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Tru-Gard certified safety barrier

01 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Tru-Bilt Industries

The Tru-Gard steel safety barrier system can be used for workplace traffic management, to strengthen traffic control and protect workers.


Drilling company fined $375K after worker crushed by truck

28 July, 2021

A South Coast drilling company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by a truck in October 2017.


The rise of the cordless machines: safety benefits of a new generation of tools

21 July, 2021 by Tony Cooper, Product Engineer & Asia-Pacific Marketing Manager, Enerpac | Supplied by: Enerpac

Companies in industries with high safety priorities — such as mining — are embracing a whole new generation of powerful, portable and ergonomic tools.


Plant Assessor machinery compliance and risk assessment software

14 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Plant Assessor

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


Safety app to reduce injuries in road freight industry

09 July, 2021

A safety app, developed by SafeWork NSW and Lindsay Transport, provides training and guidance for NSW transport workers to reduce the risk of workplace injuries.


CNC machining: 5 ways to increase it without sacrificing safety

07 July, 2021 by Emily Newton, Editor in Chief, Revolutionized | Supplied by: Revolutionized

Computer numerical control (CNC) equipment can boost output in machine shops. Here are five ways to use it without putting people's safety at unnecessary risk.


Meat processor fined $90K after worker crushed by forklift

29 June, 2021

A meat processing company has been fined $90,000 after a worker was crushed between a forklift and a steel barrier, sustaining nerve damage to his legs.


New South Wales moves to make sustainable farming safer

28 June, 2021

The NSW Government and the Institute for Sustainable Futures are embarking on a research project to understand the safety issues facing New South Wales landholders.


Queensland train driver dies after locomotive and coal train crash

23 June, 2021

A Queensland Rail train driver has died and two others are injured, after a locomotive and coal train collided in Westwood, west of Rockhampton, on 18 June 2021.


'Super' sensors to make conditions safer for miners

21 June, 2021 | Supplied by: University of Southern Queensland

A mechanical engineer has designed sensors that can detect early mechanical issues in oil and gas pipelines, making working conditions safer for miners.


Siemens Sicharge electric charging stations for mines

17 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

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


Campaign highlights risk of heavy vehicle collisions in mining

17 June, 2021

The NSW Resources Regulator has conducted a campaign to raise awareness of the risk of collisions involving heavy mining equipment.


Image-generating tech boosts construction site safety

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Monash University

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


Worker dies after being struck by machinery in Victorian factory

02 June, 2021

A worker suffered head injuries and died after, it is believed, being hit by an attachment on a rubber extrusion machine. It brought the state's toll to 19 for 2021.


Multiple charges laid over NT excavator fatality

26 May, 2021

Five charges have been laid against a company, its director and an employee, over the death of a worker who was crushed by an excavator bucket in 2019.


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