Materials handling > Moving

Rockwell Automation iTRAK 5730 small-frame intelligent track system

05 June, 2020

The iTRAK 5730 small-frame intelligent track system allows users to package a variety of products without compromising productivity.

Young farmer crushed by silo on Victoria farm

30 March, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria is pleading for those in the agriculture sector to prioritise safety, following the death of a farm worker who was crushed beneath a silo.

Fleet management systems in materials handling

24 January, 2020 by Grahame Don*

Grahame Don sets out the advantages of fleet management systems for managers that can further optimise safety in the materials handling industry.

Two NSW mine incidents in 4 days

13 December, 2019

Incidents have occurred at the Ulan Underground Mine and Woodlawn Mine in the span of four days, resulting in two workers sustaining serious injuries.

WorkSafe WA releases manual task guides for electricians

15 July, 2019

Electricians can now access a set of fact sheets that help highlight risks and prevent injury while performing manual tasks.

WorkSafe targets falling objects risk

19 February, 2019

WorkSafe is targeting falling object risks during Victorian construction site inspections in coming months, to counter the ongoing incidents and deaths.

Improving workplace health and safety with cobots

10 December, 2018 by Peter Hern, Country Manager, Oceania, Universal Robots

Manufacturers need to increase their production capabilities and remain competitive, but workplace safety for employees must be taken into consideration.

Implementing anti-slip flooring to boost safety

18 September, 2018

Anti-slip plywood can be used to improve safety in areas where there is a high level of pedestrian traffic.

Using VR to create a safer training environment

20 July, 2018

Fonterra is using VR safety training that allows employees to navigate its manufacturing and distribution sites, without having to be physically present on site.

Driverless train safely delivers iron ore

13 July, 2018

The first delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train has been carried out by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Unmanned ground vehicles improve soldier safety

26 June, 2018

Robotics and autonomous systems that will help soldiers safely move heavy loads are being introduced within the Australian Army.

Take forking seriously — NSW program launched

07 March, 2018

Following the deaths of several workers, a forklift safety blitz has been launched by SafeWork NSW.

Manual handling automation improves safety

26 February, 2018

BOC Australia has unveiled a $15 million robot cylinder automation system as part of a $35 million upgrade of its Sydney Operations Centre in Wetherill Park.

Enerpac RT Series long-stroke multistage telescopic hydraulic cylinders

02 February, 2018

Enerpac RT Series long-stroke multistage telescopic cylinders provide long strokes in confined spaces for efficiency and safety.

Finding a more ergonomic solution for moving heavy loads

01 November, 2017

Ergonomic safety is crucial for workers who are required to shift heavy loads as part of their role.

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