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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tensioning tech increases worker safety for power station

10 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Technofast Industries Pty Ltd

A Korean thermal power station has implemented tensioning technology onto its low-pressure steam turbine casings, to improve worker safety and reduce machine downtime.

Employers urged to prioritise safety after workers struck by moving vehicles

04 March, 2022

WorkSafe Queensland has advised employers to manage health and safety after three workers were struck by moving vehicles in separate incidents.

Company charged for safety breaches after two truck crashes

22 February, 2022

A transport company has been charged for breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act after unsafe work practices led to two truck crashes.

Pipe manufacturer fined $275,000 after worker crushed

21 February, 2022

A concrete pipe manufacturing company has been convicted and fined following an incident in which one of its workers died after being crushed by a conveyor.

How AI-based facilities monitoring improves safety

16 February, 2022 | Supplied by: ADLINK Technology Inc

Facilities monitoring in manufacturing, warehousing and other industrial sectors is key to ensuring workplace safety.

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