Materials handling

Trolleys that stop on inclines

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Warequip Pty Ltd

The Prestar NF301HB and NF307HB hand brake platform trolleys are designed to ‘fail safe’ when not in use, making them a safe way to handle goods on inclines or other situations where trolleys are subject to move.

Hybrid powered forklift

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The Geneo-Hybrid is a 3.5-tonne payload diesel-electric hybrid forklift designed to reduce CO2 emissions and increase fuel efficiency.

Articulated forklift

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Flexilift Australia

The Flexi articulated forklift truck offers space-saving advantages over traditional counterbalanced or reach fork trucks, making it possible to increase pallet storage capacity by up to a claimed 50%.

Pantograph reach truck

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Crown Equipment Pty Ltd

The RR 5700 series of pantograph reach trucks features a traction control system that increases traction on wet, dusty or sealed floors, giving operators more control in performing challenging moves.

Sheets to column-stack pallets safely

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Fromm Packaging Australia

Stabulon anti-slip sheets allow palletised goods to be column-stacked with stability, by distributing the load so the bottom cases support the upper tiers and prevent vibrations.

Serious injury sustained by worker as concrete floor gives way

03 August, 2009

A worker's hand was crushed by a jack as the jacking system’s base broke through the reinforced concrete floor of the workshop under the weight of the load and the trailer falling back.

Launch of new Victorian structural steel safety standard

27 July, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria has recently released a new standard on the safe erection of structural steel for buildings.

Fumigation company fined over NZ safety incident

06 July, 2009

A company has been fined NZ$38,000 and ordered to pay $40,000 to a worker who was crushed by a machine that fell on him, leaving him injured and unable to work for 10 months.

Company charged over serious forklift injury

02 July, 2009

A Melbourne company has been convicted and fined $250,000 over a workplace injury that left a forklift driver with permanent brain damage when a crate of glass fell on him.

Drum handling system

18 June, 2009 | Supplied by: PBA Safety

The STS DTC01 Ergonomic Drum Trolley system is designed to protect the operator from injuries incurred from lifting heavy objects, by ensuring that input loads are kept below 20 kg, even when lifting loads of up to 300 kg.

Government commits to improving safety of transport workers

12 June, 2009

A recent announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister that she will work to put in place a system of safe rates for our nation’s truck drivers has been welcomed by the Transport Workers Union.

Multidirectional dolly

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Pty Limited

The Rotadollie features fixed multidirectional wheels that are designed to create a static relationship between the centre of load, its orientation and the wheelbase.

Crane safety audit system

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The Crane Reliability Survey (CRS) is an audit service that tracks the condition, reliability, service life and operating safety of a crane and its components.

Reach trucks

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The BT Reflex series electric-powered reach trucks provide increased capacities ranging from 1400 to 2500 kg, increased lift heights to 12.5 m, reduced energy requirements and improved operator safety over the previous model it replaces.

Automatic roller doors

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Envico Doors Ltd

Envico High Speed Doors have combined the existing safety features of their door range with the Condor sensor, providing not only a form of activation but also added safety benefits.

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