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Qld company fined after worker fatally crushed by tractor

08 April, 2021

A North Queensland produce company has been fined $150,000 after a worker was crushed when he dismounted from a moving tractor.


Company, director fined after worker trapped beneath hoist

06 April, 2021

A Campbellfield manufacturer and its director have been fined $60,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries when he was crushed under a robotic hoist.


The link between heavy vehicle maintenance and road safety

01 April, 2021

A report has analysed the link between vehicle standards and safety performance, revealing that maintaining vehicles can improve road safety and minimise risk.


Protect-Air EcoReg preset fluid regulator

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EcoReg preset fluid regulator is made of Grivory GV-5 FWA and stainless steel, making it suitable for use in areas such as drinking water and the food industry.


BodyGuard i-Tag Pedestrian Detection Safety and Warning System

01 April, 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.


Electric vehicle retrofit clears the air in underground mining

25 March, 2021 | Supplied by: 3ME Technology

3ME Technology has launched the TRITEV underground mining vehicle, to decarbonise and eliminate the issue of diesel particulate matter underground.


Underground truck crash sees goldminer fined $150,000

18 March, 2021

Northern Star Resources has been fined $150,000 after two workers were injured in an underground vehicle collision.


Company fined after worker loses both legs in accident

17 March, 2021

An SA company has been fined $350,000 after a 2017 workplace incident in which a worker's legs were amputated below the knee in a hay press.


Crane operator and company convicted for crane tip over

11 March, 2021

A crane and rigging business and its employee have been convicted for breaching WHS legislation after a crane tipped over, posing a risk of injury or death.


NT company facing charges after workers crushed

09 March, 2021

A mobile crane hire company is facing charges after an incident in which two workers were pinned beneath a 1.8-tonne switchboard, sustaining serious injuries.


Victorian six-week campaign puts farm safety in the spotlight

04 March, 2021

WorkSafe Victoria has launched a six-week campaign to highlight that farm deaths and injuries can happen to anyone who does not prioritise safety.


Produce company fined $300,000 for unsafe systems of work

25 February, 2021

Zerella Holdings has been fined $300,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries from being dragged into a water pit with a moving agitator.


Driving drowsy? Understanding driver fatigue

22 February, 2021 by Craig Cockerton, Chief Operating Officer, Fleetcoach | Supplied by: Fleetcoach

A mistake behind the wheel can have enormous consequences. Think about the last time you drove while you were tired.


Diesel fuel tank explosion claims life of worker

18 February, 2021

A 35-year-old man has died in a fuel tank explosion at an engine repair business in Fieldstone.


Engineering controls for dust in bulk material processing

15 February, 2021 by Sean Kinder, Field Applications Engineer, Kinder Australia | Supplied by: Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

Engineering controls are the first line of defence against dust in bulk material processing, as a field applications engineer explains.


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