Materials handling

Simpro Hiflow bin lift system

16 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Simpro Handling Equipment

Hiflow is a high-capacity bin lift system that is designed to grip, lift and empty bins up to 1100 L.

Driverless train safely delivers iron ore

13 July, 2018

The first delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train has been carried out by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Unmanned ground vehicles improve soldier safety

26 June, 2018

Robotics and autonomous systems that will help soldiers safely move heavy loads are being introduced within the Australian Army.

Take forking seriously — NSW program launched

07 March, 2018

Following the deaths of several workers, a forklift safety blitz has been launched by SafeWork NSW.

Manual handling automation improves safety

26 February, 2018 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

BOC Australia has unveiled a $15 million robot cylinder automation system as part of a $35 million upgrade of its Sydney Operations Centre in Wetherill Park.

Enerpac RT Series long-stroke multistage telescopic hydraulic cylinders

02 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

Enerpac RT Series long-stroke multistage telescopic cylinders provide long strokes in confined spaces for efficiency and safety.

Finding a more ergonomic solution for moving heavy loads

01 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Pty Limited

Ergonomic safety is crucial for workers who are required to shift heavy loads as part of their role.

King Group Eziloader ground level loading trailer

26 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Eziloader

The King Group Eziloader ground level loading trailer is designed to provide an easy-to-use and safe method of loading and unloading a trailer.

Supermarket trolley technology rounds up a WHS solution

09 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Lockelec Innovation

Billed as the 'sheep dog of supermarket trolleys', a Bluetooth remote-controlled innovation was designed to provide a manual-handling solution for Coles supermarkets.

Pronal CLT lifting cushions

26 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

Pronal CLT lifting cushions can be easily transported by 4WD or helicopter.

Rotacaster bread crate Rotatruck

18 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Pty Limited

The Rotacaster bread crate Rotatruck is an easy, quick and safe way to handle multiple bread crates.

Physical resilience in ageing workers

12 September, 2017 by Steve Walz and Terry Wong, Move 4 Life | Supplied by: Move 4 Life Pty Limited

Everyone is getting older, but having so many people getting older at the same time is creating a challenge for government, the economy and, of course, workplaces. Part of the consequence of this demographic shift is that people are expected to work till they are much older, past the traditional retirement ages of 58, 60 and 65.

Rotacaster All-Terrain Rotatruck hand truck

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Pty Limited

Moving things doesn't need to be a wrestling match between the user, the load and the hand truck.

Avoiding musculoskeletal injury in the workplace

07 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Pty Limited

The manual sorting of bulky mailbags opens up the risk of musculoskeletal injuries for workers.

Rotatruck delivers a milk crate solution for Woolworths

27 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Rotacaster Wheel Pty Limited

Woolworths was looking for a solution to improve its back-of-store operations, resupplying milk into the rear-loading display fridges. The challenge was to increase productivity, reduce staff injuries and improve the user experience.

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