Safe Work Australia publishes WHS guidance for concrete pumping

13 September, 2021

Safe Work Australia has published guidance to help PCBUs manage the work health and safety risks associated with concrete pumping on construction sites.

Human-centred design the driving force behind road safety

18 August, 2021

Traffic control devices such as destination signs and traffic lights need to be designed from a human-centred perspective to be effective, according to a UNSW expert.

Oxygen therapy company, director fined for client death

13 August, 2021

A hyperbaric oxygen therapy provider and its clinical director have been fined $726,750 after the death of a customer in 2016.

Fasteners secure safe comminution equipment setup

11 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Technofast Industries Pty Ltd

A new way of securing vibrating screen and crusher motor bolts has been developed, thereby saving time previously taken to install industrial comminution equipment.

Two dead in separate workplace incidents

10 August, 2021

Two men died in separate workplace incidents over the span of 48 hours in Victoria. The deaths brought the state's 2021 workplace fatality total to 30.

Company fined $133K after worker injured by falling ramp

06 August, 2021

A demolition company has been fined $133,000 after a worker was seriously injured by the falling ramp of a low loader trailer.

Drilling company fined $375K after worker crushed by truck

28 July, 2021

A South Coast drilling company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by a truck in October 2017.

The rise of the cordless machines: safety benefits of a new generation of tools

21 July, 2021 by Tony Cooper, Product Engineer & Asia-Pacific Marketing Manager, Enerpac | Supplied by: Enerpac

Companies in industries with high safety priorities — such as mining — are embracing a whole new generation of powerful, portable and ergonomic tools.

Plant Assessor machinery compliance and risk assessment software

14 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Plant Assessor

Plant Assessor is a machinery safety platform that helps users ensure that machinery is safe for use and meets all legal compliance requirements.

Safety app to reduce injuries in road freight industry

09 July, 2021

A safety app, developed by SafeWork NSW and Lindsay Transport, provides training and guidance for NSW transport workers to reduce the risk of workplace injuries.

CNC machining: 5 ways to increase it without sacrificing safety

07 July, 2021 by Emily Newton, Editor in Chief, Revolutionized | Supplied by: Revolutionized

Computer numerical control (CNC) equipment can boost output in machine shops. Here are five ways to use it without putting people's safety at unnecessary risk.

Meat processor fined $90K after worker crushed by forklift

29 June, 2021

A meat processing company has been fined $90,000 after a worker was crushed between a forklift and a steel barrier, sustaining nerve damage to his legs.

New South Wales moves to make sustainable farming safer

28 June, 2021

The NSW Government and the Institute for Sustainable Futures are embarking on a research project to understand the safety issues facing New South Wales landholders.

Queensland train driver dies after locomotive and coal train crash

23 June, 2021

A Queensland Rail train driver has died and two others are injured, after a locomotive and coal train collided in Westwood, west of Rockhampton, on 18 June 2021.

'Super' sensors to make conditions safer for miners

21 June, 2021 | Supplied by: University of Southern Queensland

A mechanical engineer has designed sensors that can detect early mechanical issues in oil and gas pipelines, making working conditions safer for miners.

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