Company fined after workers fall from excavator bucket

15 March, 2023

A NSW company has been fined $180,000 after two workers were injured when they fell four metres from an excavator bucket at a construction site in 2019.

Pilz PSENcode non-contact access permission key

09 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The coded safety switch PSENcode key only allows authorised persons to access machine functions and prevents the machine restarting.

MHM Automated Mobile Robots and H&C Gantry Palletiser and De-Palletiser

01 March, 2023 | Supplied by: MHM Automation

MHM Automation has released the MHM Automated Mobile Robots (AMRs) and the H&C Gantry Palletiser and De-Palletiser.

How a proximity alert system makes mining sites safer

14 February, 2023 by Naaman Shibi, Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Proximity alert systems can help to prevent accidents and ensure safety in environments such mine sites, oil and gas exploration, and construction sites.

Volvo to trial electric heavy vehicles in Queensland

14 February, 2023

Volvo Group Australia has announced plans to test heavy-duty battery electric heavy vehicles, equipped with a range of safety features, in Queensland.

Automated guided vehicles boost warehouse safety

08 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

A contract bottling company has deployed Dematic automated guided vehicles to assist with improving safety and efficiency at its South Australian facility.

icare, Motor Traders' Association of NSW renew partnership

27 January, 2023

The renewed partnership will provide support and training to the automotive industry, to facilitate the transition towards electric vehicles in coming years.

Call for enhanced safety for concrete pours

18 January, 2023

Concreters across New South Wales have been urged to carry out regular inspections, maintenance and testing of equipment after a spate of concrete placing equipment incidents.

Smart AI dash cams improving driver safety

18 January, 2023 by Matt Cooper, Managing Director, Fleetware | Supplied by: Fleetware

Australia has technology available that can greatly reduce the number of crashes and road incidents, and it is important to understand how this technology works.

Leuze electronic FBPS 600i safety barcode positioning system

01 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The FBPS 600i safety barcode positioning system from Leuze electronic enables position detection with a single sensor.

The dos and don'ts of hydraulics servicing

23 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Hydraulink

Done well, hydraulic servicing can enhance safety on diesel-powered vehicles and machinery — but a poor job can lead to accidents and higher costs.

Automated traffic cone-laying truck launched to save road worker lives

28 October, 2022

A road safety systems manufacturer has launched an automated cone truck which places and retrieves road cones, to reduce the risks faced by workers on construction sites.

Vic freight company fined $35,000 after truck fatality

05 October, 2022

A Victorian freight company has been fined following the death of a garbage truck driver in Epping in December 2019.

Concrete manufacturer fined $35,000 over crane incident

29 September, 2022

A Victorian concrete manufacturer has been fined after two workers were nearly injured when a 2600 kg trough and mould detached from a crane and fell.

Vic companies fined $50,000 after worker injures arm

26 September, 2022

Two companies have been fined after a worker's arm became caught in a machine at a brick manufacturing site in 2018.

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