6 ways a flammable liquids cabinet can reduce your compliance risk

July 3, 2019

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All Australian workplaces have a responsibility under the WHS Regulations to provide a safe working environment for people, and ensure that the daily operations of the business do not adversely impact the local community or the natural environment. For workplaces that use or store flammable liquids this can be a challenging undertaking. So we’ve published this blog to bring to your attention, six important ways (that just by putting your flammable liquids into a safety cabinet) you can immediately reduce your WHS compliance risk. Your primary consideration when storing flammable liquids is preventing the chemicals from igniting or becoming involved in a fire. A safety cabinet manufactured to Australian Standard AS1940:2017 –-The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids offers immediate protection from industrial heat, naked flames, and other ignition sources (sparks, static electricity). Many common substances (paints, petrol, thinners) can quickly ignite at room temperature and a cabinet will safely contain any flammable vapours and fumes.

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