Machine > Control systems

UniPrint pre-start checklist books

01 February, 2023

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

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.

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.

ETU raises safety concerns over Sydney Metro project

28 June, 2022

The ETU has called for SafeWork NSW to investigate the Sydney Metro project, after an escalator collapsed and a worker was injured in two separate incidents.

Euchner CKS2 lockout, starting key system

13 June, 2022

The Euchner CKS2 lockout, starting key system is designed for the safe starting or stopping of dangerous machine movements, independent of installed safeguards.

Remote dozer solution promotes safety for Aussie mines

31 May, 2022

A remote dozing solution has been rolled out at the Cape Lambert Port facility north-east of Karratha to remove dozer operators from high-risk environments.

Mobile plant lifting incident prompts safety warning

26 May, 2022

Business owners have been urged to implement risk control measures when using mobile plant as a mobile crane, after a worker was struck by a steel post at a construction site.

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.

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.

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