Engineering company fined after fatal crush incident31 May, 2023
A Victorian engineering company has been convicted and fined after a worker was fatally crushed and another seriously injured while packing equipment at a cheese factory.
Company charged after worker seriously injured by steel beams24 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 hangers24 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Adept Direct - Cable Rollers & Lead Stands
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 workplace10 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.
Truck-body builder fined after shipping container death27 April, 2023
A Melbourne truck-body manufacturer has been fined $225,000 after a manager suffered a fatal crush injury while unloading stacks of panels from a shipping container.
Vic company charged after worker fatally crushed by gate20 April, 2023
A gate manufacturing and repair business in Melbourne has been charged after a worker was fatally crushed by an automatic sliding gate.
From pandemic to prevention: companies address manual handling risks17 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, productivity14 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 Lift01 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 safety19 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 collapse09 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 hazards05 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 farm04 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 protection01 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 safety09 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.