Materials handling > Lifting

Wrightway Products wrightway2MT bin tipper

18 February, 2011 by

The wrightway2MT bin tipper has a double-roller ‘lift and tip’ mechanism that allows two outside arms to travel within covered and shielded channels during the lift, empty and lower cycle, eliminating possible pinch/amputation points while the machine is in operation.

Tilt-up panel collapse incurs fine

03 November, 2010

A South Australian construction company has been fined for its part in the collapse of heavy concrete panels at an Adelaide building site in 2007.

Uplifting Solutions Winbex saddle seats, Recaro chairs, Prima pole mounts

29 September, 2010 by

Uplifting Solutions has extended its range of ergonomic office solutions, including saddle seats, chairs developed with luxury car seat characteristics and pole mounts.

Heavy fine after mine maintenance death

16 August, 2010

A mine maintenance contractor has been convicted and fined nearly half a million dollars for a “significant failure” to protect its employees, following the death of a worker who was crushed by a steel beam.

Fine over BHP Billiton Olympic Dam fatality

19 July, 2010

BHP Billiton has been fined for breaches of safety legislation over a 2007 incident where a worker was killed by a falling part during a maintenance procedure at a smelter in South Australia.

Workplace fatality not just a safety reminder

15 July, 2010

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a man at a wharf while rigging a steel drum to a lifting device, which failed, causing a beam to fall on him.

Exair Modular E-Vac series vacuum generators

30 June, 2010 by

The Exair Modular E-Vac series vacuum generators are compressed air-powered vacuums suitable for lifting, ‘pick-and-place’, clamping, chucking and surface-mounting applications.

Optimum Handling Solutions Pal-Air scissor lift

23 June, 2010 by

The Pal-Air scissor lift uses a pneumatic airbag to provide the weight capacity of the scissor lift platform and is designed to assist in the manual loading or unloading of palletised product.

Optimum Handling Solutions spring scissor lifts

10 June, 2010

Optimum Handling Solutions spring scissor lifts are portable, have fast weight capacity variation, a rotating turntable and no power requirement.

Optimum Handling Solutions tilt tables

20 May, 2010

Optimum Handling Solutions tilt tables are designed for the efficient and speedy removal of freezer spacers from between layers of frozen cartons.

Hyundai 160D-7 forklift

17 May, 2010 by

The Hyundai 160D-7 forklift is designed for use in the mining industry, with a 16-tonne capacity and 115.5 kW, 2200 rpm 6-cylinder turbo-charged engine.

Ensuring switchboards deliver safe electricity

08 April, 2010 by Paul Stathis

Late last year, Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) issued a ‘Safety Alert’ to warn the community of the importance of installing safety switches in premises and ensuring that all electrical equipment is in good condition and not damaged in any way. It was issued following the death of a man in the state’s east, whose body was found in his garage still clutching a damaged extension-lead socket. He would have been saved if a safety switch had been installed on the power circuit.

Optimum Handling Solutions Pal-Evator scissor lift

07 April, 2010

The Optimum Handling Solutions Pal-Evator scissor lift is an economical solution for a range of applications where maintenance of a comfortable working height is required when loading or unloading pallets.

Optimum Handling Solutions scissor lifts

31 March, 2010

Optimum Handling Solutions’ scissor lifts are now available to fulfil a large number of applications in industries as diverse as food manufacturing, printing, mining and cabinet-making.

Bridge and gantry cranes safety inspections in WA

29 March, 2010

WorkSafe WA has recently undertaken an inspection program into bridges and gantry cranes in the workplace.

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