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Understanding GHS Compliance

Beginning the 1st of January 2017, federal workplaces have been required to label hazardous chemicals that are consistent with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation. The GHS is a system for standardising and harmonising the classification and labelling of chemicals, which was […]

The Very Real Problem of Plastic Pollution and What Can Be Done About it

Plastics have become such a common part of life for all of us. It is used as packaging for our food and drink, we bring them home from the supermarket, and to our workplaces, schools, or trips with family. They’re in our mobile phones, computers, containers, clothes, our kids’ toys, and even our toothbrushes. You […]

Legal ruling on TCE in Parkinson’s case is a game-changer

A former Australian serviceman has been the first to receive the Navy’s acknowledgement that exposure to the industrial chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) during his service caused him to develop Parkinson’s disease. The recent decision by the Veterans' Entitlements Appeal Board could have far-reaching consequences for many Australian institutions and industries, including the possibility of class action […]

Chemical toxicity and assumed safety

Like many people, you may assume that the chemicals found in your home and work-place are safe. Chemicals appear in almost everything you interact with on a daily basis. From personal care products such as shampoo and toothpaste, to furniture, carpet, wall paint, cleaning products, adhesives and solvents. It seems reasonable to assume that if […]

Wash Bays – How to save big money by reducing oily waste water

Using conventional chemicals and degreasers in industrial wash bays creates large volumes of oily waste water that cannot be released down sewers or into water ways. Strict government regulations require the safe removal and disposal of oily waste water from wash bays. This can be very expensive. Effectively separating grease and oil deposits from waste […]

Envirofluid Nominated as Supplier of the Year 2014 | Blackwoods

Envirofluid is honoured to be a finalist in the 2014 Blackwoods Supplier of the Year Awards. Peter Kearney and Martin van Maasdyk collected the award for Sustainability Supplier of the Year 2014 at the Blackwoods awards night on Wednesday 29 October. The finalists position was awarded in recognition of the large number of projects won […]

Supporting the Annual Conference of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) | Sydney 2013

  The overall objective of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists is to help ensure that workplace health hazards are eliminated or controlled. It seeks to achieve this by: Promoting the profession of occupational hygiene in industry, government and the general community. Improving the practice of occupational hygiene and the knowledge, competence and standing of […]

Joining the Commercial Maritime and Naval Defence Showcase for the Asia Pacific | Sydney 2013

Envirofluid joined the Victorian Government stand at Pacific 2013 Maritime International Conference. Pacific 2013 is Asia Pacific’s most comprehensive commercial maritime and naval defence exhibition located at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in conjunction with the excitement and pageantry of the Royal Australian Navy’s 100th Anniversary International Fleet Review. Envirofluid is an industry leader […]