Safety barriers25 January, 2007
ActiGard is a range of bollards, guards, safety rails and posts designed to protect vulnerable equipment and stock from accidental damage and staff from potential dangers such as operating machinery, forklifts and other hazards.
WorkSafe impersonators in Victoria17 November, 2006
Victorian businesses are being warned to look out for WorkSafe impersonators offering health and safety services or advertising deals.
Safety leaders support uniform OHS31 October, 2006
Australia's politicians are being urged to "stop playing games" and work together for consistent OHS laws by workplace safety professionals.
NSW business disappointed at delay to OHS Act26 October, 2006
The NSW government has announced plans to send the stateâ€™s draft Occupational Health and Safety Act for a further six-month review despite expressions of disappointment by Australian business and industry groups.
Victoria’s OHS prosecutions go live12 October, 2006
The Victorian Workcover Authority (VWA) has updated the way in which details of its prosecutions can be accessed.
Manufacturing no-go for under 15s20 September, 2006
A New Zealand manufacturer has been fined $9000 after a 14-year-old boy was injured at its premises.
Short road to success04 September, 2006 by Wendy Cramer
The Safety Show, Sydney has enjoyed incredible success and growth in the relatively short time since its inception. Safety Solutions takes a look back at the evolution of this event and takes a look forward at what to expect for 2006
ASCC develops guidelines for safe design28 August, 2006
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has released a guidance document outlining the principles of safe design as a means of preventing injuries in the workplace.
500 Australian Standards to be cut28 August, 2006
To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.
A rewarding safety program14 August, 2006
An incentive program can be just the thing to boost a flagging safety program. But the emphasis shouldn't be just on 'what' to reward employees with
Assess and reduce risk14 August, 2006
How do you ensure a machine is properly safeguarded? Chris Soranno from STI Machine Services has devised a 12-step process that offers a thorough risk assessment for the safe and efficient operation of industrial machinery
Employee injured by identified hazard08 August, 2006
An ACT company has been fined $200,000 under a new OHS law after a worker was injured by a hazard previously identified by the companyâ€™s risk assessment process.
Call for entries to SA safety awards04 August, 2006
SafeWork SA is calling for entries into the Safe Work Awards for 2006.
Standards Australia to continue as peak standards body26 July, 2006
Standards Australia funding will continue at current or increased levels if recommendations from a draft report are followed that suggest it remain Australiaâ€™s peak standards development organisation.
Mezzanine safety system12 June, 2006
The Mezgate unit incorporates a sliding panel which secures the opening in the mezzanine railing, a fixed fence which generally is permanently fixed at right angles to the front railing, a hinged pair of panels and a locking system which ensures total security.