Materials handling

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.

Larson Electronics LEDWL-FKLT-BLUE Forklift Warning Spotlight

25 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Larson Electronics

The LEDWL-FKLT-BLUE Forklift Warning Spotlight is designed to warn pedestrians and bystanders when they are in the path of an oncoming forklift.

GenieGrips forklift anti-slip mats and tyne caps

24 May, 2016 | Supplied by: GenieGrips Pty Ltd

The GenieGrips range of forklift anti-slip mats and tyne caps offers a safe way to transport goods by forklift using high-strength rubber compounds to protect against damage and scrapes, while also offering good grip to prevent loads from sliding.

Wearlon LiNNOTAM range cast polyamide roller wheels

18 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Cut To Size Plastics Pty Ltd

The Wearlon LiNNOTAM range of cast polyamide roller wheels is suitable for OEM use and clean and green metal replacement in various industries including manufacturing, mining, transport and construction.

Equipois Zero G Tool Handler 

01 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Safety MITS Pty Ltd

The Equipois Zero G Tool Handler allows workers to manoeuvre heavy tools with weightless efficiency and safety. It is suitable for a diverse range of industries, including mining, construction, aerospace, automotive and defence.

Toyota automated guided forklift range

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

Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has introduced of a range of automatic guided vehicle (AGV) forklifts, suitable for warehouse, storage and production environments where repetitive movements are common.

Don't slip up — deal with your workplace hazards

01 April, 2016 by Yvette McLaughlin and Sam Jackson at Sparke Helmore Lawyers* | Supplied by: Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Although not often considered as serious as other workplace hazards, slips, trips and falls by workers potentially expose employers to significant liability from both a civil and work health and safety (WHS) perspective.

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