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Australian Made & Compliant Dangerous Goods Cabinets
We have a complete range Dangerous Goods Storage Solutions From 30 litres to 10,000 litres
The storage of dangerous goods in compliance with the relevant Australian standard is essential for companies aiming to meet their worksafe obligations.
Whether you are storing flammable liquids, corrosive substances, toxic fluids or pesticides, we have a safety storage solution for all your dangerous goods.
Choose from a range of shapes and sizes to suit your location as well as the type, size and quantity of dangerous goods containers to be stored.
About Dangerous Goods Storage & Classes of Dangerous Goods
Dangerous goods come in a variety of forms, liquids, solid or gases. They are termed dangerous because they can be harmful to property, people or the environment. Some of these are toxic, oxidizing, corrosive, flammable, explosive, spontaneously combustible or even water reactive.
Some common dangerous goods include oil, paints, acid, petrol, solvents, fertilizers and pesticides. Some workplace accidents that involve dangerous goods could potentially result in fatal or severe injuries, large-scale property or environmental destruction.
Because of the risks associated with dangerous goods it’s important they are stored safely and in a compliant way. Failing to take adequate safety and storage precautions of dangerous goods can make you liable financially and criminally in the event of an accident or damage caused.
The Australian Dangerous Goods Standards outline the things you can do to meet the legislative compliance requirements.
These are basically telling you that:
Class 1 Explosives
Class 2 Gases
Class 3 Flammable Liquid
A cabinet of double sheet metal walls with adequate air gaps, self-closing doors and a spill containment sump that can contain at least 25% of the cabinet capacity.
Containers with an adequate spill containment sump and ventilation of 50% or more of the total area
Class 4 Flammable Solids
A cabinet of double walled 0.75 mm thick sheet steel 40 mm apart, self-closing doors that can release any inside pressure, a 150 mm deep base and spillage sump that can hold 100% of any package stored.
Class 5 Oxidising Agents
Class 6 Organic Peroxide
Class 7 Toxic Substances
Class 8 Corrosive Substances
The cabinet base must form a sump that liquid-tight, 150 mm deep and able to contain 25% of the total storage volume.
All dangerous goods storage areas must have adequate warning notices that comply with all government legislation and advise people of the possible danger and risks of going within a certain distance as well as emergency response numbers to use in case of accidents or emergencies.