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CAC Gas & Instrumentation Ergonomic Cylinder Lift

01 January, 2023

The Ergonomic Cylinder Lift is a handcart that can move cylinders without lifting or rolling the cylinder.

Using high-tech fleet innovations to improve driver safety

19 December, 2022 by Greg Newham, Director, Verizon Connect

A JBM Logistics truck was driving down an empty country road in regional Australia, when a kangaroo suddenly jumped into its path and collided with the vehicle.

Safety warning issued as workers injured in formwork collapse

09 December, 2022

Employers have been reminded to prioritise worker safety during the construction, use and dismantling of formwork, after several concreters were injured when a formwork deck collapsed.

Equipment operators urged to consider La Niña hazards

05 December, 2022

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW are visiting excavation sites across the state after an increase in La Niña-related excavation incidents.

WorkSafe WA investigates fatal crush injury at Esperance farm

04 October, 2022

Investigators from WorkSafe WA are investigating the work-related death of a farmer who reportedly suffered fatal crush injuries after a seed bin fell on him.

Vic employers urged to secure worksites ahead of high winds

04 August, 2022

Victorian employers have been reminded to inspect their worksites and properly secure loose items ahead of wild winds that are forecast for much of the state.

Gates Australia EZ Align Laser Alignment Tool

02 June, 2022

The EZ Align laser alignment tool features a powerful green laser line, to allow a single user to align a belt quickly and easily.

Healthy meals to support Aussie transport workers

25 May, 2022

A new pilot program aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of transport workers as part of a four-week healthy eating initiative has revealed positive results.

ACT launches Strategy to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders

13 May, 2022

WorkSafe ACT has launched the Strategy to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders to educate, engage and enforce the management of MSD prevention in the workplace.

Wearables and AI Analysis: An Integrated Solution For A Complex Problem

01 May, 2022

Complementing their wearables, Soter Analytics have integrated AI powered ergonomic assessments into their platform to enable safety professionals to use video processing technology to perform individual task risk assessments.

Safety alert issued after workers injured by stone slabs

19 April, 2022

Business owners have been urged to secure sheet materials when handling them, after two workers were injured by unsecured stone slabs falling from a trolley.

Freight company charged after worker fatally crushed

10 March, 2022

A freight transport company has been charged after a worker sustained fatal injuries while unloading sections of steel light poles from a truck.

App promotes safety for women in transport and logistics industry

10 March, 2022

Women in the transport and logistics industry have access to 24/7 emergency support during breakdowns and crashes, following the development of an app by Wodonga TAFE.

CFMEU NSW calls for ban on manufactured stone products

18 February, 2022

The NSW Parliament has heard renewed calls from the CFMEU for the ban on manufactured stone products that expose workers to silicosis.

Underground mining project receives federal funding support

14 January, 2022

A mining safety project to develop high-capacity dynamic rock reinforcement for underground mines has received $3 million in funding.

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