Mobile plant lifting incident prompts safety warning26 May, 2022
Business owners have been urged to implement risk control measures when using mobile plant as a mobile crane, after a worker was struck by a steel post at a construction site.
Digitising crane safety compliance25 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia
Dropped loads are a common safety hazard associated with overhead cranes; however, using a checklist app can help with achieving safety compliance.
Manufacturer charged after worker killed in machine crush24 May, 2022
A metal manufacturing company has been charged for failing to provide or maintain plant that was without risks to health, after a workplace fatality in February 2021.
New guide released to safely service hydraulic equipment18 May, 2022
A new guide has been released to help operators and service personnel safely service and maintain hydraulic machinery.
Food wholesaler fined after worker struck by forklift11 May, 2022
A food services wholesaler has been fined $35,000 after a worker was struck by a forklift, sustaining serious foot and leg injuries.
Company fined after worker trapped in machine11 May, 2022
A tooling company has been convicted and fined after a worker was seriously injured inside a milling machine.
Safety alert issued after asphalt plant hits elevating work platform10 May, 2022
A safety alert has been issued after a worker was injured when the elevating work platform he was operating was struck by an elevated asphalt bin system.
Firestone Marsh Mellow rubber-and-fabric springs03 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd
Rubber-and-fabric Marsh Mellow springs are designed to withstand breakages and can be used in applications such as shaker screens, crushing equipment and other vibrating equipment.
Worker dies after Mount Wallace garbage truck crash03 May, 2022
A 69-year-old worker has died in hospital after the garbage truck he was driving collided with another garbage truck at Mount Wallace.
Tru-Gard certified safety barrier01 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Tru-Bilt Industries
The Tru-Gard steel safety barrier system can be used for workplace traffic management, to strengthen traffic control and protect workers.
Waste recycling company fined $230,000 over arm amputation29 April, 2022
A Perth waste recycling company has been fined for gross negligence after a worker's arm was amputated when he was dragged between a conveyor belt and a roller.
Truck driver crushed by falling gate29 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 passenger21 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 construction20 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 safety19 April, 2022
The Australian Trucking Association has urged the next Australian Government to improve road safety measures, to reduce crashes involving trucks.