When Smorgon Steel's angle and channel plant in Laverton North, Melbourne, decided to bring the final straightening process in house instead of at a soon-to-close external facility, the steel manufacturing giant was faced with a mammoth challenge
Beckhoff Automation has opened an Australian headquarters in Melbourne to bring its international presence to more than 60 companies worldwide.
The Safety Show, Sydney has enjoyed incredible success and growth in the relatively short time since its inception. Safety Solutions takes a look back at the evolution of this event and takes a look forward at what to expect for 2006
To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has released a guidance document outlining the principles of safe design as a means of preventing injuries in the workplace.
How do you ensure a machine is properly safeguarded? Chris Soranno from STI Machine Services has devised a 12-step process that offers a thorough risk assessment for the safe and efficient operation of industrial machinery
An incentive program can be just the thing to boost a flagging safety program. But the emphasis shouldn't be just on 'what' to reward employees with
An ACT company has been fined $200,000 under a new OHS law after a worker was injured by a hazard previously identified by the companyâ€™s risk assessment process.
SafeWork SA is calling for entries into the Safe Work Awards for 2006.
Standards Australia funding will continue at current or increased levels if recommendations from a draft report are followed that suggest it remain Australiaâ€™s peak standards development organisation.
The new standard for the safety of machinery has finally been published.
A common complaint of today's machinery safeguarding requirements is their potential impact on production
The Mezgate unit incorporates a sliding panel which secures the opening in the mezzanine railing, a fixed fence which generally is permanently fixed at right angles to the front railing, a hinged pair of panels and a locking system which ensures total security.
The Quins munitions plant explosion near Gladstone has prompted SA Unions to call for an urgent overhaul of workplace safety standards in South Australia.