WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a man at a wharf while rigging a steel drum to a lifting device, which failed, causing a beam to fall on him.
According to a recent report, if all truck drivers used safety belts, the number of fatalities and injuries in traffic accidents in Europe would decrease by 40%.
The TWU recently arranged a massive truck convoy to raise awareness of their concerns over driver safety.
The Tennant Green Machine 500ze all-electric street sweeper’s zero emissions and near-silent operation make it suitable for enclosed or crowded pedestrian areas.
The Martego 122001 safety cutter with squeeze action has a spring-loaded blade that retracts automatically even if the user continues to hold the squeeze lever. The circular blade path pushes against the material being cut, making it possible to cut soft materials such as shrink-wrap and plastic bags.
The CS-02i 2-channel heavy-duty cable ramp allows users to quickly, easily and economically cover unsafe cables and hoses. The device is simply laid in place, in high traffic situations, on floors or outdoors, and cables run in it and the cover is placed on top to help prevent people from tripping over cables.
The Queensland government is appealing to businesses to be more vigilant in the safe use of forklifts.
The need for workplace systems to keep people separate from transport machinery has been highlighted in the South Australian Industrial Relations Court.
The General Mat Company’s anti-fatigue matting for standing workers is designed to provide comfortable, healthy and safe work environments, helping to prevent injury, reduce standing worker fatigue and increased productivity.
The Optimum Handling Solutions SIAT pedestal stretch wrappers can be used to cut film usage.
The Exair Large Super Air Nozzle maximises entrained airflow and force while reducing compressed air use and noise and is suitable for blowing heavy materials over long distances and wide area blowoff, drying and cooling applications.