Other substances not covered under the biological, chemical or radiological hazards which are capable of causing loss of life, injury to a person or damage to the health of a person, property or the environment. These substances include dangerous goods and petroleum and can also take the form of emissions from fires, or odours from situations including mixed products that may involve plastics, tyres, mixed chemicals as well as wastes and scrap metals.
Space debris has descended out of orbit at an average rate of about one object per day for the past 50 years (2011). In 1979 debris from Skylab landed south-east of Perth and was found between Esperance and Rawlinna.
Storms can be both deadly and destructive. Storms have killed over 770 people in Australia since 1824. Hailstorms in Perth in 2010 were the costliest event in WA history causing over $1 billion worth of damage.