The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has released a guidance document outlining the principles of safe design as a means of preventing injuries in the workplace.
An incentive program can be just the thing to boost a flagging safety program. But the emphasis shouldn't be just on 'what' to reward employees with
How do you ensure a machine is properly safeguarded? Chris Soranno from STI Machine Services has devised a 12-step process that offers a thorough risk assessment for the safe and efficient operation of industrial machinery
An ACT company has been fined $200,000 under a new OHS law after a worker was injured by a hazard previously identified by the companyâ€™s risk assessment process.
SafeWork SA is calling for entries into the Safe Work Awards for 2006.
Standards Australia funding will continue at current or increased levels if recommendations from a draft report are followed that suggest it remain Australiaâ€™s peak standards development organisation.
The new standard for the safety of machinery has finally been published.
A common complaint of today's machinery safeguarding requirements is their potential impact on production
The Mezgate unit incorporates a sliding panel which secures the opening in the mezzanine railing, a fixed fence which generally is permanently fixed at right angles to the front railing, a hinged pair of panels and a locking system which ensures total security.
The Quins munitions plant explosion near Gladstone has prompted SA Unions to call for an urgent overhaul of workplace safety standards in South Australia.
Rocol High Temp Synthetic Chain Lube, a high temperature lubricant, has been specially formulated to lubricate chains exposed to temperatures as high as 280°C. With conventional graphite/water mix chain lubricants, precious production time is lost as the lubricant cannot be applied to the chain unless it is below 100°C. As the lube can be applied at temperatures of up to 280°C, ovens do not need to be shut down.
An earthquake strikes a large city, wrecking roads and bridges, stranding rush-hour commuters, trapping office workers inside high-rise buildings.