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Do you have the 'cubic approach' to safe storage?

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Do you have the 'cubic approach' to safe storage?

Well you may ask 'did you just make that up..? ' not really. The 'cubic approach' is a method of assessing storage needs of almost any part of your business, and asking the question - how can I use all the cubic metres in my premises - ie fit more per square metre?   There is a host of options available now for space effective storage in cabinets, racking etc. which make the very best use of available  'footprint' and can lead to some surprising economy regarding total m2. Many such designs are borrowed from decades of experience in other parts of the world where...

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GHS effective in Australia Jan 1st 2017 - Dont panic

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GHS effective in Australia Jan 1st 2017 - Dont panic

Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) becomes effective in Australia in less than 3 months.... what does this mean for Australian businesses? The GHS is a system used to classify and communicate chemical hazards using internationally consistent terms and information on chemical labels and Safety Data Sheets. The GHS provides criteria for the classification of physical hazards (e.g. flammable liquids), health hazards (e.g. carcinogens) and environmental hazards (e.g. aquatic toxicity). Australia has adopted the 3rd revised edition of the GHS.  While the changes mainly affect labelling of containers and storage areas, there are some overlapping areas...

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