Materials handling > Lifting

Million-dollar payout for workplace back injury

22 March, 2010

A Melbourne steelworker was awarded over $1 million after suffering a back injury that prevents him from ever working again.


Scissor lifts for inner-city goods delivery

10 March, 2010 by

Optimum Handling Solutions has recently supplied a double scissor lift for a building project in the Sydney CBD that has eliminated the problem of bulk food deliveries to a retail outlet situated on the second level of a commercial building.


Optimum Handling Solutions electric bin tipper

09 March, 2010

Optimum Handling Solutions’ economical electric bin tipper, for the lifting and tipping of all sizes of wheelie bins, is suitable for emptying heavy bins and drums in many applications such as industrial waste collection and in food production plants.


Rite-Hite Dok-Lok RHR600, RHR-1000 and STR-4100 vehicle restraints

26 February, 2010

The Dok-Lok RHR-600, RHR-1000 and STR-4100 vehicle restraints help prevent accidents from unexpected trailer separation from the dock.


Smooth transition dock system minimises dock shock and trailer drop

26 February, 2010

Arbon Equipment, through its parent company Rite-Hite Corporation, has launched an awareness campaign to call attention to ‘dock shock’ and ‘trailer drop’ - two issues that pose a serious health safety risk and adversely affect the productivity of virtually every facility with a loading dock.


Scissor lifts

24 February, 2010

Optimum Handling Solutions scissor lifts are designed and built to meet AS1418.8 and are suitable for a range of industrial applications.


Pallet inverter installed for damaged pallet turnaround

03 February, 2010 by

Optimum Handling Solutions has installed a pallet inverter at a large transport and logistics company. The pallet inverter is primarily used to transfer product from damaged pallets onto acceptable pallets.


Optimum Handling Solutions tilt tables

02 February, 2010

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


Optimum Handling Solutions electric hydraulic scissor lifts

02 February, 2010

Optimum Handling Solutions electric hydraulic scissor lifts can be deployed across a range of industries, including furniture manufacturers, industrial equipment manufacturers and food processors.


The range of Optimum Handling Solutions scissor lifts

02 February, 2010

The range of Optimum Handling Solutions scissor lifts with non-standard platforms sizes for specialised applications includes large single scissor lifts, tandem scissor lifts and double height scissor lifts, all of which are manufactured to individual requirements.


Optimum Handling Solutions large scissor lifts

02 February, 2010

The Optimum Handling Solutions large scissor lifts are designed for use in heavy equipment maintenance in the mining industry. Sites using machinery such as haul trucks, large excavators and power shovels can use scissor lifts to increase efficiency and safety in their maintenance division, enabling elevation of engines, gearboxes and final drives.


Optimum Handling Solutions double pallet dispenser

14 January, 2010 by

The Optimum Handling Solutions double pallet dispenser can dispense two pallets at once, as well as operate as two single pallet dispensers, making it suitable for segregation of pallets from different pallet suppliers.


Optimum Handling Solutions Logic Lift scissor lifts

14 January, 2010

Logic Lift scissor lifts utilise a load-height detection system with an electric eye to scan the load height to automatically maintain the optimum working height for the operator of the scissor lifts, thereby overcoming health and safety issues of bending, reaching and twisting at the end of conveyor lines in packaging and materials handling environments.


Quarry company convicted and fined $650,000 after worker dies

15 December, 2009

A quarrying company that operates in Victoria and Queensland was convicted and fined $650,000 after the death of a worker in 2005.


Comcare to prosecute Linfox

07 December, 2009

Comcare has initiated proceedings against Linfox Australia over a forklift incident in Western Australia.


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