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Worker in critical condition after falling 10 m

11 September, 2019

A worker was taken to hospital in critical condition on Friday, 6 September after falling around 10 metres from scaffolding at an ACT construction site.


SafeWork NSW seeks input on draft formwork code of practice

23 August, 2019

Construction workers and businesses are being encouraged to provide feedback on a draft code of practice on working safely with formwork and falsework.


Tampering leads to unsafe platform lifts

29 March, 2019

Companies that own or provide maintenance for platform lifts in the UK have been alerted to several incidents of tampering with safety devices.


Safe jetty access implemented at coal terminal

02 October, 2018 by Amy Steed

John Holland designed the Mobile Swing-stage Gantry in an effort to keep workers safe while maintaining 1706 marine piles across the terminal.


3 keys to an effective confined space rescue

06 March, 2018 by Steve McLeod*

Do you have a documented and rehearsed rescue plan, with adequately trained rescue personnel and the capability to rescue an injured person from a confined space if an emergency occurs?


Crown Wave 60 Series Work Assist Vehicle elevated platform

28 June, 2016

The Crown Wave 60 Series Work Assist Vehicle features an AC drive motor that enables the elevated platform to travel at speeds up to 8 km/h and offer increased manoeuvrability in warehousing and other industrial environments.


Companies fined $1.5m for worker's death in rig collapse

05 April, 2016

Two companies have been fined a total of $1.5 million over the death of a worker who fell 40 metres when a piling rig collapsed at a Melbourne construction site in 2011.


Ladamax PS15/12 aluminium platform step (3.45 m platform)

29 July, 2014

The Ladamax PS15/12 aluminium platform step has a working platform at 3.45 m with a working reach height of 5.4 m.


JLG Liftpod portable powered lift platform

25 July, 2014

The JLG Liftpod portable powered lift platform is suitable for working at heights up to 4.3 m.


Sayfa Systems Raptor Groove rigid rail system used for atrium maintenance

18 November, 2013

The architectural design of the Sydney-based 8 Chifley Square mixed-use, multilevel, commercial development includes magnificent glass atriums at multiple levels. While the beautiful design provides the building with natural light and warmth, maintenance was a problem. The Raptor Groove rigid rail system is designed for work positioning and suited all the requirements of this unique architectural structure.


Tech Innovations Australia TechTable

26 March, 2013

The TechTable from Tech Innovations Australia is a technicians table which has been designed specifically for the telecommunications industry to reduce common manual-handling risks, neck pain, shoulder pain and lower-back pain that occur while repetitively terminating data cabling.


Bravi Caddy and Spin-Go electric work platforms

13 March, 2012

Bravi Platforms has released the Caddy and Spin-Go electric work platforms.


Rocka Devices Klinch tool tethers

03 February, 2012

Klinch tool tethers are a fast and efficient tool lanyard system allowing users to safely and securely carry and use tools at heights, in confined spaces and over/under water. It provides the flexibility of using multiple tools and the ability to switch the tools between hands and dock them; all the while ensuring the tools are safely connected to the user or their work platform.


All Poly Products lead safe stand

01 August, 2011 by

The lead safe stand is a two-piece unit for ease of transport and storage. It has a bell-shaped base for stability, holds 45 kg of water/sand as ballast with a 50 mm fill and drain point. The tapered pole fits snugly into a base for quick assembly.


Property developer and director fined after fatal scaffolding fall

23 March, 2011

A NSW property development company and its director were fined and convicted after a worker fell to his death from scaffolding at a construction site.


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