Materials handling

Paramedic injuries could be reduced by powered stretchers

20 April, 2017 by

Paramedics with access to powered stretchers are less likely to be injured on the job, a new study has found.


Safe lifting and positioning technology used at Westfield

19 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The installation of skylights at a busy shopping centre requires technology that enables the process to be carried out safely and efficiently.


Rotacaster Rotatruck Lite hand truck

01 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Limited

The Rotacaster Rotatruck Lite hand truck is suitable for hospitality, retail, parcel delivery, warehousing, office and home use.


Trucking industry urged to ensure safe load distribution

28 March, 2017 by

To ensure road safety and avoid fines, RFNSW has called on the trucking industry to ensure an even load distribution.


Ergonomic stress reduced by self-supporting handtruck

03 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Limited

In its quest to improve the handling of heavy loads involved in moving product cartons, BWS has adopted the self-supporting Rotatruck.


'Zero gravity' arms enhance construction safety

03 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Sigma Ergonomics

Hong Kong-based company Gammon Construction has adopted 'zero gravity arms' to increase safety and decrease its workload.


Konecranes lightweight and durable rope guide

10 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The Konecranes lightweight and durable rope guide provides flexibility and safety on small or mid-sized wire rope hoists.


Rotatruck hand truck

08 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Limited

The Rotatruck hand truck is designed to provide an immediate ergonomic improvement in productivity and safety, without compromise to either.


National Bulk Equipment automated material conveying system

07 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Tapec

The National Bulk Equipment automated material conveying system is designed for fully automated handling and processing of highly abrasive, non-free-flowing metal flake material.


Why truck driving is one of Australia’s deadliest jobs

07 February, 2017 by

A Macquarie University report has revealed the major reasons why truck driving is one of Australia's deadliest jobs.


Adept Direct Magnetic Cable Hook heavy-duty cable magnetic holder

06 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Adept Direct - Cable Rollers & Lead Stands

The Adept Direct Magnetic Cable Hook heavy-duty cable magnetic holder is a magnetic bracket for hanging hoses, cables, power leads and pneumatic lines — or anything that creates trip hazards on building sites or around workshops.


Rising truck rollovers pose safety threat

12 January, 2017 by

Over the past three years, industry has reported an increase in the number of truck rollover incidents, prompting Mine Safety to call for better safety management.


HEMCO ModuLab quality control room

16 December, 2016 by | Supplied by: HEMCO Corporation

The HEMCO ModuLab quality control room can achieve strict environmental control by incorporating HEPA filtration to regulate air quality ranging from Class 1000 to 100,000.


EXAIR Ion Air Jet

18 November, 2016 by | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EXAIR Ion Air Jet removes static electricity, contaminants and dust from parts prior to shrink wrapping, packaging, printing, painting or finishing.


Firestone AirPicker and AirGripper pneumatic materials handling system

07 November, 2016 by | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

The Firestone AirPicker and AirGripper pneumatic materials handling system provides firm but safe and gentle handling of products during manufacturing and processing.


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