Autonomous mine meets safety metrics

17 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Epiroc

An iron ore mining project in Western Australia is converting its trucks to a driverless operation, which will bring significant benefits to worker safety.

Call to prioritise health and safety in work-related driving

15 March, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria has called for employers, workers and the self-employed to be aware of health and safety risks involved in work-related driving.

Safety alert issued after worker struck by excavator bucket

15 March, 2023

Queensland employers have been advised to be aware of the risks of operating powered mobile plant at construction sites, after a worker was struck by an excavator bucket.

Company fined after workers fall from excavator bucket

15 March, 2023

A NSW company has been fined $180,000 after two workers were injured when they fell four metres from an excavator bucket at a construction site in 2019.

Manufacturer fined $300,000 after apprentice severs fingers

10 March, 2023

A sheet metal manufacturer has been fined $300,000 after an incident in which an apprentice had seven fingers severed while operating a guillotine.

Pilz PSENcode non-contact access permission key

09 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The coded safety switch PSENcode key only allows authorised persons to access machine functions and prevents the machine restarting.

MHM Automated Mobile Robots and H&C Gantry Palletiser and De-Palletiser

01 March, 2023 | Supplied by: MHM Automation

MHM Automation has released the MHM Automated Mobile Robots (AMRs) and the H&C Gantry Palletiser and De-Palletiser.

UniPrint pre-start checklist books

01 March, 2023 | Supplied by: UniPrint Pty Ltd

The UniPrint Pre-start checklist books are designed to help users maintain machinery by exposing defects or service issues before they become hazardous.

Volvo to trial electric heavy vehicles in Queensland

14 February, 2023

Volvo Group Australia has announced plans to test heavy-duty battery electric heavy vehicles, equipped with a range of safety features, in Queensland.

How a proximity alert system makes mining sites safer

14 February, 2023 by Naaman Shibi, Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Proximity alert systems can help to prevent accidents and ensure safety in environments such mine sites, oil and gas exploration, and construction sites.

Vic company charged after worker fatally crushed

08 February, 2023

A road safety equipment manufacturer has been charged over the death of a delivery truck driver who was crushed by a metal barrier while unloading his semitrailer.

Automated guided vehicles boost warehouse safety

08 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

A contract bottling company has deployed Dematic automated guided vehicles to assist with improving safety and efficiency at its South Australian facility.

BodyGuard i-Tag Pedestrian Safety System

06 February, 2023 | Supplied by: BodyGuard Safety Solutions

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

Company fined after worker fatally struck by pressurised pipe

31 January, 2023

A NSW fire suppression company has been fined $450,000 after a worker was fatally injured while attempting to remove a metal test cap connected to a pressurised pipe.

icare, Motor Traders' Association of NSW renew partnership

27 January, 2023

The renewed partnership will provide support and training to the automotive industry, to facilitate the transition towards electric vehicles in coming years.

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