WorkCover NSW has partnered with waste and recycling operators to help improve OHS in that industry.
Comcare has initiated proceedings against Linfox Australia over a forklift incident in Western Australia.
Workplace injuries are a serious factor that every business, manager and staff member must think about. Not only do injuries impact on workers' health but on absenteeism, loss of income and even loss of jobs.
New Zealand’s Department of Labour has issued an appeal to crane operators to review their health and safety practices following a court case involving a fatal accident in 2008.
Queensland Rail was recently fined $650,000 over the deaths of two workers in 2007.
Two South Australian companies have been fined, around $30,000 each, over failures in their safety systems that resulted in serious injuries to workers.
The Pronal Group offers stock and custom-fabricated lifting cushions powerful enough to lift and split rock and heavy plant. The cushions range from ultra-thin bags (20 mm thick deflated) that can lift more than 65 tonnes each, to powerful spreading cushions that can exert hundreds of tonnes of force to part plant and machinery components or lift rocks.
A South Australian company was fined, over an incident in 2007, where a worker was injured while working beneath a forklift.
Traffic safety is a top priority in many countries around the world. By getting vehicles to communicate with one another and using infrastructure in what is known as ‘cooperative systems’, it is possible to considerably increase safety levels.
The Exair Heavy Duty Threaded Line Vac Conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a conveying system for bulk materials including steel shot, metal parts, scrap and trim. Applications include transferring bulk materials and parts, hopper loading, waste/trim removal, fibre tensioning, chip removal and filling operations.
The TODO-MATIC Dry Break system, which is said to offer vastly improved safety and advanced fluid handling solutions for a wide range of industries and applications, is available through TODO's new Australian distributor, Integrated Transfer Solutions.