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Vic farm worker fatally crushed by seed bags

20 May, 2024

A Victorian forklift operator was fatally crushed by bags of animal feed at a Melbourne warehouse on 2 May 2024.

Construction companies fined $250K after concrete blowout

13 May, 2024

Two construction companies in Victoria have been fined a combined $250,000 following a dangerous concrete blowout during the construction of the Melbourne Metro Rail Project.

Vic metal finisher charged after fatal crush incident

10 April, 2024

WorkSafe Victoria has charged a metal galvanising business for numerous safety breaches after it failed to protect workers from the risks of working under suspended loads.

Emerson Micro Motion G-Series Coriolis flow and density meter

12 December, 2023

The Micro Motion G-Series Coriolis flow and density meter from Emerson is suitable for chemical plants that need to improve safety, reduce energy use and minimise emissions.

Company charged after worker seriously injured by steel beams

24 May, 2023

A Victorian transport logistics company has been charged after a worker was seriously injured by falling steel beams at a West Melbourne freight depot in 2021.

Employers urged to be wary of crush injuries in the workplace

10 May, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria is calling on employers to address the risk of crush injuries in the workplace, after eight people died in workplace crush incidents in 2022.

From pandemic to prevention: companies address manual handling risks

17 April, 2023 by Andrew Ronchi, CEO, dorsaVi

Across all work industries, manual handling injuries (or body stressing injuries) represent ~37% of total workplace injuries.

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.

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