Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are being used increasingly in industries such as construction. Simone Poulter sets out some need-to-know safety rules.
The 46-year-old worker died after being crushed by a hydraulically operated stainless steel bucket while manually handling goat carcasses.
The warning comes after the results of a coronial inquest into a 2015 death were released and follows several other serious incidents involving vehicles.
WHS Queensland is investigating after a young worker suffered serious hand injuries at a meat processing plant.
A crane operator has been injured after a bridge crane's anchoring system failed, causing the crane to fall to the ground.
A semi-autonomous bulldozer hit an excavator due to poor sight lines and a breakdown in communications, according to the NSW Resources Regulator.
A South Australian worker has sustained serious injuries after the angle grinder he was using became jammed and kicked back into his face.
WorkSafe Victoria has issued a safety alert after a hoist failure on a mining site caused a 20 t counterweight to fall 30 m from its operating position.
Moved road signs have been implicated as the cause of a heavy vehicle collision at Maules Creek Coal Mine that left one mine worker with serious injuries.
Australian researchers are using Enerpac hydraulics to test strength and resistance to pull-out failure of screw anchors, Enerpac's Bert Heinrich explains.
If you're an owner/operator of premises in an industrial park, this recent case regarding traffic management may be of interest to you.
WHS Queensland are investigating after a release of hot sugarcane mud and liquid left an evaporative plant operator with extensive burns to his upper body.