Industry action plans have been developed to support the second stage of the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Strategy 2004–12, which aims to reduce the incidence of work-related injuries.
The Compact plus safety light curtains and multi-beam safety light barriers of Leuze lumiflex feature efficient functions such as teach-in blanking, muting, override, single-/double-break, monitoring of safety switches or emergency stop push-buttons, IR-diagnosis and user friendliness.
Failing to properly train and supervise employees has resulted in a conviction and fine for a major civil contracting company.
The Hawk IR Sightglass is a 75 mm diameter inspection window fitted to the door or inspection cover of electrical equipment enclosures. For the safe visual and thermal inspection of internal electrical components without the need to open any enclosure.
Workplace Safety authorities across Australia have commenced a safety campaign to improve machine guarding in the manufacturing industry.
Australian and New Zealand Workplace Safety Authorities met in Adelaide on 11 March 2008 to discuss the progress of a range of initiatives to further occupational health and safety management in Australian workplaces
German company Glastechnik Holger Kramp ensures wastewater from grinding, drilling and similar machining functions is cleaned and made available again to the production process in as short a time as possible
An Osborne Park manufacturer of rock candy was fined $20,000 for failing to provide a safe workplace after a worker’s finger was severely injured in an unguarded machine.
Pressure Systems has introduced the F7000/8000 IM series of pilot operated safety relief valves, with integral module construction. No tubing is required to activate the valve and relieve the system pressure.
Banner's Pico-Guard fibre-optic E-stop button works with the Pico-Guard controller and other optical elements in personnel safety and equipment protection applications. The button is used with plastic fibre-optic cable and offers a quick means of connecting and disconnecting. Models are available with fibre entry/exit from either the same or opposite sides of the housing.
The Southern Safety Group (SSG) has formed a sponsorship deal with Protector Alsafe to assist in bringing safety to workplaces in South East Melbourne.
PANalytical has published data on the MiniPal 4 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) and Axios-Petro wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) spectrometers that show their effectiveness and value in predictive machine maintenance programs.