OHS salaries nudge $300,00023 March, 2007
Occupational health and safety has become one of Australiaâ€™s most lucrative career choices, according to details of a survey released at the Safety in Action Conference on Tuesday.
Forklift safety - manufacturing responsibility20 March, 2007 by Wendy Cramer
Safety regulators are increasingly looking to manufacturers to help solve the forklift safety problem by building safety features directly into the machinery
Preventing slips, trips and falls in Qld16 March, 2007
A new guide for preventing slips, trips and falls has been released by the Queensland Department of Employment and Industrial Relations.
Scholarships to improve safety for women13 March, 2007
SafeWork SA is calling on applications for two scholarships of up to $10,000 each to improve occupational health and safety outcomes for women in South Australia.
Queensland says federal OHS could threaten worker safety12 March, 2007
The Queensland government has weighed into the OHS debate, warning that new federal government changes to workers compensation will threaten worker safety.
Tieman executive management restructure08 March, 2007
An Australian materials handling and dock safety products manufacturer has announced a major restructure of its executive management group.
Victoria targets mobile cranes07 March, 2007
Mobile crane operations on worksites will be the feature of a new WorkSafe campaign beginning in Victoria this month.
Victoria calls for nominations02 March, 2007
WorkSafe Victoria announced this week that nominations for its 2007 WorkSafe Awards are open.
OHS-compliant materials handling system without lift trucks21 February, 2007 | Supplied by: Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Materials handling specialist ICA has manufactured a versatile, easy to handle component and materials handling system for one of Australia's major automotive components manufacturers
Reversing alarm21 February, 2007 | Supplied by: BJ Safety Supplies
The Bbs-tek Backalarm uses multi-frequency broadband sound instead of the traditional single frequency sound of a conventional alarm. The sound dissipates much quicker, is directional and localised to the danger zone. This results in an enormous reduction in noise nuisance.
Glow-in-the-dark paint21 February, 2007 | Supplied by: PPG Industries
Glow Safe is a water-based, high-quality paint that is suitable for most surfaces and glows for up to 10 h in the dark. It is of particular use in areas that require exit signs, safety directions or hazard indicators during a power blackout, fire or emergency evacuation. It can be used in hallways, corridors, factory floors, on and around machinery, dangerous objects, evacuation signs, stairs and railings.
Forklift licence scam foiled20 February, 2007
A former Victorian assessor has been fined for her involvement in a forklift licence scam.
NSW spearheads national construction campaign01 February, 2007
A campaign targeting the safety of mobile equipment in the construction industry will start next week throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Best practice interaction between forklifts and pedestrians25 January, 2007 | Supplied by: Fork-Safe International
When Pilkington Australia installed new manufacturing equipment at its Dandenong plant in Melbourne, the issue of how forklifts would interact with pedestrians in an area that never before had forklifts in operation needed to be addressed
Wheel stop25 January, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.pallmall.com.au/
The PM Wheel Stop is made of black solid rubber with an easy-see yellow reflector for night-time identification. It is designed to be placed in parking spaces to prevent vehicles from overrunning the allocated area.