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.

WorkSafe WA investigates work-related farm death

14 February, 2022

WorkSafe is investigating the death of an 89-year-old farmer, who is believed to have been fatally injured while unloading hay from a tractor.

Mechanic fined $210K after fatal truck crash

11 February, 2022

A mechanic has been convicted and fined following a 2014 truck crash that claimed the lives of three people.

EXAIR Industrial Vacuum Systems

01 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR manufactures industrial duty vacuums for chip removal, liquid transfer and cleaning.

FPTI MF500 Hydrostatic Transmission Training Simulator

01 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The MF500 is a fully functional hydrostatic transmission system that is designed for hands-on training of hydrostatic transmission systems.

Safety alert issued after drill rig contacts overhead powerline

28 January, 2022

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued a safety alert, warning machinery operators to take care when working near overhead powerlines.

Fastener technology enhances safety gains for mill operators

28 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Technofast Industries Pty Ltd

Northern NSW sugar mills have implemented simultaneously actuated hydraulic nuts to reduce maintenance downtime while increasing safety and productivity.

BHP fined $125,000 for worker's serious neck injury

25 January, 2022

BHP Iron Ore Pty Ltd was fined $125,000 on 21 January 2022 after a contractor suffered a lacerated artery from being struck in the neck by a metal shard in September 2017.

Company, director fined after worker injured in crush incident

25 January, 2022

A company and its director have been fined more than $50,000 after an employee sustained musculoskeletal injures in a forklift accident.

SafeWork NSW launches WHS Guide for road freight transport industry

20 January, 2022

SafeWork NSW has released a safety guide for the road freight transport industry, with practical and tailored information about working in and around vehicles.

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