Machine > Maintenance

Plant Assessor machinery compliance and risk assessment software

14 July, 2021

Plant Assessor is a machinery safety platform that helps users ensure that machinery is safe for use and meets all legal compliance requirements.

Siemens Sicharge electric charging stations for mines

17 June, 2021

Siemens Australia and Murray Engineering have developed an electric vehicle charging station that can be used both above and below ground in mines.

Image-generating tech boosts construction site safety

10 June, 2021

Monash University researchers have filed a patent for technology that can generate thousands of images of construction machinery to streamline construction safety.

Driving down the risk of falls from vehicles

13 May, 2021

SafeWork SA has urged drivers to report damaged equipment to their employers, after data revealed that falls from trucks caused 18 serious injuries in 2020.

Machinery compliance: ensuring your safety system is up to spec

07 May, 2021 by Matt Turner, Managing Director, Plant Assessor

Safety legislation in Australia means that machinery compliance is a mandatory requirement, and for good reason.

The link between heavy vehicle maintenance and road safety

01 April, 2021

A report has analysed the link between vehicle standards and safety performance, revealing that maintaining vehicles can improve road safety and minimise risk.

Preventative maintenance for the smart mine

01 April, 2021

Preventative maintenance is a worthwhile investment and very effective when the costs of lost productivity and human injury are brought into the equation.

Underground truck crash sees goldminer fined $150,000

18 March, 2021

Northern Star Resources has been fined $150,000 after two workers were injured in an underground vehicle collision.

Diesel fuel tank explosion claims life of worker

18 February, 2021

A 35-year-old man has died in a fuel tank explosion at an engine repair business in Fieldstone.

SWA releases guidance for maintaining elevated work platforms

21 January, 2021

Safe Work Australia has published guidance for inspecting and maintaining elevated work platforms, such as scissor lifts or self-propelled boom lifts.

CR Mining GRIPAssist ground engaging tool (GET) safety solution

17 December, 2020

The GRIPAssist ground engaging tool (GET) safety solution from CR Mining minimises human contact with GET, improving safety standards for operators.

SafeWork SA calls for compliance for imported plant, machinery

19 November, 2020

SafeWork SA has reminded businesses to ensure all plant and machinery imported from overseas complies with Australian Standards.

EXAIR EasySwitch Wet-Dry Vac

01 November, 2020

EXAIR's EasySwitch Wet-Dry vacuum uses either a standard or HEPA certified filter when vacuuming dry material.

Stage one of ACCC quad bike safety standards takes effect

14 October, 2020

The first stage of mandatory safety standards for all new and imported second-hand quad bikes has come into effect, to improve the safety of the quad bikes.

Snack food maker fined $80,000 for workplace incident

24 September, 2020

Yarra Valley Snack Foods has been fined $80,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries to his lung, ribs, lower back, leg and ankle in a workplace incident.

  • All content Copyright © 2023 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd