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New guide released to safely service hydraulic equipment

18 May, 2022

A new guide has been released to help operators and service personnel safely service and maintain hydraulic machinery.


Food wholesaler fined after worker struck by forklift

11 May, 2022

A food services wholesaler has been fined $35,000 after a worker was struck by a forklift, sustaining serious foot and leg injuries.


Company fined after worker trapped in machine

11 May, 2022

A tooling company has been convicted and fined after a worker was seriously injured inside a milling machine.


Safety alert issued after asphalt plant hits elevating work platform

10 May, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after a worker was injured when the elevating work platform he was operating was struck by an elevated asphalt bin system.


Worker dies after Mount Wallace garbage truck crash

03 May, 2022

A 69-year-old worker has died in hospital after the garbage truck he was driving collided with another garbage truck at Mount Wallace.


Firestone Marsh Mellow rubber-and-fabric springs

03 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

Rubber-and-fabric Marsh Mellow springs are designed to withstand breakages and can be used in applications such as shaker screens, crushing equipment and other vibrating equipment.


Tru-Gard certified safety barrier

01 May, 2022 | 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.


Waste recycling company fined $230,000 over arm amputation

29 April, 2022

A Perth waste recycling company has been fined for gross negligence after a worker's arm was amputated when he was dragged between a conveyor belt and a roller.


Truck driver crushed by falling gate

29 April, 2022

Investigations are ongoing into a workplace incident that led to the death of a 59-year-old truck driver, after he was crushed by a sliding gate.


Ride shut down over safety concerns for unrestrained passenger

21 April, 2022

SafeWork NSW is investigating an incident in which a child was unrestrained while a ride was in motion at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.


Guidelines released to manage concrete pumping risks in construction

20 April, 2022

A safety alert has been issued for construction sites, following three incidents in Queensland in which mobile concrete placing booms overturned.


ATA calls for next government to reset truck safety

19 April, 2022

The Australian Trucking Association has urged the next Australian Government to improve road safety measures, to reduce crashes involving trucks.


Using conveyor covers to reduce dust and enhance safety

12 April, 2022

Conveyor belt covers are an economical, effective and safe solution for dust containment and airborne dust reduction.


Safety alert issued after worker struck by stun gun

07 April, 2022

Business owners have been advised to implement control measures when handling stun guns, after a worker sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a stun gun.


Safety alert issued after worker fatally crushed by car

06 April, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after a worker was crushed to death when the vehicle he was working on slipped off the bottle jack and fell on him.


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