Safe Work Australia has published this new employer guide

This blog features, commentary, and links to articles on other websites – By Ray Boekelaar
Safe Work Australia (referenced source) has published a new guide on the storage of flammable liquids
For those duty holders who Own, Operate, Control, Manage, and Supervise their Organisations Workplace!
New guidance – flammable liquids

Have Duty Holders fully implemented this “New Guidance on the Storage of Flammable Liquids” which explains the risks posed by flammable liquids, and guides readers through a process of:
– Identifying.
– Assessing.
– And managing those risks within your organisation.

Guidance – flammable liquids

The development of this Safe Work Australia guide was in consultation with representatives from work health and safety:
– Regulators.
– Unions.
– And industry groups.

Managing – flammable liquids

This Safe Work Australia guide describes the risks of flammable liquids, explaining in a step by step format how to manage those risks, intended for small to medium sized business owners:
– Who use and store flammable liquids in their workplace?
– Inclusive of how flammable the chemicals stored are.
– Which other chemicals they are safe to be stored near.
– And how to ensure there is proper ventilation.
– Additional to ensuring you have the correct fire-fighting equipment.
– Whilst providing business use cases and advice on workplace placarding.

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Commentary by Ray Boekelaar (Senior certified OHS/WHS Safety Consultant for

Ray Boekelaar is more than just a career “work retired” grandfather, father, and blogger, who loves AWD-SUV semi off road adventure camper traveling the highways and byways throughout the vast states and territories of the Australian continent. When he is not doing some casual OHS Safety or Real Estate Consulting for these respective organisations, as a “key opinion leader” (KOL) you will find him in between times trip planning historical tourist destinations and heading out into the sunset, on his next of many scheduled road touring travel adventures.
Referenced Source: (Safe Work Australia)– by Safe Work Australia (media) on July 9, 2020