Materials handling

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.

Loading dock safety barrier

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Arbon Equipment Pty Ltd

The Rite-Hite Dok-Guardian safety barrier range is designed to help segregate pedestrians from vehicles, as well as prevent loading dock drop-off incidents.

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.

Multidirectional dolly

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Omnia

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pallet height sensor

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

The Logic Lift automatic infrared load height sensor is designed for pallet positioning of lift tables.

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.

Modular vehicle lights

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Vision Safe

The Acot500 Assassin mine vehicle light bar is IP66 rated and designed for the harsh terrain and conditions found on mine sites.

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.

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.

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