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Vic hire company fined $85,000 after worker death

30 July, 2020

A Victorian equipment hire company has been fined $85,000 following the death of a worker who was loading lift equipment onto a truck.


Two Victorian lives claimed in "tragic 48 hours"

29 July, 2020

Two workers have died in separate incidents in what WorkSafe Victoria has described as "a tragic 48 hours". It brings the state's toll to 42 for 2020.


Preventing death and serious injury when felling trees

24 July, 2020

After a man was fatally struck by a tree while felling it with a chainsaw, WorkCover Queensland has issued guidance to prevent similar incidents in future.


Managing mobile crane work health and safety risks

10 July, 2020

After a young worker was seriously injured while operating a mobile crane, WorkCover Queensland has urged PCBUs to manage the WHS risks when using mobile cranes.


Bunzl Safety Sany+Air Sanitiser Compressor

01 July, 2020

The Sany+Air Sanitiser Compressor from Bunzl Safety is a low-pressure, oil-free compressor that can spray sanitising products with very little air.


Digital twin technology levels up construction safety

30 June, 2020

Digital twin technology could transform construction by teaching users how to evaluate hazards from the safety of afar, and may remove the need to be present onsite altogether.


Risks of not effectively immobilising vehicles

15 June, 2020

WorkCover Queensland is urging PCBUs to ensure trucks, trailers and mobile plant are safely immobilised, after a worker was seriously injured by a frontend loader.


Safety at work — how can machine tools and systems operate safely and efficiently?

01 May, 2020

With its extensive range of Safety@work products, Leuze electronic optimises collaboration between man and machine.


Smart seed packing machine delivers greater accuracy and throughput

01 April, 2020

Asytec have developed a seed packing machine that meets global safety standards and leverages the latest automation technology to provide a turn-key solution.


Autonomous haul trucks introduced at Aussie gold mine

02 March, 2020

Newmont's Boddington mine in Western Australia will feature an autonomous haul truck fleet, after a $150 million investment into autonomous haulage systems.


High-risk work licence suspended for unsafe crane operation

27 February, 2020

SafeWork SA has suspended a high-risk work licence following an incident where a crane tipped over while lifting a load at a construction site.


Coalminer faces $1.5 million fine after truck collision

17 January, 2020

A NSW mining company is facing a $1.5 million fine, after a truck collision hospitalised one of its employees.


Narva Safety Light range

13 December, 2019

The Safety Light range from Narva features three options, all featuring high-power Cree 3 W LEDs for increased visibility in work sites.


Machinery crushes abattoir worker

07 November, 2019

The 46-year-old worker died after being crushed by a hydraulically operated stainless steel bucket while manually handling goat carcasses.


Employers urged to ensure safe vehicle movement after several deaths

05 November, 2019

The warning comes after the results of a coronial inquest into a 2015 death were released and follows several other serious incidents involving vehicles. 


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