01 April 2019

NSW Environmental Penalties

This listing of penalties for environmental breaches summarizes the issues where the EPA is taking action. The amount of the penalty provides an indication of the seriousness of the breach.

18 February 2019

Requirements for Safety Data Sheets (SDS)


A Safety Data Sheet or SDS documents the properties and hazards of a chemical.  It is the formal way for a manufacturer or importer to pass on the information users need to know about the chemical.

11 February 2019

A listing o​​f environmental standards

Environmental Standards

ISO14001 is the best known environmental standard but there are a whole range of standards in the ISO14000 series.  There are also other standards outside of the 1400 series which have environmental criteria.  This is a list of some of the more important environmental standards.

18 August 2017

AS 1940:2017 for storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids

The Australian Standard for the storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids, AS 1940, has just been updated with a new 2017 revision.

01 April 2017

Similarities between ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 31000

The 2015 revisions of ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 gave both standards a common framework based on ISO’s High Level Structure.  It also some introduced new similarities with the international risk management standard, ISO 31000:2009, through the Risks and Opportunities clauses added to ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.