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Inspectors visit Wagga worksites to improve plant safety

02 August, 2022

SafeWork NSW will conduct site visits across Wagga Wagga to ensure that businesses are managing the risks associated with loading and unloading vehicles.

Safety reminder issued as electric vehicle sales accelerate

19 July, 2022

The rising popularity of electric vehicles has prompted WorkSafe to remind employers to provide appropriate training and supervision to mechanics working on EV systems.

Human vibration

18 July, 2022

Prolonged exposure of the human body to mechanical vibration can be harmful; a vibration meter is a reliable evaluation tool to monitor and reduce human exposure to vibration.

Fatal roadside incident prompts safety alert

13 July, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after two motor mechanics were killed while repairing a broken-down bus on the roadside.

Mechanic killed by trailer in workplace incident

13 July, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a young diesel mechanic was killed while working under a B-double trailer in Melbourne.

Death sparks warning over filling scuba dive cylinders

22 June, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a prohibition notice to an East Gippsland dive shop after unsafe levels of carbon monoxide were found in its scuba diving cylinders.

Technofast EziTite Hydraulic Nuts

15 June, 2022

Safe and precise hydraulic nut and bolt fastening technology is streamlining the process by which slew bearings in lifting and loading equipment can be serviced or replaced.

Prioritising compliance to ensure machine operator safety

09 June, 2022

Industrial equipment supplier Enmin manufactures a range of materials handling solutions with a focus on compliance, to ensure maximum operator safety.

Gates Australia DraftGuard anti-rotation device

09 June, 2022

The Gates Australia anti-rotation device is designed to improve the safety of workers who are performing maintenance on fan drives.

Transport company fined after worker dies in milk tanker crash

09 June, 2022

A Victorian transport company has been fined $490,000 after a worker died in a truck rollover at Leongatha in May 2018.

New tool promotes safety for agriculture industry

08 June, 2022

Safe Work Australia has released an online tool that provides information about duties under the model WHS laws, for PCBUs and workers in the agriculture industry.

Digitising crane safety compliance

25 May, 2022

Dropped loads are a common safety hazard associated with overhead cranes; however, using a checklist app can help with achieving safety compliance.

Manufacturer charged after worker killed in machine crush

24 May, 2022

A metal manufacturing company has been charged for failing to provide or maintain plant that was without risks to health, after a workplace fatality in February 2021.

New guide released to safely service hydraulic equipment

18 May, 2022

A new guide has been released to help operators and service personnel safely service and maintain hydraulic machinery.

Safety alert issued after asphalt plant hits elevating work platform

10 May, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after a worker was injured when the elevating work platform he was operating was struck by an elevated asphalt bin system.

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