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EXAIR safety air guns

01 December, 2018

EXAIR's safety air guns have been carefully designed to eliminate the dangers associated with their use.


How to improve safety around forklifts

14 November, 2018

Forklifts pose several risks to pedestrians in the workplace, and following these four tips can help to keep people safe.


How improved plant guarding reduces injuries

04 May, 2018

Plant guarding has consistently been flagged as a critical area for improvement by WorkSafe Victoria safety inspectors on their visits to sites around the state.


Safety without the need for protective fences

27 March, 2018 by Michael Sanchez, Field Sales, SICK Vertriebs-GmbH, Düsseldorf

With the help of safety laser scanners, a machinery engineer has ensured the safe operation of a robot on an injection moulding machine.


Vic's Western Freeway receives life-saving wire rope barriers

01 March, 2018

Wire rope barriers are being implemented on the Western Freeway between the Western Ring Road and Ballarat, as part of a $37 million safety upgrade.


How to avoid loading/unloading exclusion zone (LUEZ) incidents

07 September, 2017 by David Huisman

The operation of trucks, excavators, forklifts and other heavy vehicles in both industrial worksites and public areas is dangerous. Far too often, serious accidents occur when personnel are loading and unloading these powered mobile plants.


Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system

27 June, 2017

The Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system features a transceiver design that employs plug-in modules to establish each unit's function as a transmitter or receiver. Once powered up, the transceiver learns its functionality from the plug-in module.


Gates BIRD belt installation and rotation device

07 June, 2017

The Gates BIRD belt installation and rotation device is designed to minimise the risks to employees during routine belt maintenance.


Balluff magnetically coded safety sensor

07 June, 2017

The Balluff magnetically coded safety sensor has a non-contact operating principle, meaning that it is unaffected by mechanical play.


Advanced Chain Technologies ReACTER Cap rebar safety cap

01 June, 2017

The Advanced Chain Technologies ReACTER Cap rebar safety cap is designed to protect workers from impalement injuries on reinforcement starter bars should they be unfortunate to fall on them from a height of up to 5 m.


SafetyMITS Rapid Roll barrier storage cartridge and rapid post system

02 May, 2017

The SafetyMITS Rapid Roll barrier storage cartridge and rapid post system is designed for a wide range of industries including mining, building, construction and manufacturing, as well as being suitable for council, emergency and general maintenance workers.


Good teamwork: getting a safe hand from robots

05 April, 2017

Until now, heavy-duty robots have always been housed in separate work areas to safeguard workers. Researchers at Fraunhofer want to change that with a security concept and intelligent robot control that will enable people and robots to collaborate as a team.


Knuffi warning and protective bumpers

01 March, 2017

Knuffi warning and protective bumpers are designed to absorb hard impacts in order to help prevent injuries to people and damage to machines and fixtures.


Recycling dangers highlighted by WorkSafe WA

28 November, 2016

Multiple deaths and injuries in the recycling industry have led WorkSafe WA to continue to focus on the industry in an effort to improve safety standards and prevent further serious incidents.


Flexshield Mobile Acoustic Panels soundproof panels

13 October, 2016

The Flexshield Mobile Acoustic Panels can be strategically placed around a noise source to reduce the noise by up to 12 dB or more.


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