WorkSafe Guidance - Cutting and Welding Drums and Tanks
Thank you for your consideration of the WorkSafe guidance on reducing the risk of fire and explosion from cutting or repairing empty drums and tanks.
We are pleased to advise that this guidance has now been published and is available on the WorkSafe website: Cutting and welding drums and tanks | WorkSafe.
This guidance is for PCBUs that dispose of, sell, donate, cut, alter, or repair empty drums and tanks. It outlines:
- The duties of PCBUs that handle or use empty drums and tanks in their work.
- Recommendations for eliminating and minimising the risk of fire and explosion when cutting empty drums and tanks.
- Recommendations for cleaning empty drums and tanks.
Please share this guidance with anyone you think might be interested.
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