Website highlights injury hotspots13 May, 2008
WorkSafe has developed a new website that helps businesses identify workplace safety risks.
Puncture-proof tyres21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Richmond Wheel & Castor Co
Richmond Puncture Proof Tyres combine the strength and stability of a solid rubber tyre with the smooth cushioned ride of a pneumatic tyre.
$4m deal for maintenance-free brakes17 April, 2008
Vehicle brake manufacturer and developer Advanced Braking Technology is set to expand its product portfolio after signing a $4 million contract to design and manufacture brakes for refuse collection vehicles.
Worker crushed by Dampier silo16 April, 2008
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 60-year-old truck driver at a transport depot at Dampier.
Understanding the Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme16 April, 2008 by Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner
The Australian government is working to champion a cooperative approach to improve OHS performance in the building and construction industry.
WA focusing on tower crane safety16 April, 2008
Tower cranes will be the focus of a WorkSafe WA inspection campaign to begin later this month.
NTP to distribute Jungheinrich forklifts09 April, 2008
Materials handling company NTP Forklifts Australia has been appointed the Jungheinrich importer and distributor for Australia.
Light hoist20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Ingal EPS
The Remote Lighting Lifter enables the lowering of luminaires to the ground electrically via wireless remote control where they can be safely maintained. It is designed for use in factories, warehouses, exhibition centres, sports stadiums, railway stations, auditoriums, schools, hotels and more.
Malaga worker death under investigation12 March, 2008
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 22-year-old apprentice cabinet maker at a furniture factory in Malaga last Friday.
Dandenong business guilty of return-to-work offence11 March, 2008
Playground equipment manufacturer, Playspace Playground, pleaded guilty to failing to provide an injured employee with his pre injury position as required under Victoria’s workers compensation legislation.
Free service aids return to work10 March, 2008
Returning to work after injury could become a less arduous process with the launch of an online resource containing up-to-date advice and research on return to work issues.
WorkCover warns of dangers of powerlines when pumping concrete06 March, 2008
WorkCover NSW recently issued a safety alert to warn of the dangers of powerlines when pumping concrete, following an incident where the operator of a concrete-placing boom received a serious electric shock when the boom came into contact with 22 kV overhead powerlines that crossed over the construction site. The work was being carried out in almost dark conditions in a fogbound area, where the overhead powerlines were unsighted.
Tilt-up national code declared03 March, 2008
The National Code of Practice for Precast, Tilt-up and Concrete Elements in Building Construction was declared by the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) at the end of February 2008.
Forklift safety system21 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Hi-Vis
The Fork-Alert warning system is an electronic early warning system designed for use where forklifts, cranes and other moving equipment are used.
Drum-mixing system21 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Actisafe
Actidrum is a sturdy, industrial strength product to aid in the mixing of contents in drums of all sizes, safely and efficiently. It can be manufactured to operate in a fixed position or supplied with long-wearing castors to those seeking a mobile version.