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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.

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.

EXAIR Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives

01 April, 2022

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

Emerson PACSafe Integrated Safety Controller

22 March, 2022

The PACSafe Configurable Safety Controllers facilitate integrated Category 4, Performance Level e, SIL3 machine safety applications in the manufacturing industry.

Abattoir fined after worker struck by forklift

16 March, 2022

A meat processor has been fined $55,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a worker was injured in a forklift accident in 2019.

Employers urged to prioritise safety after workers struck by moving vehicles

04 March, 2022

WorkSafe Queensland has advised employers to manage health and safety after three workers were struck by moving vehicles in separate incidents.

Proper Hydraulic Training minimising Injury Risk

01 March, 2022

Hydraulic-operated equipment possesses an inherent ability to store multiple energy pockets. It is extremely important to follow appropriate safety measures to avoid accidents.

Company charged for safety breaches after two truck crashes

22 February, 2022

A transport company has been charged for breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act after unsafe work practices led to two truck crashes.

How AI-based facilities monitoring improves safety

16 February, 2022

Facilities monitoring in manufacturing, warehousing and other industrial sectors is key to ensuring workplace safety.

WorkSafe WA investigates work-related farm death

14 February, 2022

WorkSafe is investigating the death of an 89-year-old farmer, who is believed to have been fatally injured while unloading hay from a tractor.

A smarter way to run and manage machinery pre-starts on site!

04 February, 2022

Pre Start Plus is a free app that enables operators to conduct digital, machinery specific pre-starts from their smartphone and instantly lets them know if a machine is safe to use.

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