Sonar: its time to surface

21 May, 2021 by Leighton Haliday, Director, SonaSafe 20/20 | Supplied by: SonaSafe 20/20 Limited

Smarter sensors and better software, delivering increased performance and management capabilities, suggest that sonar technology's time in the sun is now.

Construction worker dies after being struck by overhead boom

19 May, 2021

A worker has died in Victoria after being struck, it is believed, operating a concrete pump and boom. It brought the state's fatality toll to 16 for 2021.

Driving down the risk of falls from vehicles

13 May, 2021

SafeWork SA has urged drivers to report damaged equipment to their employers, after data revealed that falls from trucks caused 18 serious injuries in 2020.

Machinery compliance: ensuring your safety system is up to spec

07 May, 2021 by Matt Turner, Managing Director, Plant Assessor | Supplied by: Plant Assessor

Safety legislation in Australia means that machinery compliance is a mandatory requirement, and for good reason.

NT WorkSafe responds to third forklift incident in four weeks

04 May, 2021

NT WorkSafe has issued a safety alert, after inspectors attended the fourth forklift incident in three weeks.

Plant Assessor Pre Start Plus app

01 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Plant Assessor

Powered by Plant Assessor, Pre Start Plus is a free app that provides machine-specific pre-start checklists to let operators know when machines are safe to use.

Plastics manufacturer fined $75K for machine injury

29 April, 2021

Icon Plastics had been fined $75,000 after a worker's hand was crushed by unguarded machinery at its Seaford factory in 2016.

You can change your driving — here's how

26 April, 2021 by Craig Cockerton, Chief Operating Officer, Fleetcoach | Supplied by: Fleetcoach

It can be tempting to think that our driving style is just the way it is. But this article aims to show just how unhelpful (and incorrect) that thinking really is.

COVIDSafe construction: does IoT hold the key?

19 April, 2021 by Daryl Chambers, Director, M2M Connectivity | Supplied by: M2M Connectivity

With construction at the centre of economic recovery efforts, what role can Internet of Things technology play in keeping jobsites operational in a ‘COVIDSafe’ way?

Qld company fined after worker fatally crushed by tractor

08 April, 2021

A North Queensland produce company has been fined $150,000 after a worker was crushed when he dismounted from a moving tractor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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