Materials handling

Schmalz JumboFlex High-Stack vacuum tube lifter

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Millsom Materials Handling

The Schmalz JumboFlex High-Stack is a vacuum tube lifter that can be used to ergonomically stack goods with a maximum weight of 45 kg and up to a height of 2.55 m.


WorkSafe targets falling objects risk

19 February, 2019

WorkSafe is targeting falling object risks during Victorian construction site inspections in coming months, to counter the ongoing incidents and deaths.


Improving workplace health and safety with cobots

10 December, 2018 by Peter Hern, Country Manager, Oceania, Universal Robots | Supplied by: Universal Robots

Manufacturers need to increase their production capabilities and remain competitive, but workplace safety for employees must be taken into consideration.


Implementing anti-slip flooring to boost safety

18 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Big River Group

Anti-slip plywood can be used to improve safety in areas where there is a high level of pedestrian traffic.


Floorsafe Australia Quick-Fix self-adhesive individual tactiles

03 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Floorsafe Australia Pty Ltd

Floorsafe Australia Quick-Fix individual tactiles are DIY self-adhesive tactiles that are quick and simple to install.


C.A.T Series electric forklift range

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: United Equipment Pty Ltd

The United Forklift and Access Solutions C.A.T Series electric forklift range is designed to provide hygienic, environmentally sustainable and safer systems for all lifting and usage requirements in the warehouse.


Using VR to create a safer training environment

20 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Beca Pty Ltd

Fonterra is using VR safety training that allows employees to navigate its manufacturing and distribution sites, without having to be physically present on site.


What is the safest hi-vis colour?

19 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Amco

On an industrial site, workers are required to wear brightly coloured hi-vis apparel in order to improve their safety.


Simpro Hiflow bin lift system

16 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Simpro Handling Equipment

Hiflow is a high-capacity bin lift system that is designed to grip, lift and empty bins up to 1100 L.


Driverless train safely delivers iron ore

13 July, 2018

The first delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train has been carried out by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara, Western Australia.


Unmanned ground vehicles improve soldier safety

26 June, 2018

Robotics and autonomous systems that will help soldiers safely move heavy loads are being introduced within the Australian Army.


Take forking seriously — NSW program launched

07 March, 2018

Following the deaths of several workers, a forklift safety blitz has been launched by SafeWork NSW.


Manual handling automation improves safety

26 February, 2018 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

BOC Australia has unveiled a $15 million robot cylinder automation system as part of a $35 million upgrade of its Sydney Operations Centre in Wetherill Park.


Enerpac RT Series long-stroke multistage telescopic hydraulic cylinders

02 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

Enerpac RT Series long-stroke multistage telescopic cylinders provide long strokes in confined spaces for efficiency and safety.


Avery DIY industrial heavy-duty labels

01 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd

Avery's DIY industrial heavy-duty labels for laser and inkjet printers are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.


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