Category: Regulation Compliance

5 posts

ADGC Battery Packaging Requirements

What are the ADGC packaging requirements for transporting batteries in a plastic bin? There has been some confusion and industry debate as to what the packaging requirements are when transporting used lead acid batteries in plastic bins or containers and in particular whether the “Additional Requirements” in the Australian Code […]

Waste Consignors Urged to Undertake Chain of Responsibility analysis

Following an alarming 85% spike, last year, in fatalities due to accidents involving heavy vehicles in NSW, Paul Endycott  of safety consulting firm, Zenergy, is urging companies to undertake an in-depth analysis to address any potential “chain of responsibility” risks. Such is the concern caused by the recent spate of […]

Why the Wood Pallet should be banned for Used Lead Acid Battery Storage & Transport

The wood pallet is currently the default device used for transporting used lead acid batteries (ULAB) in Australia. It has become the default standard for several reasons, including its low cost, widespread availability and because many used lead acid battery recycling facilities have a stated preference for receiving the batteries […]

Widespread, Non Compliant Transportation of Used Batteries by WA Mining Companies

Evidence mounts of systemic non compliance by the Western Australian Mining industry… Battery Rescue is increasingly discovering more examples of used lead acid batteries being transported from Western Australian mine sites that are failing to comply with the Australian Code for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods. The photos below illustrate […]