Materials handling

Vic farm worker fatally crushed by seed bags

20 May, 2024

A Victorian forklift operator was fatally crushed by bags of animal feed at a Melbourne warehouse on 2 May 2024.

Construction companies fined $250K after concrete blowout

13 May, 2024

Two construction companies in Victoria have been fined a combined $250,000 following a dangerous concrete blowout during the construction of the Melbourne Metro Rail Project.

Emerson Micro Motion G-Series Coriolis flow and density meter

12 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Emerson

The Micro Motion G-Series Coriolis flow and density meter from Emerson is suitable for chemical plants that need to improve safety, reduce energy use and minimise emissions.

Martor 9947 Connector Set for safety knives and telescopic pole

27 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Martor Australia

The 9947 Connector Set from Martor includes the connector, which can be easily connected to Martor's Secumax 350, 350 SE, 150, and 148 safety knives, and the matching telescopic pole.

Company charged after worker seriously injured by steel beams

24 May, 2023

A Victorian transport logistics company has been charged after a worker was seriously injured by falling steel beams at a West Melbourne freight depot in 2021.

Adept Direct FRAS magnetic cable hangers

24 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Adept Direct

The magnetic cable hangers are easy to install, even in harsh environments. They come with a powerful magnet that can stick to any metal surface, meaning the hangers remain securely in place.

Employers urged to be wary of crush injuries in the workplace

10 May, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria is calling on employers to address the risk of crush injuries in the workplace, after eight people died in workplace crush incidents in 2022.

From pandemic to prevention: companies address manual handling risks

17 April, 2023 by Andrew Ronchi, CEO, dorsaVi | Supplied by: dorsaVi Pty Ltd

Across all work industries, manual handling injuries (or body stressing injuries) represent ~37% of total workplace injuries.

Bulk bag stand improving farmer safety, productivity

14 February, 2023

The United Ag Bulk Bag Stand enhances farmer safety and productivity by enabling them to store and transport various sized bulk bags in ranging seasonal conditions.

CAC Gas & Instrumentation Ergonomic Cylinder Lift

01 January, 2023 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The Ergonomic Cylinder Lift is a handcart that can move cylinders without lifting or rolling the cylinder.

Using high-tech fleet innovations to improve driver safety

19 December, 2022 by Greg Newham, Director, Verizon Connect | Supplied by: Verizon Connect Australia Pty Ltd

A JBM Logistics truck was driving down an empty country road in regional Australia, when a kangaroo suddenly jumped into its path and collided with the vehicle.

Safety warning issued as workers injured in formwork collapse

09 December, 2022

Employers have been reminded to prioritise worker safety during the construction, use and dismantling of formwork, after several concreters were injured when a formwork deck collapsed.

Equipment operators urged to consider La Niña hazards

05 December, 2022

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW are visiting excavation sites across the state after an increase in La Niña-related excavation incidents.

WorkSafe WA investigates fatal crush injury at Esperance farm

04 October, 2022

Investigators from WorkSafe WA are investigating the work-related death of a farmer who reportedly suffered fatal crush injuries after a seed bin fell on him.

Rack Armour pallet racking upright protection

01 October, 2022 | Supplied by: ACP Australian Custom Pipes Pty Ltd

The pallet racking upright protection range from Rack Armour is designed to minimise damage caused by forklift and warehouse operations.

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