Materials handling

Ucrete DP flooring technology

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: BASF Construction Chemicals Australia Pty Ltd

Ucrete DP utilises unique heavy-duty polyurethane resin technology that combines extreme floor durability with a non-slip finish.

Walkie stackers

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: Linde Materials Handling

The Linde L12's design includes a purpose-built traction battery designed to have a life expectancy of 1500 cycles over five years. It also has an onboard charger which requires only a single-phase, 10 A socket. It is no longer necessary to find a location for a separate battery charger as charging can be done from any power point.

Fine gives flavouring company a nasty aftertaste

17 August, 2007

The major provider of flavourings to Australia’s food and confectionary industry has been ordered to donate $10,000 after being prosecuted by WorkSafe.

Federal Safety Commissioner urges management to “Set an example”

01 August, 2007

Federal Safety Commissioner Tom Fisher has urged senior managers in the building and construction industry to set an example for their employees and commit to a safety culture on Australian building sites.

Monday morning work really is bad for you

20 July, 2007

A study of 750,000 workers compensation statistics has revealed that 'morningitis' is a real workplace risk

Design your own safety mats

20 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Alsco Pty Limited

FFeatures: captures wet spills, traps dirt and dust and minimises slips and trips

New code of practice for construction industry

13 July, 2007

A new National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work has been announced by the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC).

Internal combustion counterbalance forklift range

20 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The series of one to 3.5 tonne internal combustion counterbalance forklifts provides increased safety and ergonomics, reduced operating costs and greater environmental friendliness. The range includes 23 pneumatic-tyre internal-combustion models from one to three tonnes payload, the petrol/LPG and diesel models with the choice of manual or powershift transmission and a compact model as well.

Government inaction blamed for tragedy at Kerang

08 June, 2007

Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) has condemned government inaction as the reason for the tragic level crossing collision near Kerang earlier this week.

12-year-old allowed to operate forklift

28 May, 2007

SafeWork SA has expressed its frustration and disappointment at the work practices of a developer who was fined after a worker was injured in an incident which saw a 12-year-old driving a forklift.

Workplace safety management

21 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Prime Health Group

Prime Health is offering an integrated approach to workplace health, safety and wellness with its safety management system.

Business slams SA workers comp scheme

16 May, 2007

Business SA is calling for major reform to South Australia’s workers compensation scheme.

Forklift warning for the ACT

15 May, 2007

ACT WorkCover has issued a warning to remind employers, employees and third parties of the dangers surrounding forklifts in response to an incident at a construction site this week where a truck driver sustained serious injury after being struck by a load falling from a forklift.

Students get creative about young worker safety

14 May, 2007

Secondary and tertiary students throughout New South Wales are being encouraged to enter the 2007 Young Workers Poster Competition.

Work-related road safety awareness

08 May, 2007

A New Zealand report on work-related road safety seeks to raise employer awareness of the importance of ensuring employees are safe when driving for work.

  • All content Copyright © 2024 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd