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Just how functional is your functional safety system?

Whatever your industry or field, you’re probably well aware of its associated work health and safety protocols and procedures. Whether you’re behind a desk or on-site, risk management plays a…
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Day in the life of a Functional Safety Engineer

We talked to Mike Taylor, our Lead Risk and Functional Safety Engineer about a typical day at Advitech. Functional safety? Most people would rather go to the dentist than involve…
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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…
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Be confident your E-stop button will work

Advitech Risk Engineers can recall many scenarios in mining, utilities and the nuclear industry, where the operator either presses the wrong E-stop button, or presses the right E-stop, but it…
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Be confident your E-stop button will work

Advitech Risk Engineers can recall many scenarios in mining, utilities and the nuclear industry, where the 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…
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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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Process safety audits of water processing facilities

Advitech’s process engineers conducted process safety audits across 16 water-processing, filtration and wastewater treatment facilities.

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Hazardous area classification on-board drilling rig

Advitech’s experienced process engineers completed a Hazardous Area Classification of the Stena Clyde drilling rig.

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