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Threatened Species Day

Today, Friday 7th September, is National Threatened Species Day, a day that’s especially important to our Advitech Environmental division. As environmental scientists and ecologists, we manage impacts on ecologically endangered…
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Why design should anticipate human error

A tragic accident occurred in a US underground coal mine early in 2018. Work was being carried out on a conveyor belt without proper isolation and lockout. The conveyor unexpectedly…

Be confident your E-stop button will work

Advitech’s Risk Engineers can recall many scenarios in mining, utilities and the nuclear industry where an operator either presses the wrong E-stop button, or presses the right E-stop but it…
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Dangers of storage and handling of hazardous chemicals

Over the past four years, there have been more than 6,500 injuries in NSW as a result of poor storage or handling of hazardous chemicals. Eight people have died and…

Protect your workers from hazardous chemicals

Matt Kean, the NSW Government Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation recently issued a media release titled, “NSW GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES PLAN TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM DANGEROUS WORKPLACE CHEMICALS”. The announced…
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Congratulations on Chartered Status

Congratulations Simon Pietraszek - CPEngWe are a firm believer that our people are the reason for our success. So it’s with great pride that we congratulate our Senior Mechanical Engineer,…

Asset inspections: you pay for access … use it wisely!

What is the best approach to asset inspection?Asset inspections not only help reduce risk associated with ageing structures, but can also save a significant amount of time and money when…

Advitech adds CFD modelling to its hazardous area management services

Many liquids, gases and dusts which are generated, processed, handled and stored in industry are flammable or combustible and may become explosive given the right conditions. Failure to accurately identify…
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