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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.

EXAIR Industrial Vacuum Systems

01 February, 2022

EXAIR manufactures industrial duty vacuums for chip removal, liquid transfer and cleaning.

FPTI MF500 Hydrostatic Transmission Training Simulator

01 February, 2022

The MF500 is a fully functional hydrostatic transmission system that is designed for hands-on training of hydrostatic transmission systems.

Safety alert issued after drill rig contacts overhead powerline

28 January, 2022

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued a safety alert, warning machinery operators to take care when working near overhead powerlines.

Call for better safety procedures after fatigue blamed for rail worksite near hit

17 January, 2022

The Office of Transport Safety Investigations has called for Sydney Trains to implement a better fatigue management system, after a near hit at Westmead Station was attributed to worker fatigue.

Developing a safe way to remove large underground raise bore reamers

13 December, 2021

A safe work methodology has been developed to remove large diameter reamers in an underground environment.

Company fined $200K after Forrestfield Airport Link Project explosion

01 December, 2021

A subcontractor has been fined $200,000 after an explosion at the Forrestfield Airport Link Project in 2018 left a worker with a traumatic brain injury.

Victoria records two forklift-related deaths in one week

20 October, 2021

Two workers have lost their lives in forklift-related incidents within the space of a week, bringing the Victorian workplace fatality toll to 45 for 2021.

Construction company fined after worker crushed to death

11 October, 2021

A civil construction company has been fined $50,000 after a worker was crushed while guiding a drum roller onto a truck in Mildura.

SafeWork NSW commences October forklift safety blitz

06 October, 2021

October is National Safe Work Month. In the New South Wales jurisdiction, SafeWork NSW inspectors will visit businesses to ensure forklifts are used safely.

Software developed to enhance rail level crossing safety

01 October, 2021

A tailor-made data analytics software program has been developed to help governments and industry make better planning decisions on level crossing safety treatments.

EXAIR Super Air Knife

01 October, 2021

Compact Super Air Knives are designed to provide a uniform, high-volume, high-velocity curtain of air to blow off, dry or cool surfaces.

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