Materials handling

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.

How digital racking inspection ensures warehouse safety

09 September, 2022 by Trishan Khan – Business Development Manager at Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Many organisations are now implementing digital racking inspection to ensure safety compliance within their warehouses.

Vic employers urged to secure worksites ahead of high winds

04 August, 2022

Victorian employers have been reminded to inspect their worksites and properly secure loose items ahead of wild winds that are forecast for much of the state.

Train manufacturer fined after worker sustains crush injury

29 June, 2022

A Victorian train and rail manufacturer has been fined $20,000 after a worker was crushed while unpacking a crate of glass panes weighing 750 kg.

Traffic controller fatally crushed in workplace incident

29 June, 2022

A 64-year-old man has died in Victoria while unloading gravel from a truck trailer. This brings the workplace fatality toll to 23 for 2022, six fewer than at the same time last year.

Safety alert issued after worker struck by hay bale

22 June, 2022

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert for the agricultural industry after a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a hay bale.

Reducing lost time injuries through AI sensors

02 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Soter Analytics

A retail warehouse operation in the UK, Wincanton, has identified musculoskeletal activity as the fourth highest hazard within its operation.

Gates Australia EZ Align Laser Alignment Tool

02 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Gates Australia Pty Ltd

The EZ Align laser alignment tool features a powerful green laser line, to allow a single user to align a belt quickly and easily.

End users urged to raise awareness of lifting safety at GLAD2022

01 June, 2022

End users of lifting awareness have been urged to participate in Global Lifting Awareness Day, to improve health and safety outcomes in key industries.

Vic farm worker fatally crushed by seed load

31 May, 2022

Investigations are underway following an incident in which a Victorian farmworker was crushed while unloading a bulk seed bag into a semitrailer.

  • All content Copyright © 2023 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd