING SERVICE 08 9581 8333 www.msts.com.au

KEMPPI AUSTRALIA LTD 02 9605 9500 www.kemppi.com

MASTER LOCK EUROPE SAS 0033 1 41 43 72 34 www.safetyseries.co.uk

KENNARDS CONCRETE CARE 1300 662 599 www.concretecare.com.au

MCA BUSINESS EDUCATION & TRAINING 02 9521 3422 www.mcabusiness.com.au

KINETIC GROUP 07 3872 8500 www.miskillscentre.com.au KINGGEE 1800 658 791 www.kinggee.com.au

MDR CERTIFICATION ENGINEERS PTY LTD 08 9437 2007 www.mdr.net.au MEASUREMENT DEVICES (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD 03 9318 9666 www.mdlaustralia.com.au MECAL PTY LTD 03 9314 0144 www.mecal.com.au

KINYUN AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9981 3899 www.kinyun.com.au

MECHANICAL ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA 07 4979 3200 www.mecheng.com.au

KONEKT 02 9650 5111 www.konekt.com.au

MEDIBANK HEALTH SOLUTIONS 02 6269 2100 www.medibank.com.au

KOOLAT SAFETY 07 5665 6777 www.koolatsafety.com.au L&H GROUP 03 9243 3555 www.landhgroup.com.au

MINECORP 07 3275 2300 www.minecorp.com.au MINECRAFT CONSULTING 07 3482 3664 www.minecraft.com.au

MACDONALD MINING SERVICES PTY LTD 0402 217 555

KIDDE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9518 5588 www.kidde.com.au

MINEARC SYSTEMS 08 9333 4966 www.minearc.com.au

LSM TECHNOLOGIES 07 3225 8100 www.lsmtechnologies.com.au

KADOR ENGINEERING 07 3376 4455 www.kador.com.au

KENNARDS LIFT & SHIFT 02 9898 3300 www.liftandshift.com.au

MINE SIGNS 07 3208 3440 www.minesigns.com.au

MEDILIFE PTY LTD 1300 130 385 www.medilife.com.au MEGABOLT AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 8359 6300 www.megabolt.com.au

MINING INDUSTRY RESOURCES PTY LTD 07 4952 4662 www.adaptfms.com MINOVA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4428 5248 www.minova.com.au MINVENT SOLUTIONS 08 9377 1129 www.minvent.com.au MODULAR MINING SYSTEMS PTY LTD 02 4352 5711 www.mmsi.com MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS 03 9842 6471 www.motorolasolutions.com.au MOULTRIE DATABASE AND MODELLING 07 3326 1200 www.moultrie.com.au MOULTRIE HIRE 07 4953 9209 www.moultrie.com.au MOULTRIE SAFETY 07 3326 1200 www.moultrie.com.au MPOWER 02 8788 4600 www.mpower.com.au MSA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9688 0333 www.msa.net.au MSDS PTY LTD 02 6287 6996 www.msds.com.au MSS POWER 18 0076 9370 www.cabacpower.com.au MTI GROUP 08 9302 3999 www.mtigroup.com.au NARVA AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING & ELECTRICAL 1800 113 443 www.narva.com.au

LABRADOR PETRO – MANAGEMENT 08 6216 5600 www.lpm.com.au

MEN @ WORK TRAINING SOLUTIONS 07 4622 2300 www.maw.net.au

INSPIRE EDUCATION PTY LTD 07 3054 5400 www.inspireeducation.net.au

LASERBOND LIMITED 02 4631 4500 www.laserbond.com.au

MERCER VALVE CO. 03 9460 5203 www.mercervalve.net

NARVA LAMPS – BROWN AND WATSON INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 03 9730 6000 www.narva.com.au

INTERCHEM PTY LTD 03 9270 9600 www.interchem.com.au

LAWRENCE & HANSON – AUSLEC 08 9451 3433 www.landhgroup.com.au

METIS SYSTEMS 0488 264 451 www.metissystems.com.au

NAVMAN WIRELESS AUSTRALIA 1300 GPS FLEET / 1300 477 353 www.navmanwireless.com.au

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NELMAC PTY LTD 02 6027 1520 www.nelmac.net.au

PALARIS MINING PTY LTD 02 4927 5511 www.palaris.com.au

RADIATION SAFETY SERVICES 08 9475 0099 www.radiationsafety.com.au

SAFEMAN AUSTRALIA 03 6435 0112 www.safeman.com.au

NLT AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 07 5495 2944 www.nltinc.com

PARAMEDICAL SERVICES 02 9608 0222 www.paramedical.com.au

RCR INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 03 9558 2020 www.rcr.com.au

SAFEMAN AUSTRALIA 08 9451 3000 www.safeman.com.au

NO BOLT OPERATIONS PTY LTD 1800 331 478 www.nobolt.com.au

PELICAN PRODUCTS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4367 7022 www.pelican.com

RECEO SAFETY AND RESPONSE CONSULTANTS 08 9432 2520 www.receo.com.au

SAFEMAN SAFETY EQUIPMENT & WORKWEAR 03 9009 8222 www.safeman.com.au

PENTAGON MANAGEMENT 02 9891 4844 www.pentagon.com.au

RECOILA 02 9621 8988 www.recoila.com.au

SAFEPAD 08 9474 6886 www.safepad.com.au

NORSTATE GAS 07 4031 1738 www.spwgroup.com.au

PERFORMANCE ON HAND 1300 731 336 www.performanceonhand.com

REEL TECH PTY LTD 03 9583 2368 www.reeltech.com.au

SAFERIGHT PTY LTD 1800 352 335 www.saferight.com.au

NOSKE GROUP 03 9591 9303 www.noskegroup.com.au

PERI AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 8805 2300 www.periaus.com.au

REFLECT FABRICS 07 5593 8337 www.reflectfabrics.com

SAFEROADS PTY LTD 1800 060 672 www.saferoads.com.au

NSCA – NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA LTD 03 8562 1555 www.nsca.org.au

PERMANENT ANCHOR POINTS AUSTRALIA 08 9414 1634 www.papa.net.au

REFLEXITE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 07 3376 6511 www.reflexite.com.au

SAFE-T-VIEW CONVEX MIRRORS 02 9905 5199 www.safe-t-view.com.au

REMOTE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES 08 9353 6577 www.rct.net.au

SAFETY & RESCUE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 08 9414 9877 www.safetyandrescue.com.au

NORMAN G. CLARK (A/ASIA) PTY LTD 03 9450 8200 www.ngclark.com.au

NUFAB INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 08 9927 1297 www.nufab.com.au OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MACKAY 07 4957 4724 www.occupationalhealthmackay.com.au OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS PTY LTD 1300 724 502 www.ohp.com.au ODOUR CONTROL SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4961 6185 www.odours.com.au OEM GROUP PTY LTD 08 9379 3300 www.oemgroup.com.au OHMCATS PTY LTD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 0411 444 093 www.ohmcats.com.au OLYMPIC CIVIL ENGINEERING PTY LTD 08 9385 1155 ON SITE SAFETY 08 9208 7288 www.onsitesafety.com.au OPTALERT 03 9425 5000 www.optalert.com OPTEC 03 5133 7174 www.optec.com.au ORAFOL REFLECTIVE SOLUTIONS AUSTRALIA P/L 07 3376 6511 www.orafol.com OSHEM SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 1300 657 279 www.oshemsolutions.com.au OSP SAFETY PRODUCTS & SIGNS 07 4939 5835 www.osp.net.au OTB PRODUCTS 07 5525 2523 www.otbproducts.com.au OZ LED 07 3205 4355 www.ozled.com.au PACIFIC COAST ENGINEERING PTY LTD 07 4774 8477 www.pcegroup.ypsitesmart.com.au PAFTEC AUSTRALIA 02 8436 4000 www.paftec.com.au

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PERNA ENGINEERING 08 9418 6352 www.pernaengineering.com PERTH PETROLEUM SERVICES 08 9258 5877 www.perthpetroleum.com.au PERTRONIC 03 9562 7577 www.pertronic.com.au

REMOTE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES 08 9021 1600 www.rct.net.au REPOWER MINING INTERNATIONAL 02 4954 0163 www.rmipsl.com.au RISK FREE WORKPLACE 02 9945 0691 www.riskfree.com.au

PHYSIOLINK PTY LTD 08 8364 0889 www.physiolink.com.au PIPE CODING TECHNOLOGY PTY LTD 08 9571 8593 www.pipecoding.com POWER STEP (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD 07 3277 3977 www.powerstep.com.au PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP (PSG) 08 9205 4800 www.practicalsolutionsgroup.com PRATT SAFETY SYSTEMS 1300 133 226 www.prattsafety.com.au PRENCO ENVIRONMENTAL SPILL CONTROL 08 8294 7711 www.prenco.com.au PRESTIGE LOGISTICS 08 9356 5900 www.prestigelogistics.com.au PRESTON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9748 4677 www.prestonaustralia.com PRESTON SUPERACCESS PTY LTD 02 9748 4677 www.prestonaustralia.com PRIORITY SUPPLIES AUST 03 6430 3400 www.prioritysupplies.com.au PROTECTOR ALSAFE PTY LTD 132 832 www.protectoralsafe.com.au PRO-VISUAL PUBLISHING 02 8272 2611 www.provisual.com.au

RITE PRICE DISTRIBUTORS 07 5574 5618 www.ritepricedistributors.com.au RIVERINA WORKWEAR 02 6955 5999 www.rwwgroup.com.au ROOFSAFE INDUSTRIAL SAFETY – RIS / SYNCRON 02 8781 2100 www.rissafety.com

SAFETY & RESCUE EQUIPMENT 08 9412 8700 www.srequipment.com.au SAFETY AIR PTY LTD 03 9589 5435 www.safetyair.com.au SAFETY CULTURE 1300 306 604 www.safetyculture.com.au SAFETY EQUIPMENT AUSTRALIA 02 9910 7500 www.theseagroup.com SAFETY EYEWEAR EXPRESS 0431 597 951 www.safetyeyewearexpress.com.au SAFETY INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA 1800 808 380 www.sia.org.au

ROPE ACCESS ENGINEERING 02 6253 0653 www.ropeaccessengineering.com

SAFETY MATE 1300 267 336 www.safetymate.com.au

ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE OF AUSTRALIA (RFDS) 08 9417 6400 www.rfdswa.com.au

SAFETY SERVICES 03 5821 2817 www.netspace.net.au

RSEA PTY LTD 132 100 www.rsea.com.au RSEA PTY LTD 08 9022 7185 www.rsea.com.au RST – DUST EARTH WATER SOLUTIONS 07 5522 0244 www.rstsolutions.com.au RSV AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 08 9202 1068 www.rsvaustralia.com RUSH ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE 08 8340 0776 www.rushengineering.com.au RUSMAR 0416 233 233 www.rusmarinc.com

SAFETY SIGNS SERVICE 1300 723 549 www.safetysignsservice.com.au SAFETY STATIONS AUSTRALIA 03 9796 3358 www.safetystations.com.au SAFETY STEP 02 6688 0209 www.safetystep.com SAFETY SUPPLIES (S.A.) PTY LTD 08 8387 8660 www.safetysuppliessa.com.au SAFETY SYSTEMS PTY LTD 03 5442 5449 www.safetysystems.net.au SAFETYCO PTY LTD 08 8235 2003 www.txc.net.au SAFETYLEC 07 4035 3533 www.safetylec.com.au

PROXYVOLT PTY LTD 07 3722 6499 www.proxyvolt.com.au

RUSSELL CONSULTING INTERNATIONAL 03 9696 3166 www.russellconsulting.com.au

QML PATHOLOGY 07 3121 4444 www.qml.com.au

SAFE 1 02 4954 0622 www.safe1.com.au

SAFETYQUIP 02 4966 1102 www.safetyquip.com.au

QMW INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 08 6253 1700 www.qmw.com.au

SAFE WORK COLLEGE 07 3846 2411 www.safework.qld.edu.au

SAFETYQUIP CENTRAL COAST 08 9250 7611 www.safetyquip.com.au

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SAFETYLINK PTY LTD 1300 789 545 www.heightsafety.com

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Inside Safety Suppliers Directory SAGE TECHNOLOGY 03 5132 2600 www.sagetechnology.com.au SAI GLOBAL 1300 513 107 www.saiglobal.com/compliance SATCOMMS AUSTRALIA 1300 732 517 www.satcomms.com.au SCARBOROUGH UPHOLSTERY & SAFETY EQUIPMENT 02 4294 3311 www.scarboroughupholstery.com.au SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC 1300 369 233 www.schneider-electric.com.au SCOPE TRAINING 08 9321 6307 www.scopetraining.com.au SEEING MACHINES LIMITED 02 6103 4700 www.seeingmachines.com SEMCO EQUIPMENT SALES 02 9833 6000 www.semcogroup.com.au SETON AUSTRALIA 1800 651 173 www.seton.com.au SETS ENTERPRISES / SAFETY & EMERGENCY TRAINING SERVICES 08 9240 5191 www.setservices.com.au SGS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 765 725 www.sgs.com SHIFTWORK SOLUTIONS 07 3216 0161 www.shiftworksolutions.com SIGN WORKS WA 08 9964 2749 www.signworkswa.com.au SITE WARE DIRECT 1800 897 989 www.sitewaredirect.com.au SITEMED 08 8447 2017 www.sitemed.com.au SKILLED GROUP LTD 08 9229 8233 www.skilled.com.au SKILLPRO SERVICES PTY LTD 07 3276 0099 www.skillpro.com.au SKILLSDMC 02 9324 8600 www.skillsdmc.com.au SKYHOOKS DIFFICULT ACCESS 02 9686 8236 www.skyhooks.com.au SKYLOTEC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 4721 3337 en.skylotec-industry.com SM SAFETY 02 9652 0799 www.smsafety.com.au SMC PNEUMATICS (AUST) PTY LTD 07 3623 5300 www.smcaus.com.au

SPECIAL MINING SERVICES PTY LTD 02 9652 0799 www.smsafetyonline.com.au SPILL STATION AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9725 5640 www.spillstation.com.au SPILL STATION WA 08 9303 4033 www.spillstation.com.au SPRAY NOZZLE ENGINEERING PTY LTD 03 9583 2368 www.spraynozzle.com.au SPRAYING SYSTEMS CO PTY LTD 03 9318 0511 www.spray.com.au ST JOHN AMBULANCE NT 08 8922 6200 www.stjohnnt.org.au ST JOHN AMBULANCE WESTERN AUSTRALIA 08 9334 6722 www.stjohnambulance.com.au

THE KB GROUP AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 851 143 www.kbhs.com.au

VOCAM PTY LTD 03 9809 7700 www.vocam.com

THE LIFTING COMPANY PTY LTD 08 9472 6333 www.theliftingcompany.com.au

WA SAFETY 08 9258 7088 www.wasafety.com.au

THE LUCAS GROUP 1800 882 287 www.lucasgroup.com.au

WASTE INITIATIVES 02 6571 4088 www.wasteinitiatives.com

THE MOORE COMPANY INC 30 4344 8024 www.moorecompany.com

WASTECH ENGINEERING 03 8787 1600 www.wastetech.com.au

THE SAFETY HUB 08 8346 6899 www.thesafetyhub.com.au

WEG AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9765 4600 www.weg.net/au

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC 1300 735 292 www.thermofisher.com.au

WEIGHMATE PTY LTD 02 9756 2622

THINK SAFETY 02 6581 4000 www.thinksafety.com.au THOROUGHCLEAN 07 5467 2025 www.thoroughclean.com.au

WELLING & CROSSLEY P/L 03 9316 9700 www.wellcross.com.au WESLEY CORPORATE HEALTH 07 3234 2600 www.weshealth.com.au WESTATE MINING & INDUSTRIAL 08 9274 4443 www.westatemining.com

STAR SAFETY 08 8349 9411 www.starsafety.com.au

TOTALLY WORKWEAR 07 4047 4444 www.totallyworkwear.com.au

STATEWIDE SAFETY SUPPLIES WA 08 9965 5440 www.safetysupplieswa.com.au

TOWN & COUNTRY WORKWEAR 1800 134 463 www.tcworkwear.com.au

WILCOX SAFETY AND SIGNS PTY LTD 03 9720 1800 www.wilcoxsafety.com.au

STRATA PRODUCTS AUSTRALIA 02 4950 4000 www.strataproducts.com

TOWNVIEW AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 02 9560 3929 www.townview.com.au

