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Truck driver crushed by falling gate

29 April, 2022

Investigations are ongoing into a workplace incident that led to the death of a 59-year-old truck driver, after he was crushed by a sliding gate.


Ride shut down over safety concerns for unrestrained passenger

21 April, 2022

SafeWork NSW is investigating an incident in which a child was unrestrained while a ride was in motion at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.


Guidelines released to manage concrete pumping risks in construction

20 April, 2022

A safety alert has been issued for construction sites, following three incidents in Queensland in which mobile concrete placing booms overturned.


ATA calls for next government to reset truck safety

19 April, 2022

The Australian Trucking Association has urged the next Australian Government to improve road safety measures, to reduce crashes involving trucks.


Using conveyor covers to reduce dust and enhance safety

12 April, 2022

Conveyor belt covers are an economical, effective and safe solution for dust containment and airborne dust reduction.


Safety alert issued after worker struck by stun gun

07 April, 2022

Business owners have been advised to implement control measures when handling stun guns, after a worker sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a stun gun.


Safety alert issued after worker fatally crushed by car

06 April, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after a worker was crushed to death when the vehicle he was working on slipped off the bottle jack and fell on him.


EXAIR Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives

01 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR's Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives remove static electricity by flooding an area with static eliminating ions — up to 6.1 m away.


Worker dies in underground coalmine in Queensland

29 March, 2022

A man has died in a workplace incident at the Moranbah underground coalmine in Central Queensland, sending shockwaves throughout the mining community.


Safety alert issued after worker killed by hydraulic hook lift system

22 March, 2022

Queensland business owners have been urged to ensure they have implemented a safe system of work, after a young worker sustained fatal injuries when trapped under part of a hydraulic hook system.


Two dead in separate workplace incidents in Victoria

22 March, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the deaths of two workers who were killed in separate workplace incidents on the same day.


Emerson PACSafe Integrated Safety Controller

22 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The PACSafe Configurable Safety Controllers facilitate integrated Category 4, Performance Level e, SIL3 machine safety applications in the manufacturing industry.


Increasing safety during manufacturing maintenance

17 March, 2022 by Eric Whitley*, Director of Smart Manufacturing, L2L | Supplied by: L2L

Almost every mechanical system needs regular maintenance for optimal performance, and that is especially true in the automotive industry.


Abattoir fined after worker struck by forklift

16 March, 2022

A meat processor has been fined $55,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a worker was injured in a forklift accident in 2019.


Qld implements mandate for bus driver safety barriers

15 March, 2022

Safety barriers will now be mandatory in all new Queensland urban buses, to protect drivers from unacceptable passenger behaviour.


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