Materials handling

Amco U-Tred anti-slip stair nosing

05 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Amco

The U-Tred anti-slip cleats can be quickly installed onto open grid-type steps used in the mining, construction and agricultural industries.

Time running out to convert to the national high risk work licence

22 July, 2015

Workers who operate forklifts and cranes or other high risk equipment have only six weeks left before the deadline closes for converting to the new national high risk work licence.

Konecranes Smarton crane

09 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The Konecranes Smarton overhead crane includes high-tech features that are designed to improve its safety and efficiency capabilities.

Remote control safety solution for construction applications

25 June, 2015

A remote-controlled excavator engineered to provide a safer work environment and eliminate manual handling risks has won the 2015 National AWA Water Industry Safety Excellence Award. The solution could also have wider applications in the construction industry.

Australian technology transforming safety in workplaces globally

22 May, 2015 | Supplied by: dorsaVi Pty Ltd

During May this year, medical device company dorsaVi secured its first OHS contract in the United States with construction and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar. It also signed with its first two UK-based OHS customers - the London Underground and VINCI Construction UK.

Allied Pickfords plastic crates and skates

15 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Allied Pickfords

The Allied Pickfords plastic crates and skates are designed to replace cardboard boxes when packing and relocating files and items for business removals.

Pelican High Side Ute Box

14 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Pelican Products Australia Pty Ltd

The Pelican High Side Ute Box is a durable and weather-resistant toolbox made from UV-stabilised polyethylene plastic and designed specifically to fit to the side of a tradesman's vehicle.

Forklifts 'face-off' in narrow aisle

29 April, 2015 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Anti-collision technology that allows users to operate more than one vehicle in a narrow aisle.

Vest with soft robotics gives workers more power

01 April, 2015

A power vest using what experts call ‘soft robotics’ will provide back support for workers exposed to frequent heavy lifting.

Furphy Engineering Robotic Tank Inspection Technology

31 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Furphy Engineering

Furphy Engineering has introduced the Robotic Tank Inspection Technology, which is claimed to increase safety, reduce risk and improve the accuracy of tank inspections.

Safety-Walk Anti-slip Peelable Coating 3500

30 March, 2015 | Supplied by: 3M Australia Pty Ltd

3M has launched its Safety-Walk Anti-slip Peelable Coating 3500, which is claimed to be the first peelable floor coating to meet wet slip resistance standards with minimal reduction to floor gloss and clarity.

Cribbing and Matting Co Dura Crib and Dura Stat plastic cribbing systems

25 March, 2015

The Dura Crib and Dura Stat plastic cribbing systems are designed for safety, strength and durability.

Harness for heavy cylinders at coal terminal

25 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Tyco Integrated Fire & Security

Port Kembla Coal Terminal has a strict fire safety protocol in place, which requires up to nine heavy cylinders, each weighing 121 kg, to be regularly lifted from ground level to a height of 20 m for ongoing maintenance.

Video targets fatal falls from flatbed trucks

24 March, 2015

NSW WorkCover has launched a new video safety alert addressing the workplace risk of loading and unloading a flatbed truck or trailer. Figures show 15 workers have died in Australia between 2003 and 2012 after falling from their trucks.

Bega Cheese prioritises safety with assisted handling equipment

19 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Premier Tech Systems and Automation Pty Ltd

Bega Cheese has invested in Tawi vacuum-assisted lifting systems and Protema hoists from Kockums Bulk Systems to improve safety at its manufacturing plant.

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