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CR Mining GRIPAssist ground engaging tool (GET) safety solution

17 December, 2020 | Supplied by: CR

The GRIPAssist ground engaging tool (GET) safety solution from CR Mining minimises human contact with GET, improving safety standards for operators.


Degloving incident costs Mildura juice company $30,000

11 December, 2020

Lencia Fruit Juices Pty Ltd has been fined $30,000 after a worker's hand was sucked into an unguarded bottling machine, resulting in nerve damage.


Pneumatic isolators quieten noise, vibration and harshness

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

As cases of industrial deafness rise in the Australian workforce, Air Springs Supply suggests using Firestone Airmount isolators, which silence noise from machinery.


Avoiding alarm failure: upgrading obsolete alarm systems

04 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Omniflex (Australia) Pty Ltd

Upgrading obsolete alarm systems doesn't need to be costly or disruptive, but is essential for safe operation of all industrial or manufacturing facilities.


Transport and logistics company charged over 2018 incident

02 December, 2020

K. & S. Freighters has been charged with breaching work health and safety laws, after a 2018 incident at an Adelaide depot left a worker with serious injuries.


Report released following worker injury at Appin North Mine

02 December, 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report investigating an incident at Appin North Mine in which a worker sustained permanent injuries to his foot.


SafeWork SA calls for compliance for imported plant, machinery

19 November, 2020

SafeWork SA has reminded businesses to ensure all plant and machinery imported from overseas complies with Australian Standards.


Virtual safety simulator to help SA heavy vehicle drivers

05 November, 2020

Heavy vehicle drivers in South Australia will be able to practise navigating the South Eastern Freeway descent with a training simulator.


$660,000 enforceable undertaking to improve bus safety

03 November, 2020

Buslink NT will commit to $660,000 worth of improvements after a bus rollaway incident in 2017 led to the death of a bus driver.


EXAIR EasySwitch Wet-Dry Vac

01 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR's EasySwitch Wet-Dry vacuum uses either a standard or HEPA certified filter when vacuuming dry material.


Company fined $40K for failing to supervise worker

29 October, 2020

A company has been fined $40,000 for failing to adequately supervise a young worker who sustained serious injuries while cleaning a plate roller.


Qld subcontractor fined $50K for near-miss work incident

20 October, 2020

A subcontractor working on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has been fined $50,000 after an incident in which a mobile concrete pump tipped over at a worksite.


Autonomous shipping: are self-driving ships the safer future?

16 October, 2020

Australian Maritime College researcher Dr Reza Emad believes that commercial shipping will see more remotely controlled ships by 2030 — improving safety and efficiency.


Stage one of ACCC quad bike safety standards takes effect

14 October, 2020

The first stage of mandatory safety standards for all new and imported second-hand quad bikes has come into effect, to improve the safety of the quad bikes.


Safety alert issued after worker falls from trailer

06 October, 2020

A truck driver has sustained serious injuries after falling from his trailer, prompting a safety alert to be issued about the risk of falls from trucks and trailers.


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