Chemical Hazards in the Working Environment

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The chemical hazards which can be expected to occur in the activity shall be identified and registered. The chemical hazards shall be given a name which, for hazardous chemical products, may not differ from the name. The purpose of these Provisions is to stipulate how ill-health or accidents caused by chemical hazards in an activity shall be prevented. The Provisions apply to all activities where chemical hazards can occur.

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The growing global population and scarcity of resources create a greater need to produce more with less. We at Kemira work together with water-intensive industries to make this possible. We provide expertise and tailored combinations of chemicals to enable our customers to improve their water, energy and raw material efficiency. We foster a can-do attitude, welcome new ideas, and succeed by working together. We offer professional growth opportunities and engage everyone in building the future of our company.

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Reimagining the Workforce with Anglo American

Article | June 21, 2021

“At Anglo-American, we’re really focused on finding the best ways to attract the most talented people in the industry and effectively equipping our existing workforce based on what they need today and what the future will mean for their careers. We’re also committed to providing learning opportunities that lead to growth and development in the communities in which we operate. Our people are a strategic advantage. We want to ensure that continues to be the case as the mining industry evolves and faces more disruption.

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Why QuickStart Chemical Management Can Save Your Assets

Article | June 21, 2021

The world of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) IT systems is a vast one. Therefore, it cannot be stressed enough that organizations need to be nimble and armed with easy-to-deploy, interoperable, portable systems. Most mature organizations opt for a risk-based EHS management system framework designed to meet a continually evolving and dynamic business and operating model. A risk-based approach offers flexibility, within defined boundaries, for alternate solutions to risk management needs. Standard frameworks recommend mandatory controls when there is potential for high-consequence events. Moreover, risk control measures which have been proven effective and considered technically superior are increasingly used.

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The Changing Landscape for Information Professionals in the Chemical Industry

Article | June 21, 2021

Digital Transformation. Accelerated Globalization. Innovation. Increased Focus on Sustainability. Aggressive New Business Models. Changing Regulations. These are just some of the ways the chemical industry is evolving in recent years. And if the chemical industry is changing, it’s no surprise the role information professionals play in the organization is changing as well. So how can information professionals shift their perspective to support the changing chemical industry landscape? Here are a few ideas: Know what kinds of content chemical researchers want – and have it readily available. Driving down operational costs and speeding up time to market are high priorities for chemical companies. What can information managers do to support these strategic initiatives.

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Removal of non-industrial chemicals from the NICNAS Inventory

Article | June 21, 2021

The Australian Government announced its intention to implement reforms to the way in which industrial chemicals are regulated. The reforms are intended to streamline the process of assessing industrial chemicals to reduce the regulatory burden and to make regulatory effort more proportionate to risk. The Industrial Chemicals Act, which was passed by Parliament in February of 2019 and received Royal Assent in March of 2019, creates a new framework for the regulation of imported or manufactured industrial chemicals. The new scheme, referred to as the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme, or AICIS, will replace the current National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme, referred to as NICNAS.

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Kemira

The growing global population and scarcity of resources create a greater need to produce more with less. We at Kemira work together with water-intensive industries to make this possible. We provide expertise and tailored combinations of chemicals to enable our customers to improve their water, energy and raw material efficiency. We foster a can-do attitude, welcome new ideas, and succeed by working together. We offer professional growth opportunities and engage everyone in building the future of our company.

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