Materials handling

WA freight company upgrades forklifts at its Perth depot

12 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

A thriving West Australian freight company has re-equipped its Perth depot with seven Toyota forklift trucks.

Offshore highway uses pier positioning and handling system

28 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Enerpac

Enerpac has developed a handling and adjustment device for a large offshore gantry crane in Reunion Island.

Seeley International makes OH&S improvements with Toyota forklifts

28 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

Seeley International, Australia's largest air-conditioning manufacturer, has ordered three-wheel battery-electric Toyota 8FBE counterbalance forklifts to fulfil OH&S and productivity improvements sought by the company.

EXAIR ne303 stainless steel Threaded Line Vac air-operated conveyors

21 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EXAIR ne303 stainless steel 3/8″ and ½″ Threaded Line Vac air-operated conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a conveying system for parts, scrap, trim and other bulk materials.

Door manufacturer improves safety and productivity

16 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Premier Tech Systems and Automation Pty Ltd

Moving 160 kg shielding doors at Radiation Services Australia is now a one-man task thanks to an upgrade that includes a Kockums gantry using a Tawi vacuum-assisted lifter.

Rhino-Rack Multi Slide Extension Ladder Rack

15 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Rhino-Rack Pty Ltd

The Rhino-Rack Multi Slide Extension Ladder Rack is designed to add/remove heavy ladders from vehicles with minimal effort. The rack is 1.5 m in length, making it suitable for use on smaller vehicles including single- and dual-cab utes.

Minimising manual handling injuries

02 August, 2016 | Supplied by: WorkCover Queensland

If you're hearing workers complain of soreness after a particular task, that's an indicator that you need to assess the risks of manual handling in your workplace.

Bravi elevated work platforms range

01 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

Bravi's range of elevated work platforms has been subjected to an extensive research and testing process.

Vending machine business grows with forklifts

27 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

A Victorian vending and coffee machine business has made a seamless transition into its new premises with the help of an 8-Series Toyota forklift.

CAT NR20-23/ND18 Series pantograph reach truck

11 July, 2016

The CAT NR20-23/ND18 Series pantograph reach truck uses a scissor design reach mechanism to extend the lifting forks forward, allowing the vehicle to reach up to 11.5 m.

Mobile plant movement under inspection

05 July, 2016

An inspection program will soon look at machinery guarding and the safe movement of vehicles relating to mobile plant movement in retail and transport workplaces in Perth, WA.

Reminder over hazards of fragile roofing materials

05 July, 2016

Employers and workers are being reminded about the hazards of working on or near brittle roofing materials.

Awards to highlight manual handling innovations

22 June, 2016

If you've got an innovation to share that helps to prevent manual handling injuries in the workplace, there's still time to enter the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.

When blowing in the wind improves mine safety

13 June, 2016

A wind-powered device is helping to maintain visibility and ensure the safety of workers on mine sites in South Australia.

Powered hand truck reducing injuries

03 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Makinex Construction Products

An innovative powered hand truck is reducing shoulder and back injuries related to manual handling tasks in the workplace.

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