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Vacuum cleaning a charging battery



"While this battery was charging, someone cleaned dust of it using an industrial vacuum.

The result was a discharge of static electricity which ignited the fumes which are released during charging, causing it to explode"

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"OSHEM Solutions | Environmental & Safety Consultancy"

OSHEM Solutions is an Environmental and Safety Consultancy which provides a range of services throughout Australia including management system design, development & implementation, environmental & safety auditing, workplace inspections, technical writing, risk assessment and incident investigation.





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