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BEIRUT: Cars erupt in flames in airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report
5 days ago

BEIRUT: Cars erupt in flames in airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report

  • The fire is under investigation, but Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces could not be reached for comment.
  • DUBAI: Thick plumes of black smoke filled the air as a blaze ripped …
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Council asks landholders to cut fuel loads on properties
3 weeks ago

Council asks landholders to cut fuel loads on properties

Wellington Shire Council is reminding landholders to limit fuel loads on properties throughout winter in preparation for the coming Fire Danger Period, which could be declared as early as October.


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How to Safely Dispose of Old Petrol
4 weeks ago

How to Safely Dispose of Old Petrol

If you’ve been storing petrol (hopefully not in plastic bags or other random containers), it’s important to know that it can go bad, and after a while you won’t want to …
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Jail time for safety breach
4 weeks ago

Jail time for safety breach

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In a first for WA Safety Laws a jail sentence of 2 years and 2 months has been handed down to a director for a safety breach that resulted in …
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Servo out of action after vehicle hits fuel bowser
4 weeks ago

Servo out of action after vehicle hits fuel bowser

A SERVICE station at Haigslea will remain closed for the day after a woman reportedly suffered a medical condition before crashing her car into a fuel bowser.

It was about …
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Confined spaces deaths put businesses on alert
1 month ago

Confined spaces deaths put businesses on alert

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In issuing a fine of over $1,000,000 NSW Judge has required the offending business to produce a resource to reminded all businesses to review their confined spaces compliance. The result …
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USA:  Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk
1 month ago

USA: Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk

When what looks to be a Hummer H2 went up in flames in Homosassa, Florida on Wednesday, Citrus County Fire Rescue discovered the exact scene everyone’s been warned about. The vehicle’s …
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NZ:  Arrest for Napier’s Bay View petrol station inferno
1 month ago

NZ: Arrest for Napier’s Bay View petrol station inferno

A 44-year-old man has been charged with criminally endangering public safety after a three-month investigation of an inferno at BP Bay View north of Napier.

The man is understood to …
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People were left scratching their heads after a truck got stuck under a roof at a local service station
2 months ago

People were left scratching their heads after a truck got stuck under a roof at a local service station

If you think your day is going bad, spare a thought for this unfortunate truckie.

A Townsville Bulletin reader snapped a picture of a truck trailer firmly wedged headfirst under …
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NSW Fuel Retail Safety Forum – Lessons to be learned
2 months ago

NSW Fuel Retail Safety Forum – Lessons to be learned

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

The NSW Fuel Retail Safety Forum for 2021 met this week, hearing from regulators across safety, compliance, environment and dangerous goods. The Forum brought together retailers, along with design consultants …
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