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Treotham Euchner MGB2 modular EtherCAT P/FSoE guard locking device

16 September, 2022 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The MGB2 modular EtherCAT P/FSoE guard locking device combines a safety switch, bolt and door-locking mechanism to protect safety doors in machines from dangerous movements.


Forklift accident results in $40,000 fine for car dealership

14 September, 2022

A Victorian car dealership has been fined for failing to maintain a safe system of work, after a worker suffered skull fractures following an accident involving a forklift.


SafeWork NSW puts spotlight on agriculture, farm safety

06 September, 2022

Farms across NSW have been urged to implement a 'safety first' approach, after a man was fined $50,000 when a worker sustained serious injuries in 2020.


NT Council charged over near drowning of worker

01 September, 2022

A Northern Territory Council has been charged over a near-drowning incident, after a weed harvester capsized on a lake, trapping a worker underneath.


Safety alert issued after worker crushed by tractor

17 August, 2022

Tractor operators have been urged to take steps to manage the risks of operating tractors and other rural machinery after a worker was crushed by a tractor in 2018.


Vic truck driver crushed by tipper trailer

17 August, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a 59-year-old truck driver was crushed by a tipper trailer while trying to free a pneumatic strut.


Incorporating AI for safer tram operations

05 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Bosch Australia

Trams on the Parramatta Light Rail network will feature a collision warning system that incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) to support drivers.


Transport company charged over Yarraville depot fatality

05 August, 2022

A Victorian transport company has been charged following the death of a worker who was run over at a Yarraville depot in October 2020.


Inspectors visit Wagga worksites to improve plant safety

02 August, 2022

SafeWork NSW will conduct site visits across Wagga Wagga to ensure that businesses are managing the risks associated with loading and unloading vehicles.


Sensing the future: IoT and workplace safety

02 August, 2022 by Max Girault, Chief Commercial Officer, Inauro | Supplied by: Inauro

Regardless of the size of an operation, there is space for technology to improve safety. Sensors and IoT can be invaluable tools in achieving this goal.


Fixed machinery incidents, fatalities prompt reminder to put safety first

01 August, 2022

A recent spate of incidents involving fixed plant has prompted WorkSafe Queensland to issue a safety reminder for all employers working with fixed machinery.


Cargo services company fined after worker injured at Perth Airport

28 July, 2022

A ground and air cargo services company has been fined $110,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from a baggage tug at Perth Airport.


Truck safety reminder issued after spate of worker deaths

27 July, 2022

Victorian employers and workers have been reminded of the hazards involved in working around trucks, after four workers died in separate incidents over the past two months.


Safety reminder issued as electric vehicle sales accelerate

19 July, 2022

The rising popularity of electric vehicles has prompted WorkSafe to remind employers to provide appropriate training and supervision to mechanics working on EV systems.


Mechanic killed by trailer in workplace incident

13 July, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a young diesel mechanic was killed while working under a B-double trailer in Melbourne.


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