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Incident Information Release issued after three crush injuries

23 September, 2021

NT WorkSafe has published an Incident Information Release, following three separate crush incidents that led to serious injuries over the span of one month.


CFMMEU and official penalised for reckless conduct

16 September, 2021

The CFMMEU and one of its officials have been fined $54,540 for failing to comply with occupational health and safety requirements at the Monash Freeway upgrade project.


Safe Work Australia publishes WHS guidance for concrete pumping

13 September, 2021

Safe Work Australia has published guidance to help PCBUs manage the work health and safety risks associated with concrete pumping on construction sites.


BodyGuard i-Tag Pedestrian Detection Safety and Warning System

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: BodyGuard Safety Solutions

The BodyGuard-iTag pedestrian safety warning system is designed to ensure people remain a safe distance from mobile plant.


Human-centred design the driving force behind road safety

18 August, 2021

Traffic control devices such as destination signs and traffic lights need to be designed from a human-centred perspective to be effective, according to a UNSW expert.


Oxygen therapy company, director fined for client death

13 August, 2021

A hyperbaric oxygen therapy provider and its clinical director have been fined $726,750 after the death of a customer in 2016.


Fasteners secure safe comminution equipment setup

11 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Technofast Industries Pty Ltd

A new way of securing vibrating screen and crusher motor bolts has been developed, thereby saving time previously taken to install industrial comminution equipment.


Two dead in separate workplace incidents

10 August, 2021

Two men died in separate workplace incidents over the span of 48 hours in Victoria. The deaths brought the state's 2021 workplace fatality total to 30.


Company fined $133K after worker injured by falling ramp

06 August, 2021

A demolition company has been fined $133,000 after a worker was seriously injured by the falling ramp of a low loader trailer.


Tru-Gard certified safety barrier

01 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Tru-Bilt Industries

The Tru-Gard steel safety barrier system can be used for workplace traffic management, to strengthen traffic control and protect workers.


Drilling company fined $375K after worker crushed by truck

28 July, 2021

A South Coast drilling company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by a truck in October 2017.


The rise of the cordless machines: safety benefits of a new generation of tools

21 July, 2021 by Tony Cooper, Product Engineer & Asia-Pacific Marketing Manager, Enerpac | Supplied by: Enerpac

Companies in industries with high safety priorities — such as mining — are embracing a whole new generation of powerful, portable and ergonomic tools.


Plant Assessor machinery compliance and risk assessment software

14 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Plant Assessor

Plant Assessor is a machinery safety platform that helps users ensure that machinery is safe for use and meets all legal compliance requirements.


Safety app to reduce injuries in road freight industry

09 July, 2021

A safety app, developed by SafeWork NSW and Lindsay Transport, provides training and guidance for NSW transport workers to reduce the risk of workplace injuries.


CNC machining: 5 ways to increase it without sacrificing safety

07 July, 2021 by Emily Newton, Editor in Chief, Revolutionized | Supplied by: Revolutionized

Computer numerical control (CNC) equipment can boost output in machine shops. Here are five ways to use it without putting people's safety at unnecessary risk.


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