A sheet-metal fabrication and manufacturing company appeared in court recently for failing to make safety improvements to protect workers from injury.
A South Australian construction company has been fined for its part in the collapse of heavy concrete panels at an Adelaide building site in 2007.
Using electronic work diaries to comply with fatigue management laws in Australia’s heavy vehicle industry could improve road safety, boost efficiency and reduce red tape, according to a draft policy paper released by the National Transport Commission recently.
Uplifting Solutions has extended its range of ergonomic office solutions, including saddle seats, chairs developed with luxury car seat characteristics and pole mounts.
The Flowfast flooring system can be ready to receive traffic just two hours after application enabling manufacturers, operators and commercial organisations to transform their working environment with minimum downtime and disruption to operations.
The 2TE18 model electric-powered towing tractor is a forward-control 1.8 tonne draw-bar pull that is claimed to consume one-fifth the energy usage cost of a comparable diesel-powered tractor, while its greenhouse gas impact is half that of a diesel equivalent.
Australian Warehouse Solutions’ dunnage bags are inflatable pillows that wedge between the pallets and walls of the container so it cannot move during transit. They are environmentally friendly and have the claimed fastest inflation time.
Woolworths has committed to safety upgrades after a worker escaped injury only to be soaked in olive oil when boxes of bottles fell onto his specialised forklift at a regional distribution centre.
Victorian workplaces are being warned to lift their game on traffic management following the prosecution of a national packing company after a worker was struck by a forklift.
A man was fatally injured in West Melbourne after being crushed by a large plastic water tank.
A forklift safety campaign in the wholesale and retail food sectors is being conducted to improve safety in workplaces.
A $450,000 fine was handed down to a transport company after the avoidable death of a worker in 2007.
A worker has sustained serious head injuries while allegedly skylarking behind a forklift.