Company, director fined after worker trapped beneath hoist

06 April, 2021

A Campbellfield manufacturer and its director have been fined $60,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries when he was crushed under a robotic hoist.

Protect-Air EcoReg preset fluid regulator

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EcoReg preset fluid regulator is made of Grivory GV-5 FWA and stainless steel, making it suitable for use in areas such as drinking water and the food industry.

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.

Electric vehicle retrofit clears the air in underground mining

25 March, 2021 | Supplied by: 3ME Technology

3ME Technology has launched the TRITEV underground mining vehicle, to decarbonise and eliminate the issue of diesel particulate matter underground.

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.

Company fined after worker loses both legs in accident

17 March, 2021

An SA company has been fined $350,000 after a 2017 workplace incident in which a worker's legs were amputated below the knee in a hay press.

Crane operator and company convicted for crane tip over

11 March, 2021

A crane and rigging business and its employee have been convicted for breaching WHS legislation after a crane tipped over, posing a risk of injury or death.

NT company facing charges after workers crushed

09 March, 2021

A mobile crane hire company is facing charges after an incident in which two workers were pinned beneath a 1.8-tonne switchboard, sustaining serious injuries.

Victorian six-week campaign puts farm safety in the spotlight

04 March, 2021

WorkSafe Victoria has launched a six-week campaign to highlight that farm deaths and injuries can happen to anyone who does not prioritise safety.

Produce company fined $300,000 for unsafe systems of work

25 February, 2021

Zerella Holdings has been fined $300,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries from being dragged into a water pit with a moving agitator.

Driving drowsy? Understanding driver fatigue

22 February, 2021 by Craig Cockerton, Chief Operating Officer, Fleetcoach | Supplied by: Fleetcoach

A mistake behind the wheel can have enormous consequences. Think about the last time you drove while you were tired.

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.

Engineering controls for dust in bulk material processing

15 February, 2021 by Sean Kinder, Field Applications Engineer, Kinder Australia | Supplied by: Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

Engineering controls are the first line of defence against dust in bulk material processing, as a field applications engineer explains.

Safety alerts issued for NT cattle, construction industries

12 February, 2021

NT WorkSafe has released two safety alerts, following serious incidents in the cattle industry and the construction industry.

WorkSafe Qld issues safety alert over mobile plant

27 January, 2021

WorkSafe Queensland has urged employers to implement safety control measures, after a man sustained head injuries when he fell from a water tank.

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