Safety improvements expected from Woolworths13 September, 2010
Woolworths has committed to safety upgrades after a worker escaped injury only to be soaked in olive oil when boxes of bottles fell onto his specialised forklift at a regional distribution centre.
WorkSafe investigation into another workplace fatality01 September, 2010
A man was fatally injured in West Melbourne after being crushed by a large plastic water tank.
Forklift safety drive31 August, 2010
A forklift safety campaign in the wholesale and retail food sectors is being conducted to improve safety in workplaces.
Substantial fine for avoidable excavator death31 August, 2010
A $450,000 fine was handed down to a transport company after the avoidable death of a worker in 2007.
Remote ship loading trial starts in Pilbara16 August, 2010
A tele-operated shiploader designed to remotely control the loading iron ore is being trialled by Rio Tinto to improve safety and efficiency.
Forklift safety drive in South Australia13 August, 2010
SafeWork SA has announced a campaign targeting forklift safety in the wholesale grocery and fruit and vegetable industries.
Arbon Equipment Dok-Lok trailer restraint10 August, 2010
The Dok-Lok trailer restraint is claimed to be rugged and reliable and has a solid-steel rotating hook that helps prevent all types of trailer separation accidents, including early departure, trailer creep, landing gear collapse and trailer tipover.
SIAT carton sealers03 June, 2010 by
A range of SIAT carton sealers is available for users who dispatch their product in cartons; suitable for large cartons down to small ‘shelf ready’ cartons.
Martor Martego 122001 safety cutter02 June, 2010 by
The Martego 122001 safety cutter with squeeze action has a spring-loaded blade that retracts automatically even if the user continues to hold the squeeze lever. The circular blade path pushes against the material being cut, making it possible to cut soft materials such as shrink-wrap and plastic bags.
Minister urges safety around forklifts to reduce workplace injuries02 June, 2010
The Queensland government is appealing to businesses to be more vigilant in the safe use of forklifts.
General Mat Company anti-fatigue matting21 May, 2010 by
The General Mat Company’s anti-fatigue matting for standing workers is designed to provide comfortable, healthy and safe work environments, helping to prevent injury, reduce standing worker fatigue and increased productivity.
Exair Large Super Air Nozzle20 May, 2010 by
The Exair Large Super Air Nozzle maximises entrained airflow and force while reducing compressed air use and noise and is suitable for blowing heavy materials over long distances and wide area blowoff, drying and cooling applications.
Optimum Handling Solutions SIAT pedestal stretch wrappers20 May, 2010 by
The Optimum Handling Solutions SIAT pedestal stretch wrappers can be used to cut film usage.
ESAB TAP 1T and 3T three-axes positioners range13 May, 2010 by
Working with heavy, circular or multi-angled objects is difficult and can cause accidents or injuries when trying to position these for welding.
Resources company fined over quarry injury06 April, 2010
A construction material supplier was fined over a workplace incident in South Australia that resulted in serious leg injuries to an employee.