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$40K fine after workplace incident leads to amputation

16 September, 2020

A sheet metal fabrication company has been fined $40,000 after a workplace incident that led to a work experience student having to amputate the tip of his finger.


Freak accident leads to serious injuries and $30K fine

15 September, 2020

A cattle company in Central Australia has pleaded guilty and been fined $30,000 after a freak accident left two workers seriously injured.


BodyGuard i-Tag Pedestrian Detection Safety and Warning System

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: BodyGuard Safety Solutions

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


RCT Muirhead Speed Gates

12 August, 2020 | Supplied by: RCT

The Muirhead Speed Gates from RCT can be applied to any type of materials handling equipment, to ensure all industrial vehicles are travelling at safe speeds.


Efficient and secure: how data management of the future supports safer work practices

10 August, 2020 | Supplied by: eFax

Whilst the majority of record keeping has moved to the digital world, manual faxing still remains a staple of worksites.


Victorian meat processor fined for severe hand injury

10 August, 2020

Diamond Valley Pork has been fined $130,000 for a 2019 incident in which a worker's hand was crushed while trapped in a waste chute.


SafeWork NSW to crack down on crane operator compliance

06 August, 2020

SafeWork NSW inspectors will conduct a compliance blitz across the state, verifying licensing and operator competency on crane operators at worksites.


NT worker dies falling from the tracks of an excavator

04 August, 2020

On 29 July, a 37-year-old worker died at a construction site in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory after falling from the tracks of an excavator.


Vic hire company fined $85,000 after worker death

30 July, 2020

A Victorian equipment hire company has been fined $85,000 following the death of a worker who was loading lift equipment onto a truck.


Two Victorian lives claimed in "tragic 48 hours"

29 July, 2020

Two workers have died in separate incidents in what WorkSafe Victoria has described as "a tragic 48 hours". It brings the state's toll to 42 for 2020.


Preventing death and serious injury when felling trees

24 July, 2020

After a man was fatally struck by a tree while felling it with a chainsaw, WorkCover Queensland has issued guidance to prevent similar incidents in future.


Preparing building HVAC systems for a return to work

14 July, 2020

With COVID-19 restrictions easing and workers returning to their places of work, building HVAC systems must be considered as part of a safe reopening.


Managing mobile crane work health and safety risks

10 July, 2020

After a young worker was seriously injured while operating a mobile crane, WorkCover Queensland has urged PCBUs to manage the WHS risks when using mobile cranes.


Bunzl Safety Sany+Air Sanitiser Compressor

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Bunzl Safety

The Sany+Air Sanitiser Compressor from Bunzl Safety is a low-pressure, oil-free compressor that can spray sanitising products with very little air.


Digital twin technology levels up construction safety

30 June, 2020 | Supplied by: UNSW Built Environment

Digital twin technology could transform construction by teaching users how to evaluate hazards from the safety of afar, and may remove the need to be present onsite altogether.


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