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 lawsuits.
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Envirofluid helps businesses solve some of their most challenging OHS compliance challenges by minimising the risks posed to workers by harmful industrial chemicals on the job. What’s more our innovative products drive better business profits and open up new realms of innovation.
We take pride in the success stories our customers share because through offering them a low harm alternative to toxic chemical agents we have helped improve their business and helped protect their workforce – for a Better World.
8th November 2017 | radioactive contamination remover
An uranium mine was looking for a safe and cost effective alternative to a wet sand blasting method, to remove low radioactive surface contamination which does not pass the transport code, from metal surfaces, with minimal capital expenditure.
29th August 2017 | eco-safe cleaner degreaser
Are the cleaning and degreasing products in your workplace eco safe? These types of chemical products are likely to end up in drains from waste water run-off. Eventually they make their way into waterways such as streams and rivers, and ultimately to the sea.
4th August 2017 | oil spill cleanup
An oil spill during a routine refuelling procedure within the Brisbane Port area threatened the river’s sensitive marine environment. Triple7 BioConcentrate was used to effectively clean up the spill, without dispersing oil and dangerous chemicals under the surface where they would cause the most damage.
21st April 2017 | brake cleaner
Choosing a traditional brake cleaner poses a rather unsatisfactory question. Do you choose the flammable highly toxic one, or the alarmingly very highly toxic one? It’s not such a nice question to consider and, of course, there is no good answer – or is there?
Tetrachloroethylene may be a chemical you’ve never heard of, but chances are pretty good that it’s a substance you’ve been in contact with. This is especially true if you use brake cleaner.
26th August 2016 | greenwashing
Greenwashing is the deceptive practice of dressing up harmful and/or toxic chemical products to create the impression of environmental safety and sustainability.
13th July 2016 | Busting chemical safety myths
There are a number of dangerous myths about chemical safety in the workplace. Unfortunately, like many myths, these beliefs are common and ingrained in many organisations.
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.
15th June 2016 | glass cleaner
Cairns Height Safety introduced Triple7 Glass Shine as a substitute for traditional glass and mirror cleaner. The simple application process and highly effective performance of Triple7 Glass Shine resulted in a dramatic time reduction of 50%.
Removing dangerous and toxic chemicals in the workplace reduces health and safety risks to people, and pollution of the environment. Safer chemical substitutes help create healthier workplaces and a healthier planet. But did you know that safer chemical substitution can also have a positive impact on business bottom line?