Wrightway Products wrightway2MT bin tipper18 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 fine03 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 mounts29 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 death16 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 fatality19 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 reminder15 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 generators30 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 lift23 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 lifts10 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 tables20 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 forklift17 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 electricity08 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 lift07 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 lifts31 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 WA29 March, 2010
WorkSafe WA has recently undertaken an inspection program into bridges and gantry cranes in the workplace.