WILD GEESE INTERNATIONAL 08 9322 1080 www.wildgeese.com.au

STRATA SAFETY PRODUCT’S 0439 855 805 www.strataproducts.com

TRAFFICCA 03 8750 0920 www.trafficca.com.au

STRUCTURFLEX LTD +64 9 8372 350 www.structurflex.co.nz

TRAINING AID AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 1300 2EN ROL www.trainingaidaustralia.com.au

WILHELMSEN SHIPS SERVICE PTY LTD 08 9336 0900 www.wilhelmsen.com

SUNSHINE COAST WORKWEAR & SAFETY 07 5452 6566 www.sunshinecoastworkwearand safety.com.au SUNWATER 07 3120 0000 www.sunwater.com.au SUPER SAFETY 02 4322 8847 www.supersafety.com.au SUPER SIGNS AUSTRALIA P/L 1800 707 446 www.supersigns.com.au SUPPLY CONNECTIONS PTY LTD 07 3385 7250 www.supplyconnections.com.au SURVIVAL CRAFT INSPECTORATE (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD 08 9330 8399 www.survivalcraft.com.au SUSTAINABILITY FUTURE GROWTH 08 9246 6666 www.sustainability.net.au SWIVELPOLE AUSTRALIA 08 9582 0870 www.swivelpole.com/au

TRANSPACIFIC INDUSTRIES PTY LTD 131 339 www.transpacific.com.au TREOTHAM AUTOMATION 02 9907 1788 www.treotham.com.au TROPICAL SAFETY AND IDENTIFICATION 07 4957 5550 www.tropicalsafety.com.au TUFF-AS WORKWEAR AND SAFETY 02 6492 6002 www.tuff-as.com.au TUTT BRYANT HEAVY LIFT & SHIFT 08 9230 0500 www.tuttbryantcranehire.com.au UNION RUBBER & ENGINEERING PTY LTD 02 9636 3444

WILTRADING PTY LTD 08 9435 9000 www.wiltrading.com.au WORK SAFE GEAR 08 9314 3377 www.worksafegear.com WORKCOVER 131 855 www.workcover.com WORKLINK OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & REHABILITATION SERVICE 08 9481 8055 www.worklink.com.au WORKPLACE SAFETY CENTRE 02 9833 7500 www.worksafecentre.com.au WORKSAFE CONNECT 0407 652 128 www.worksafeconnect.com

UNITY TRAINING SERVICES 08 9227 7809 www.unitytraining.com.au

WORKSENSE SAFETY AND WORKWEAR PTY LTD 02 8882 5840 www.worksense.com.au

UTC FIRE & SECURITY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD 03 9239 1200 www.gesecurity.com.au

WORKSITE FITNESS & REHABILITATION 1300 WFR 777 www.worksite.com.au

VEQ PTY LTD 08 9221 6328 www.veq.com.au

WORMALD 133 166 www.wormald.com.au

VERO INSURANCE LIMITED 08 9268 4225 www.veroengineering.com.au

WPM CONSULTING 08 8361 8177 www.wpmconsulting.com.au

SOKEROL 1300 889 262 www.sokerol.com

SYSTAG-SPECIALISED SAFETY EQUIPMENT SERVICES 07 3245 2098 www.systag.com.au

SONIC HEALTHCARE LIMITED 1300 775 357 www.sonichealthcare.com.au

TECHNOFIBRE AUSTRALIA 08 9494 2622 / 07 3255 6752 www.technofibreaustralia.com

VIGIL ANTI SLIP 9437 4811 www.vigilantislip.com

XENITH CONSULTING 07 3835 3900 www.xenith.com.au

SPANSET AUSTRALIA 02 4735 3955 www.spanset.com.au

TERRAPPE GROUP 1800 982 166 www.terrappe.com.au

VISION SAFE 08 9295 0624 www.visionsafe.com.au

YAKKA 08 9373 0000 www.hardyakka.com.au

SPARROWS GROUP 08 9359 2355 www.sparrowsgroup.com

TEX ONSITE 1300 785 935 www.texonsite.com.au

Visium 1300 138 526 www.visium.com.au

ZEAL GROUP 03 9614 3599 www.zeal.com.au

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