Vic company convicted, fined for industrial manslaughter

22 February, 2024

A stonemasonry company has been convicted under Victoria's workplace manslaughter laws, after causing the death of a worker who was fatally crushed.

SICK SafeVisionary2 safety camera sensor

12 February, 2024 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

The SICK SafeVisionary2 safety camera sensor is designed to provide three-dimensional environment perception, thereby enhancing the safety and productivity of machines.

Bus driver convicted after worker crushed

05 February, 2024

A Victorian bus driver has been convicted after a fellow worker was struck and seriously injured at a Leongatha depot.

BodyGuard i-Tag Pedestrian Safety System

01 February, 2024 | Supplied by: BodyGuard Safety Solutions

The BodyGuard Pedestrian Safety System is designed to counter for changes in environment and human error.

Transport company charged after worker suffers leg injury

29 January, 2024

A transport company has been prosecuted by WorkSafe WA over an incident that left a worker with serious and permanent leg injuries.

Hoist safety blitz for SA automotive industry

11 January, 2024

Inspectors from SafeWork SA will visit automotive workshops across the state as part of a safety campaign targeting high-risk plant such as vehicle hoists.

Crane hire company fined for breaching safety regulations

10 January, 2024

A crane hire company has been fined $12,000 after a retrial, for the 2017 breach of repealed health and safety regulations.

A story in safety: why excavators are yellow

07 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Surplex

More than three-quarters of all excavators around the world are yellow in colour. But why?

The evolution of heavy vehicle safety in Australia

30 November, 2023 by Simon Humphries, Product Manager, Medium-Duty & Heavy-Duty/Chief Engineer at Isuzu Australia | Supplied by: Isuzu Australia Limited

Great improvements have been made in recent times when it comes to the comfort and efficiency of heavy vehicles across the transport industry.

Cirlock universal lockout devices

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Cirlock

Universal lockout devices (UCL) made by Cirlock are designed to be universal and easy to use.

BodyGuard portable pedestrian warning system

01 October, 2023 | Supplied by: BodyGuard Safety Solutions

BodyGuard's portable pedestrian warning system is designed to provide an extra layer of protection for pedestrians at busy worksites.

Fact sheet released to prevent vehicle roll-aways

19 September, 2023

Safe Work Australia has released a fact sheet to help prevent vehicle roll-aways, which can occur when vehicles have not been safely mobilised.

How digital pre-start checks enhance efficiency

15 September, 2023 by Trishan Khan, Business Development Manager, Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Pre-start checks are a fundamental part of any organisation dealing with machinery, mobile plant, vehicles or industrial equipment.

Understanding SIL ratings and why it matters

13 September, 2023 by Gary Bradshaw, Director, Omniflex | Supplied by: Omniflex (Australia) Pty Ltd

Insufficient and poorly designed safety systems have been the cause of major industrial accidents all around the world.

The benefits of cloud technology for manufacturing safety

07 September, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

Manufacturing is a priority sector for safety management, according to the new Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy.

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