Materials handling

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.

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.

Spring steel barrier

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Ingal Civil Products

The Spring Steel Buffas range of barriers is specifically designed for applications where protection is required from heavy-vehicle glancing blows and low-speed perpendicular impacts.

Load turner

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Materials Handling Pty Ltd

Pal-turn Load Rotator makes the often difficult and dangerous task of turning and rotating heavy or bulky loads safer and easier.

Chain hoist

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Specialised Stage Engineering

The Prolyft series of chain hoists includes models with maximum lifts ranging from 250 to 2000 kg in both direct-voltage control and low-voltage control.

Expandable safety barrier

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Fromm Packaging Australia

The Rhino expandable safety barrier is a portable solution to prevent unwanted access to restricted areas. The barrier stretches to 3.5 m when fully expanded and is 950 mm high.

Light crane system

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The XA aluminium light crane system is designed for materials handling applications that require high precision, minimal rolling resistance, low noise and corrosion-free extended durability and cleanliness. Such applications include automotive, food and beverage processing, precision fabrication and clean environment manufacturing.

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.

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.

Actilev lift tables and scissor lifts

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Actisafe

The Actilev range of lift tables and scissor lifts provides a low working profile, mobility, double and triple scissors for high extensions and a large platform for oversized materials.

T1 floor scrubber

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

The T1 floor scrubber is a compact cleaning device designed for use in small spaces to reduce the risk of slip-and-fall accidents in narrow, congested spaces.

Safety alert on the dangers of working alone

02 June, 2009

Recent fatalities in Western Australia have highlighted the dangers associated with working alone and the importance of having regular communications with isolated workers.

Basic safety failing costs crane company $70,000

25 May, 2009

A failure to ensure simple safety checks had been done have cost a crane company a conviction, $70,000 fine and put future contracts at risk.

Employers advised to ensure loads are secure

13 May, 2009

New Zealand's Department of Labour is warning employers of the dangers of large loads after a worker was injured by a falling load of glass.

Focus on reducing slips, trips and falls in May

07 May, 2009

A WorkCover NSW campaign will focus on slips, trips and falls through the month of May.

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