Materials handling

Rite-Hite SplitSecond bi-parting industrial doors

09 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Arbon Equipment Pty Ltd

The Rite-Hite SplitSecond series of bi-parting industrial doors are engineered to take up less wall space and provide immediate access through door openings - with a peak speed of 3050 mm/s - for improved productivity and safety.


Optimum Handling Solutions electric bin tipper

09 March, 2010 | Supplied by: http://www.optimumgroup.com.au

Optimum Handling Solutions’ economical electric bin tipper, for the lifting and tipping of all sizes of wheelie bins, is suitable for emptying heavy bins and drums in many applications such as industrial waste collection and in food production plants.


Maintaining safety in civil construction

05 March, 2010

Worksafe Victoria is appealing to all plant operators to be more vigilant in practising safety in civil construction works after expressing concerns over the high incidence of lower leg injuries.


Avoiding serious accidents can be easy

26 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Arbon Equipment Pty Ltd

Industrial safety barriers have evolved to address a host of safety and productivity issues, and advances in technology have led to a wide range of easy-to-use, adaptable solutions.


Smooth transition dock system minimises dock shock and trailer drop

26 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Arbon Equipment Pty Ltd

Arbon Equipment, through its parent company Rite-Hite Corporation, has launched an awareness campaign to call attention to ‘dock shock’ and ‘trailer drop’ - two issues that pose a serious health safety risk and adversely affect the productivity of virtually every facility with a loading dock.


Scissor lifts

24 February, 2010 | Supplied by: http://www.optimumgroup.com.au

Optimum Handling Solutions scissor lifts are designed and built to meet AS1418.8 and are suitable for a range of industrial applications.


Forklift accident crushes man’s foot

19 February, 2010

A Melbourne company has been fined $60,000 over an incident where an employee had his foot amputated as the result of a forklift accident.


Jury awards worker $250,000 for broken ankles

09 February, 2010

In a successful claim against Victorian WorkCover Authority, a worker has been awarded $250,000 in compensation for pain and suffering from a workplace fall that broke both of her ankles.


Pallet inverter installed for damaged pallet turnaround

03 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

Optimum Handling Solutions has installed a pallet inverter at a large transport and logistics company. The pallet inverter is primarily used to transfer product from damaged pallets onto acceptable pallets.


Pallet dispenser reduces downtime

03 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

Optimum Handling Solutions has installed and commissioned a pallet dispenser at a coatings manufacturer that has resulted in a substantial reduction in the downtime of load-out staff.


Stretch wrappers cut film usage by 55%

03 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

Optimum Handling Solutions has installed two SIAT automatic film attach and cut stretch wrappers at a processing plant, reducing pallet film usage to one-third of the previous usage rate.


Flexilift Sellick S160 Series forklift

27 January, 2010 | Supplied by: Flexilift Australia

The Sellick S160 Series forklift is designed for tough environments such as those found in Australia’s mining industry.


The General Mat Company Lagune wet area mats

27 January, 2010 | Supplied by: The General Mat Company

Lagune interlocking wet area mats are suitable for use in wet areas such as showers, spas, saunas and changing rooms to help prevent injuries from slipping.


Technique Solutions Shifta-Lifta

27 January, 2010 | Supplied by: Technique Solutions Pty Ltd

The Shifta-Lifta can be used as a mobile horizontal conveyor or, at the push of a button, it converts into a fast-loading elevator for loading or unloading mezzanine floors, pallet racking or containers.


Sign-A-Rama Adverstep stair capping

27 January, 2010 | Supplied by: Sign-A-Rama

Adverstep stair capping enables stairways to be transformed into large-format message boards, while providing antislip protection.


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