How a proximity alert system makes mining sites safer

14 February, 2023 by Naaman Shibi, Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Proximity alert systems can help to prevent accidents and ensure safety in environments such mine sites, oil and gas exploration, and construction sites.

Volvo to trial electric heavy vehicles in Queensland

14 February, 2023

Volvo Group Australia has announced plans to test heavy-duty battery electric heavy vehicles, equipped with a range of safety features, in Queensland.

Automated guided vehicles boost warehouse safety

08 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

A contract bottling company has deployed Dematic automated guided vehicles to assist with improving safety and efficiency at its South Australian facility.

icare, Motor Traders' Association of NSW renew partnership

27 January, 2023

The renewed partnership will provide support and training to the automotive industry, to facilitate the transition towards electric vehicles in coming years.

Call for enhanced safety for concrete pours

18 January, 2023

Concreters across New South Wales have been urged to carry out regular inspections, maintenance and testing of equipment after a spate of concrete placing equipment incidents.

Smart AI dash cams improving driver safety

18 January, 2023 by Matt Cooper, Managing Director, Fleetware | Supplied by: Fleetware

Australia has technology available that can greatly reduce the number of crashes and road incidents, and it is important to understand how this technology works.

Leuze electronic FBPS 600i safety barcode positioning system

01 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The FBPS 600i safety barcode positioning system from Leuze electronic enables position detection with a single sensor.

The dos and don'ts of hydraulics servicing

23 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Hydraulink

Done well, hydraulic servicing can enhance safety on diesel-powered vehicles and machinery — but a poor job can lead to accidents and higher costs.

Automated traffic cone-laying truck launched to save road worker lives

28 October, 2022

A road safety systems manufacturer has launched an automated cone truck which places and retrieves road cones, to reduce the risks faced by workers on construction sites.

Vic freight company fined $35,000 after truck fatality

05 October, 2022

A Victorian freight company has been fined following the death of a garbage truck driver in Epping in December 2019.

Concrete manufacturer fined $35,000 over crane incident

29 September, 2022

A Victorian concrete manufacturer has been fined after two workers were nearly injured when a 2600 kg trough and mould detached from a crane and fell.

Vic companies fined $50,000 after worker injures arm

26 September, 2022

Two companies have been fined after a worker's arm became caught in a machine at a brick manufacturing site in 2018.

Treotham Euchner MGB2 modular EtherCAT P/FSoE guard locking device

16 September, 2022 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The MGB2 modular EtherCAT P/FSoE guard locking device combines a safety switch, bolt and door-locking mechanism to protect safety doors in machines from dangerous movements.

Forklift accident results in $40,000 fine for car dealership

14 September, 2022

A Victorian car dealership has been fined for failing to maintain a safe system of work, after a worker suffered skull fractures following an accident involving a forklift.

SafeWork NSW puts spotlight on agriculture, farm safety

06 September, 2022

Farms across NSW have been urged to implement a 'safety first' approach, after a man was fined $50,000 when a worker sustained serious injuries in 2020.

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