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CPR Safe-Ind knee emergency stop bar

07 October, 2011

The Safe-Ind knee emergency stop bar is a Category 4 rated knee-operated emergency stop bar. The stop bars are currently manufactured in lengths of 1000 and 1200 mm.

FLIR Systems thermal fence

30 September, 2011 by

The thermal fence is a fully integrated virtual perimeter alert system which uses thermal security cameras for simultaneous threat detection and assessment.

Bosch WZ IR cameras

05 August, 2011

The WZ series integrated IR bullet and dome cameras provide surveillance in any lighting condition.

Height limiter system to prevent electrocution of workers

05 August, 2011

Working near power lines is a major national safety issue because of the number of deaths and serious injuries that occur each year. The Southern Grampians Council worked with a local manufacturer to develop a device that automatically stops machines and activates an alarm if they got too close to high-voltage power lines, reducing the risk of electrocution or serious burns.

Noshok orifices and snubbers

28 July, 2011 by

Noshok’s orifices and snubbers help protect valuable instrumentation from pulsation and pressure spikes by restricting the flow of rapidly increasing and decreasing pressures.

ReeR’s EOS4 compact safety light curtain

31 May, 2011 by

ReeR’s EOS4 compact safety light curtain is designed for the protection of machine tools such as presses, punches and dinking machines, cutters and shears, robotised areas, assembly lines and assembly machines, including those with a small size.

WorkCover investigating wood chipper amputation

08 March, 2011

WorkCover NSW is investigating an incident where a man’s feet were amputated in a wood chipper.

Machine guarding campaign fights shocking workplace amputations incidents

21 February, 2011

The Australian Workers Union has announced a new campaign to address the high incidence of workplace injuries from unguarded machines.

Death of teenager is a wake-up call for employers

09 December, 2010

A Victorian couple were sentenced over the death of a teenage worker at a cardboard packaging factory in 2009.

Nail gun accidents prompt warning

29 November, 2010

Ambulance Victoria has issued a warning about the dangers of nail guns, following the release of a report on injuries in the state from the tool.

ISF modular safety fencing range

28 September, 2010 by

The durable, modular range of safety fencing from ISF is designed in accordance with Australian standards and is suitable for industrial or commercial applications.

Call for better machine guarding after another workplace death

16 August, 2010

Safety Regulator WorkSafe Victoria has called upon business owners and operators to place a more rigorous focus on machine guarding after another workplace death involving processing plant.

Safety warning for working in sawmills

20 July, 2010

Following a number of injuries in sawmills, WorkCover NSW has reminded the sawmilling industry to ensure adequate safety precautions are taken.

Second reckless endangerment conviction in Victoria this year

28 June, 2010

A Geelong-based company received Victoria’s second reckless endangerment conviction in 2010 over an injury that could have easily been prevented.

WA recycling company fined over loss of toes

04 June, 2010

A Western Australian recycling company has been fined $50,000 over an incident that resulted in the amputation of a teenage employee’s toes.

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