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New Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) regulations have come into force in Victoria in May 2022. This will have an impact on the construction and earth resources industries, as well as the tunneling…
08/06/2022
Risk Review
The changing face of building usage Over the last two years, extensive lockdowns, changed occupancy levels and the unpredictable impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected business’ ability and…
31/05/2022
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In 2022, a rare combination of weather events collided to cause record-breaking extreme flooding in New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland (QLD). La Niña is a complex system, which causes seawater in…
16/05/2022
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Originally posted on the official Cm3 website   Cm3 is pleased to announce a partnership with the Waalitj Foundation. The foundation aims to lead the provision of education, employment and business…
05/05/2022
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As part of Greencap's commitment to sustainability, the business has an active Eco-Sustainability Committee – a voluntary interest group (with membership open to all team members) who consistently…
13/04/2022
Risk Review
Indoor air can often be more polluted than ambient external air due to the enclosed environments we live and work in. In these spaces the operation of Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (…
30/03/2022
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Asbestos insulation (“Mr Fluffy”) may be a case where a destructive survey is required. Image © Greencap Construction sites, power stations and urgent development sites rely on rapid turnaround…
28/03/2022
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Holly  - Laboratory Manager, Leigh – Principal Consultant & Ben – Team Manager HazMat #breakthebias in Greencap’s Wollongong office What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s…
04/03/2022
Risk Review
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral found within some rocks, sediments and soils. The majority of naturally occurring asbestos is at depth and is therefore very unlikely to be encountered in…
31/01/2022
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Did you know that car brakes used to contain asbestos? Due to asbestos’s fire durability, it was at one stage deemed an efficient material to utilise in this part of the vehicle. Most cars made prior…
24/01/2022
Risk Review
The design and effective management of water systems in buildings is critical to ensure the safety of building occupants. In Australia, building owners have a legislative obligation to ensure their…
26/11/2021
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Sample Analysis in Greencap Laboratory - Greencap’s Perth Laboratory now has NATA Accreditation Greencap is pleased to announce, that as of 3 September 2021, the Perth Laboratory has been granted…
25/11/2021
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Kane Constructions are a commercial construction company with a focus on healthcare, education, commercial type buildings, new hospitals, schools and community centres projects. Greencap has worked…
11/11/2021
Risk Review
Asbestos has been completely banned in Australia since December 2003. Workers in buildings constructed after this time should not expect to find this toxic material. However, it is still being…
29/09/2021
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Two workers have been severely injured in recent trench collapses in South Australia in July 2021. In two separate incidents, workers were engulfed, one to waist height, the other to shoulder height…
01/09/2021
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In response to growing cases of COVID-19, the Victorian government has placed the state into an extended lockdown that began on the 5th of August. Metropolitan Melbourne is under ‘Stay at Home…
18/08/2021
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Australia and New Zealand manage hazardous chemicals through national, state and territory regulations, these include:  Harmonised Work Health and Safety Regulations (Commonwealth, New South Wales,…
16/08/2021
Risk Review
Mould growth in varied settings  The unwanted ingress of water and elevated moisture in buildings can lead to many issues and management challenges. Moisture and dampness can result in the growth…
29/07/2021

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