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Thursday September 20, 2018

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Safe Work Australia to Evaluate 644 Chemicals
Safety
Friday September 30 2016

Safe Work Australia to Evaluate 644 Chemicals

Exposure standards are specified in the model Work Health and Safety Regulations as mandatory legal limits to assist in protecting the health of workers and minimise...

SA: Toxic Chemical in Five Adelaide Homes
Environment
Monday July 4 2016

SA: Toxic Chemical in Five Adelaide Homes

A toxic contamination in Adelaide's northwestern suburbs is worst in five homes, latest tests show.

Fire Chemicals putting Victorian Town at Risk
Environment
Friday August 14 2015

Fire Chemicals putting Victorian Town at Risk

People living at two rural Victorian properties have been told their groundwater has been contaminated by chemicals from a Country Fire Authority training facility.

Should Meth-testing be Standard on All Property Sales
Residential
Friday November 14 2014

Should Meth-testing be Standard on All Property Sales

Real Estate Institute chief executive Helen O'Sullivan wants pre-purchase building inspections to be regulated and a standard set for methamphetamine testing.

The Tough Side of Soft Furnishings
Business
Friday June 27 2014

The Tough Side of Soft Furnishings

With growing awareness about the chemicals present in clothing and the poor working conditions of many textile manufacturers around the world, it makes sense to demand...

Why we Should Be Giving Buildings a Greener Clean
Green
Tuesday March 25 2014

Why we Should Be Giving Buildings a Greener Clean

If you work eight hours a day, five days a week, for 48 weeks of the year, that adds up to potentially 1,920 hours spent sitting...

Residential
Jul 4 2018
Household Chemicals' Link to Health Issues

Common household chemicals have been linked to health issues including breathing difficulties, cognitive impairment and seizures, new research shows.

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Environment
Feb 22 2018
3M Settles Chemical Disposal Lawsuit

Washington The US conglomerate 3M has reached an agreement in a lawsuit brought by the state of Minnesota over allegations of decades of environmental pollution.

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Environment
13 Dec, 2017
Water Ban in Adelaide Over Chemical Issue

A ban on the use of bore water in a section of Adelaide will be imposed from early next month because of chemical contamination.

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