Machine > Control systems

Kitchen installer fined after loaded pallet falls on worker

18 May, 2023

A Victorian kitchen installer has been fined $50,000 after a loaded pallet fell from a forklift and hit a worker, causing serious injuries.

Cirlock universal lockout devices

09 May, 2023

Cirlock's Circuit Breaker Lockouts isolate the switch to prevent accidental start-up of equipment.

UniPrint pre-start checklist books

03 April, 2023

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

EXAIR Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives

01 April, 2023

EXAIR's Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives remove static electricity by flooding an area with static eliminating ions — up to 6.1 m away.

Autonomous mine meets safety metrics

17 March, 2023

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

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.

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.

Pilz PSENcode non-contact access permission key

09 March, 2023

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

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.

Ensuring Safe and Secure Human-Robot Collaboration with Pilz

01 November, 2022

There are many factors that must be considered to achieve safe and secure human-robot collaboration, including force measurement and pressure measurement.

Automated traffic cone-laying truck launched to save road worker lives

28 October, 2022

A road safety systems manufacturer has launched an automated cone truck which places and retrieves road cones, to reduce the risks faced by workers on construction sites.

Treotham Euchner MGB2 modular EtherCAT P/FSoE guard locking device

16 September, 2022

The MGB2 modular EtherCAT P/FSoE guard locking device combines a safety switch, bolt and door-locking mechanism to protect safety doors in machines from dangerous movements.

NT Council charged over near drowning of worker

01 September, 2022

A Northern Territory Council has been charged over a near-drowning incident, after a weed harvester capsized on a lake, trapping a worker underneath.

Safety alert issued after worker crushed by tractor

17 August, 2022

Tractor operators have been urged to take steps to manage the risks of operating tractors and other rural machinery after a worker was crushed by a tractor in 2018.

Transport company charged over Yarraville depot fatality

05 August, 2022

A Victorian transport company has been charged following the death of a worker who was run over at a Yarraville depot in October 2020.

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