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Whitehaven mine in safety spotlight again

whitehaven mine is in the safety spotlight
Whitehaven is under the spotlight again for dangerous dumping of cannisters.
More than 100 individual canisters were found, which contain chemicals that combust when exposed to moisture.

“Council also advised that the canisters were found in double black bags, mixed in with general solid waste loads delivered by Namoi Waste,” the EPA said.

The Whitehaven mine was issued with a clean up noticed and required to dispose of the canisters properly.

Potassium Superoxide KO2 Cartridges (used in SCSR Devices) are known to be reactive and produce heat in oxidation processes.

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AMSJ April 2022