Dangerous goods safety alerts

Significant incident report numbering is not continuous and may have been revised and reissued, or deleted as it no longer reflects best practices and/or Resources Safety’s risk management approach.

Dangerous goods safety significant incident reports

Aluminium powder dust explosion at explosives manufacturing plant (SIR 0115) - 96 Kb

Date: 11 December 2015 | Subject: Aluminium powder dust explosion at explosives manufacturing plant

Ammonium nitrate storage facility bucket elevator fire (SIR 0107) - 59 Kb

Date: 22 November 2006 | Subject: Ammonium nitrate storage facility bucket elevator fire

Attempted unauthorised entry of an explosives magazine (SIR 0109) - 74 Kb

Date: 9 October 2009 | Subject: Attempted unauthorised entry of an explosives magazine

Fire while decanting LP gas (SIR 0216) - 502 Kb

Date: 4 March 2016 | Subject: Fire while decanting LP gas

Hydrogen-fired boiler explosion (SIR 0116) - 336 Kb

Date: 3 March 2016 | Subject: Hydrogen-fired boiler explosion

Sulphuric acid leak damages storage facility (SIR 0114) - 139 Kb

Date: 22 August 2014 | Subject: Sulphuric acid leak damages storage facility

Switchboard fire caused by arc flash (SIR 0316) - 96 Kb

Date: 13 May 2016 | Subject: Switchboard fire caused by arc flash

Transport incident involving the failure of a plastic intermediate bulk container containing a mixture of hydrofluoric and sulphuric acid (SIR 0108) - 59 Kb

Date: 13 August 2008 | Subject: Transport incident involving the failure of a plastic intermediate bulk container containing a mixture of hydrofluoric and sulphuric acid

Unexpected initiation of detonator and detonating cord (SIR 0117) - 231 Kb

Date: 8 February 2017 | Subject: Unexpected initiation of detonator and detonating cord

Safety bulletins numbering is not continuous and may have been revised and reissued, or deleted as it no longer reflects best practices and/or Resources Safety’s risk management approach.

Dangerous goods safety bulletins

Access to fire extinguishers on petrol station forecourts (Safety Bulletin 0317) - 280 Kb

Access to fire extinguishers on petrol station forecourts SB 0317

Emergency breakdown procedures when transporting unodourised LP gas (Safety Bulletin 0217) - 113 Kb

Date: 7 July 2017 | Emergency breakdown procedures when transporting unodourised LP gas

Gas storage for automatic fire-suppression systems (Safety Bulletin 0117) - 110 Kb

Date: 29 May 2017 | Gas storage for automatic fire-suppression systems

Load restraint systems for packaged dangerous goods (Safety Bulletin 0216) - 315 Kb

Date:3 August 2016 | Load restraint systems for packaged dangerous goods

Gold-leaching reagent containing cyanide – incorrectly labelled and transported by supplier (Safety Bulletin 0116) - 66 Kb

Date: 10 May 2016 | Subject: Gold-leaching reagent containing cyanide – incorrectly labelled and transported by supplier

Flammable refrigerants in non-refillable gas cylinders (Safety Bulletin 0114) - 289 Kb

Date: 6 January 2014 | Subject: Flammable refrigerants in non-refillable gas cylinders

Management of blasting flyrock (Safety Bulletin 0113) - 117 Kb

Date: 20 December 2013 | Subject: Management of blasting flyrock

Inadequate checks at point of delivery leading to security incidents involving explosives (Safety Bulletin 0110) - 74 Kb

Date: 15 March 2010 | Subject: Inadequate checks at point of delivery leading to security incidents involving explosives

Confinement of a small quantity of 1.4S explosives can result in large explosion (Safety Bulletin 0210) - 42 Kb

Date: 13 April 2010 | Subject: Confinement of a small quantity of 1.4S explosives can result in large explosion

Inadequate security involving explosives in underground mining equipment (Safety Bulletin 0112) - 94 Kb

Date: 19 April 2012 | Subject: Inadequate security involving explosives in underground mining equipment

Risk assessment requirements for fixed underground explosives magazines (Safety Bulletin 0109) - 48 Kb

Date: 03 August 2009 | Subject: Risk assessment requirements for fixed underground explosives magazines

Fire suppression measures for fixed underground explosives magazines (Safety Bulletin 0209) - 53 Kb

Date: 03 August 2009 | Subject: Fire suppression measures for fixed underground explosives magazines

Unsafe disposal of dangerous goods drums (Safety Bulletin 0111) - 99 Kb

Date: 29 August 2011 | Subject: Unsafe disposal of dangerous goods drums

Managing risk from underground storage of explosives (Safety Bulletin 0212) - 114 Kb

Date: 30 April 2012 | Subject: Managing risk from underground storage of explosives

Safe use of flammable refrigerants (Safety Bulletin 0312) - 144 Kb

Date: 1 August 2012 | Subject: Safe use of flammable refrigerants

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