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How to keep safe around machinery

14 September, 2018 by Jonathan Wilkins, Marketing Director at EU Automation | Supplied by: EU Automation

According to accidents reported under RIDDOR in 2017, 9% of fatal injuries were found to be caused by contact with moving machinery.


Are you relying on unsafe counterfeit products?

31 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Schaeffler Australia Pty Ltd

Counterfeit bearings are creating a safety hazard for machinery, plant and operations, according to Schaeffler.


How police technology can improve public safety

23 August, 2018 | Supplied by: NetMotion Software

Using technology to complete administrative tasks allows emergency services to dedicate more time to protecting public safety.


Kinder K-Conlock conveyor skirting clamp system

23 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

The Kinder K-Conlock conveyor skirting clamp system assists with maintenance issues and OHS risks associated with working in confined spaces.


Centralised safety management system for growing business

22 August, 2018 | Supplied by: SCRIM Safety First Pty Ltd

REMONDIS Australia implemented a cloud-based health and safety management system to manage the growing needs of its business.


Australian experts respond to Italian bridge collapse

20 August, 2018

What can Australia learn from the Genoa bridge collapse that has killed over 35 people and injured dozens?


AEX-119P stainless steel computer display for hazardous areas

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The AEX-119P stainless steel computer display for hazardous areas is fully sealed to IP66. It has been tested to meet ATEX Zone 2 standards and IECEx conformity for Class 1 Division 2 hazardous applications.


Konecranes steel structure analysis

25 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The Konecranes steel structure analysis is able to assess the fatigue of a crane's steel structure components, to give a realistic estimate of remaining life.


Stabilising buildings to maximise construction safety

19 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The stability of buildings is crucial in earthquake-prone areas, leading project managers to search for technology that can assist with construction.


Emerson Plantweb Insight app for wireless pressure gauge

05 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The Emerson Plantweb Insight app for wireless pressure gauge allows personnel to make fewer manual rounds and minimise their exposure to hazardous areas.


Increased safety for direct drives

23 May, 2018 by Kathrin Kritzer, Motor Feedback Systems/Motion Control Sensors Product Manager, SICK STEGMANN GmbH, Donaueschingen | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Hollow shaft, multiturn, safety: the new motor feedback systems in the SES/SEM product family from SICK.


The importance of safe machinery parts cleaning

21 May, 2018 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

A company that provides equipment for a railway has strict deadlines within its service factory, which is required to clean parts quickly and safely.


How improved plant guarding reduces injuries

04 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

Plant guarding has consistently been flagged as a critical area for improvement by WorkSafe Victoria safety inspectors on their visits to sites around the state.


Defence fatigue testing improves helicopter safety

27 April, 2018

Fatigue testing technologies developed by Defence scientists will be used on a retired US Navy Seahawk helicopter.


Safety without the need for protective fences

27 March, 2018 by Michael Sanchez, Field Sales, SICK Vertriebs-GmbH, Düsseldorf | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

With the help of safety laser scanners, a machinery engineer has ensured the safe operation of a robot on an injection moulding machine.


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