Upgraded safety locks

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Fortress Systems Pty Ltd

The H31 safety lock mechanism has been replaced with the upgraded mGard CL disc tumbler lock.

SA company fined over crush injury

15 September, 2009

A prominent South Australian sheet metal manufacturer was convicted over an incident that injured a worker in a machine.

Seize control of safety and productivity

10 August, 2009

It’s about time the people responsible for machine safety and operation - engineers, electricians and integrators - quite literally took control.

Manufacturer fined over burn incident

10 August, 2009

Caroma was recently fined over an incident at its South Australian operations that left an employee with severe burns.

Safety light curtain

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster GuardShield Micro 400 is a Type 4 presence-sensing safety light curtain that is available in standard or cascadeable configurations, suitable for a variety of space-constrained industrial applications with hazardous machinery.

Vacuum safety valves

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: PIAB Vacuum Technologies

The Vactrap COAX is a check valve with an integrated Pi12-2 COAX cartridge for decentralised vacuum handling systems and a built-in blow-off valve to provide a quick release of objects.

Speed sensor and safety controller

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster MSR57P speed-monitoring safety relay monitors all motion for small to mid-size machines and provide appropriate safety control, combining the functionality of a speed sensing module with a configurable safety controller.

Safety locking handle

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Air & Hydraulic Systems Pty Ltd

The Praher Valves range of lockable ball, butterfly and diaphragm valves are now supplied complete with locking mechanism as standard.

Emergency stop button

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Fortress Systems Pty Ltd

The E-stop modular emergency stop button has been introduced into the eGard range of access and control products.

SA employers fined for rail and factory injuries

03 August, 2009

In a busy day at the Magistrates Court of South Australia (Industrial), three companies were convicted and fined over incidents in 2007 where workers sustained injuries from inadequate safety measures.

SA sawmill fined over worker's head injury

27 July, 2009

A South Australian company has been convicted and fined $36,000 over a serious head injury sustained by one of its workers from an unguarded machine.

Adelaide engineering firm convicted over apprentice's death

29 June, 2009

An Adelaide company has been convicted and fined $72,000 over the death of an 18-year-old apprentice who was dragged into an ungaurded rotating machine in 2004.

Man dies after being caught in lathe

23 June, 2009

A man has died in hospital two weeks after his clothes were caught in an operating lathe at a factory in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.

Fine for SA sawmill injury

23 June, 2009

An Adelaide sawmill company has been convicted and fined over an incident that left a worker with a painful groin injury in 2007.

Pilz PSENslock safety gate switch and interlock

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

Pilz has introduced a gate switch with an interlock with a non-contact transponder for the switching function and an electromagnet to hold the gate closed.

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