Search Results for: trichloroethylene

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 […]

Finalists! 2014 NSCA/GIO National Safety Awards of Excellence

Envirofluid is proud to become a finalist in this year’s National Safety Council of Australia NSCA/GIO National Safety Awards. The awards are Australia’s longest running, independent awards, recognising outstanding Work Health and Safety initiatives. This year the NSCA received over 150 nominations making it a record year. There are 8 award categories with Environmental Fluid […]

Parts Cleaning Solvents – Health & Safety Risks

Parts cleaning is a common industrial task involving a range of parts cleaning solvents many of which can be toxic and hazardous. Parts washing chemical solvents often contain highly toxic and harmful ingredients which can lead to a range of serious health hazards and illnesses for workers, and significant legal and financial risks for business. […]

Workplace responsibility – Toxic parts cleaning solvents

It is the responsibility of every workplace to be aware of all chemical toxins and hazards in order to evaluate and manage the risks to workers, and others who may be exposed. For every hazard identified there must be a plan for managing it. Parts cleaning solvents may contain a range of particularly harmful substances […]