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Truck safety reminder issued after spate of worker deaths

27 July, 2022

Victorian employers and workers have been reminded of the hazards involved in working around trucks, after four workers died in separate incidents over the past two months.


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.


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.


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.


Director fined after labour hire worker's arm amputated

30 June, 2022

The Managing Director of a recycling company has been fined $70,000 after a worker's arm was caught between a conveyor belt and a roller and amputated at the shoulder.


WorkSafe WA investigates worker death

28 June, 2022

WorkSafe WA is investigating the work-related death of a man who was reportedly caught in a conveyor belt while working in a North Coogee salt refinery.


ETU raises safety concerns over Sydney Metro project

28 June, 2022

The ETU has called for SafeWork NSW to investigate the Sydney Metro project, after an escalator collapsed and a worker was injured in two separate incidents.


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.


Qld issues safety warning after worker's hand partially amputated by saw

22 June, 2022

A safety alert has been issued following an incident in which a worker suffered a partial amputation of his hand after it contacted a moving saw blade.


Technofast EziTite Hydraulic Nuts

15 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Technofast Industries Pty Ltd

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.


Euchner CKS2 lockout, starting key system

13 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The Euchner CKS2 lockout, starting key system is designed for the safe starting or stopping of dangerous machine movements, independent of installed safeguards.


Gates Australia DraftGuard anti-rotation device

09 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Gates Australia Pty Ltd

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.


Prioritising compliance to ensure machine operator safety

09 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Enmin Pty Ltd

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


WA engineering company charged after worker crushed

08 June, 2022

A Bassendean engineering company has been charged after a worker was fatally crushed while welding large gear segments with a welding manipulator.


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