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Dec 19
Hazchem sign class 9

Does your workplace need dangerous goods signs and labels?

There are two things that are imperative in every workplace that stores, uses or transports hazchem materials: Dangerous goods signs and labels  Proper processes, training and equipment to handle and dispose of these materials We’ve said it before and we will say it again… the most important thing in every... read more →
Dec 17
Petrol station prohibition sign

Hazchem signs and EIPs in petrol stations

You don’t often think about the dangers that might be lurking when you top up your tank - take it from us however, petrol stations are surprisingly dangerous places!  For petrol station operators in particular, it’s important that you take steps to protect everyone in and around your petrol station:... read more →
Dec 12
Dec 02
emergency information panels/EIPs

The experts on hazchem signs explain what’s in hazchem spill kits

Hazchem spill kits are one of those things that every business that deals in hazardous chemicals should have, and which (fingers crossed) will never be used!  Good safety policies, storage procedures and of course, compliant hazchem signs and emergency information panels can prevent accidents. Of course, we all know what... read more →
Dec 02
fire hazard signs

Fire safety, hazchem signs and your OHS obligations

If there’s one piece of advice the team at Signsmart can give you, it’s that you always need to know what the law is in regards to workplace safety. This extends beyond hazchem signs and dangerous goods labels - it’s particularly important when it comes to fire safety in your... read more →
Nov 22
hazchem signs; emergency information panels/EIP

Hazchem signs and EIPs for schools in Melbourne

Schools and hazchem are two words that you don’t usually associate with one another. While schools may not be the biggest customers of hazchem signs and emergency information panels, don’t let that fool you - hazchem (and hazchem safety) is a concern at many schools and universities. It isn’t just... read more →
Nov 15
Oct 31
dangerous goods labels

Dangerous goods labels: GHS vs class diamonds

Dangerous goods need to be labelled - it’s a pretty important part of staying safe around dangerous goods! Of course, it isn’t quite as simple as slapping on a sticker and calling it a day - among the myriad things you’ll need to understand include understanding the many different kinds... read more →
Oct 28
Oct 16
emergency information panels

Transport vs storage emergency information panels

When it comes to hazardous materials, you need to meet strict safety requirements including safety equipment, training, policies... and of course, signage. Hazchem signs are only one part of the safety equation - just as important are emergency information panels (EIPs). Emergency information signs and panels are a crucial part... read more →