Materials handling > Moving

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.


Supermarket trolley technology rounds up a WHS solution

09 October, 2017

Billed as the 'sheep dog of supermarket trolleys', a Bluetooth remote-controlled innovation was designed to provide a manual-handling solution for Coles supermarkets.


Pronal CLT lifting cushions

26 September, 2017

Pronal CLT lifting cushions can be easily transported by 4WD or helicopter.


Rotacaster bread crate Rotatruck

18 September, 2017

The Rotacaster bread crate Rotatruck is an easy, quick and safe way to handle multiple bread crates.


Rotacaster All-Terrain Rotatruck hand truck

01 September, 2017

Moving things doesn't need to be a wrestling match between the user, the load and the hand truck.


Avoiding musculoskeletal injury in the workplace

07 August, 2017

The manual sorting of bulky mailbags opens up the risk of musculoskeletal injuries for workers.


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