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Martor 9947 Connector Set for safety knives and telescopic pole

27 June, 2023

The 9947 Connector Set from Martor includes the connector, which can be easily connected to Martor's Secumax 350, 350 SE, 150, and 148 safety knives, and the matching telescopic pole.

Bulk bag stand improving farmer safety, productivity

14 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.

Traffic controller fatally crushed in workplace incident

29 June, 2022

A 64-year-old man has died in Victoria while unloading gravel from a truck trailer. This brings the workplace fatality toll to 23 for 2022, six fewer than at the same time last year.

Train manufacturer fined after worker sustains crush injury

29 June, 2022

A Victorian train and rail manufacturer has been fined $20,000 after a worker was crushed while unpacking a crate of glass panes weighing 750 kg.

Safety alert issued after worker struck by hay bale

22 June, 2022

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert for the agricultural industry after a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a hay bale.

Vic farm worker fatally crushed by seed load

31 May, 2022

Investigations are underway following an incident in which a Victorian farmworker was crushed while unloading a bulk seed bag into a semitrailer.

Maritime industry calls for inquiry after two port deaths in one week

04 May, 2022

The New Zealand maritime industry is calling for a national inquiry into port safety, after two port workers died in separate incidents within a week of each other.

Man fatally struck by bull on Victorian farm

01 April, 2022

A man has sustained fatal head injuries while drafting cattle on a farm in Undera, north-west of Shepparton.

Engineering company fined $300K after fatal crush incident

21 December, 2021

An engineering company has been fined $300,000 after one worker died and another was seriously injured following a crush incident inside a shipping container.

Polymer shock blocks protect against earthquakes in Australia

23 September, 2021

Lateral restraint blocks made from an engineering plastic designed to retain most of its strength are being used to safeguard bridges against earthquakes.

Roofing truss manufacturer charged for unsafe work practices

09 September, 2021

A Melbourne roofing truss manufacturer has been charged for failing to reduce the risk to health and safety during the delivery of trusses.

Worker crushed unloading light towers marks 25th Vic death

12 June, 2020

A Victorian transport worker has died after he was crushed unloading steel light tower segments from a semitrailer. It brings the state's toll to 25 for 2020.

Worker crushed to death by falling steel beam

06 March, 2020

A worker has died after being struck by a falling steel beam at a residential construction site in Melbourne; WorkSafe Victoria is investigating.

WorkSafe Vic unpacks risks of unloading shipping containers

11 February, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a reminder about the risks of unpacking shipping containers, after an employee was crushed to death by truck body panels.

Melbourne man crushed to death by falling truck panels

23 January, 2020

A man has died after a stack of 3.6 tonne panels fell on him as they were being unloaded from a shipping container in Carrum Downs, Victoria.

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