Materials handling

Workplace fatality not just a safety reminder

15 July, 2010

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.


Report states safety belts could reduce truck accidents by 40%

02 July, 2010

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%.


Exair Modular E-Vac series vacuum generators

30 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The Exair Modular E-Vac series vacuum generators are compressed air-powered vacuums suitable for lifting, ‘pick-and-place’, clamping, chucking and surface-mounting applications.


TWU truck convoy over road safety concerns

28 June, 2010

The TWU recently arranged a massive truck convoy to raise awareness of their concerns over driver safety.


Optimum Handling Solutions spring scissor lifts

10 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

Optimum Handling Solutions spring scissor lifts are portable, have fast weight capacity variation, a rotating turntable and no power requirement.


Powered 2 Go Sulo Bin Trailer

03 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Warequip

The Powered 2 Go Sulo Bin Trailer is a powered waste bin trolley that provides battery-powered drive systems to a number of different manual handling tasks.


Tennant Green Machine 500ze all-electric street sweeper

03 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

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.


Martor Martego 122001 safety cutter

02 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Martor Australia

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.


CableSafe Systems CS-02i 2-channel heavy-duty cable ramp

02 June, 2010 | Supplied by: CableSafe Systems

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.


Minister urges safety around forklifts to reduce workplace injuries

02 June, 2010

The Queensland government is appealing to businesses to be more vigilant in the safe use of forklifts.


SA transport business fined over forklift injury

24 May, 2010

The need for workplace systems to keep people separate from transport machinery has been highlighted in the South Australian Industrial Relations Court.


Crowd Control Systems outdoor barriers

21 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Crowd Control Systems Pty Ltd

The Crowd Control Systems outdoor barriers are designed for managing crowds in a wide variety of applications.


General Mat Company anti-fatigue matting

21 May, 2010 | Supplied by: The General Mat Company

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.


Optimum Handling Solutions SIAT pedestal stretch wrappers

20 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

The Optimum Handling Solutions SIAT pedestal stretch wrappers can be used to cut film usage.


Exair Large Super Air Nozzle

20 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

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.


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