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Stabilising buildings to maximise construction safety

19 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The stability of buildings is crucial in earthquake-prone areas, leading project managers to search for technology that can assist with construction.


Emerson Plantweb Insight app for wireless pressure gauge

05 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The Emerson Plantweb Insight app for wireless pressure gauge allows personnel to make fewer manual rounds and minimise their exposure to hazardous areas.


Increased safety for direct drives

23 May, 2018 by Kathrin Kritzer, Motor Feedback Systems/Motion Control Sensors Product Manager, SICK STEGMANN GmbH, Donaueschingen | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Hollow shaft, multiturn, safety: the new motor feedback systems in the SES/SEM product family from SICK.


The importance of safe machinery parts cleaning

21 May, 2018 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

A company that provides equipment for a railway has strict deadlines within its service factory, which is required to clean parts quickly and safely.


How improved plant guarding reduces injuries

04 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

Plant guarding has consistently been flagged as a critical area for improvement by WorkSafe Victoria safety inspectors on their visits to sites around the state.


Defence fatigue testing improves helicopter safety

27 April, 2018

Fatigue testing technologies developed by Defence scientists will be used on a retired US Navy Seahawk helicopter.


Safety without the need for protective fences

27 March, 2018 by Michael Sanchez, Field Sales, SICK Vertriebs-GmbH, Düsseldorf | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

With the help of safety laser scanners, a machinery engineer has ensured the safe operation of a robot on an injection moulding machine.


Reducing machinery noise can guard against hearing loss

09 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Cut To Size Plastics

It has been claimed that using nylon on machinery can help to protect workers' hearing by reducing the amount of noise produced.


Scotch-Brite bristle discs and brushes

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: 3M Abrasive Systems Division

Scotch-Brite bristle discs and brushes are surface conditioning products made using proprietary long-lasting Cubitron ceramic abrasive grain.


Vic's Western Freeway receives life-saving wire rope barriers

01 March, 2018

Wire rope barriers are being implemented on the Western Freeway between the Western Ring Road and Ballarat, as part of a $37 million safety upgrade.


3D images give a clearer view

12 February, 2018 by Fabian Zimmer, Product Manager for 3D Compact Systems, SICK AG, Waldkirch | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Outdoor industrial environments are constantly changing and to ensure that changes are always detected, SICK has designed its Visionary-B sensors with two eyes, in the form of horizontally offset lenses.


Fatalities on NSW roads prompt heavy-vehicle crackdown

07 February, 2018

26 drivers tested positive for drugs during Operation Rolling Thunder, which was organised on 1 February 2018.


Fluid Components International thermal flow meters and switches

05 February, 2018 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Fluid Components International SIL-compliant thermal flow meters and switches for safety instrumented systems comply with standards IEC 61511 and 61508.


Automated mine safety tool developed by students

05 February, 2018

The creation of an automated tool to improve mine safety has won a team of students a trip to Silicon Valley.


Computer models to improve rail safety

28 November, 2017

Rail safety is being improved in Australia and Indonesia via computer models that predict how rail cars will respond to different track conditions.


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