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SA safety crisis

12 May, 2006

The Quins munitions plant explosion near Gladstone has prompted SA Unions to call for an urgent overhaul of workplace safety standards in South Australia.

High temperature lubricant

12 April, 2006

Rocol High Temp Synthetic Chain Lube, a high temperature lubricant, has been specially formulated to lubricate chains exposed to temperatures as high as 280°C. With conventional graphite/water mix chain lubricants, precious production time is lost as the lubricant cannot be applied to the chain unless it is below 100°C. As the lube can be applied at temperatures of up to 280°C, ovens do not need to be shut down.

Rail employee hand safety

15 September, 2005

Kiwi ingenuity is leading the way in the rail maintenance industry, with major safety initiatives developed by local rail maintenance workers being implemented not just on New Zealand's rail network

Machine safety: finding your way out of a legal minefield

07 July, 2003

Engineers, electricians and machine designers are often unaware that they personally have legal responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Plant Regulations

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