Materials handling

Ucrete DP flooring technology

14 August, 2006 | Supplied by: Degussa Construction Chemicals Australia Pty Ltd

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

Safety cutter

14 August, 2006 | Supplied by:

The Megasafe 116001 cutter has a 0.63 mm thick blade highly suitable for use with virtually any type of material. The ergonomically styled heavy-duty cutter, made of aluminium, provides for controlled cutting operations.

Making slippery floors safer

14 August, 2006 | Supplied by:

Help protect yourself, your staff and the public from slip/fall accidents with proven Anti Slip floor safety treatment applied by our professional applicators.

ACT businesses to provide proof of insurance

11 August, 2006

A new compliance initiative by ACT WorkCover will see more than 550 businesses receive a request in coming weeks to provide evidence of a valid workers compensation policy.

Confusion over labour hire prosecutions

10 August, 2006

A spate of prosecutions has seen labour hire companies held accountable for the safety of employees they ‘on-hire’ to other employers.

Timber worker death takes the week's toll to three

26 July, 2006

A 62-year-old truck driver has died after a log being loaded onto his truck fell and hit him.

Forklift crash claims life

21 July, 2006

A man has died in hospital 10 months after his forklift tipped and crushed him.

Ergonomic lifting equipment

13 July, 2006 | Supplied by: Fanquip

The extensive range of Actisafe lift tables is distributed by Fanquip.

Safety warning for forklift operators

07 July, 2006

Forklift owners and operators have been warned of the potential safety risks associated with the hiring or buying of equipment with unfamiliar control pedals.

Bin emptying machine

13 June, 2006 | Supplied by: Wrightway Products

The Dumpmaster bin emptying machine is already being used throughout supermarkets, hospitals, factories and the hospitality industry for safe bin and container emptying in a diverse range of situations, particularly where space restrictions apply.

Manual crane system

13 June, 2006 | Supplied by: Global Track Australia

The overhead manual crane system from Global Track claims to address common problems found in manufacturing facilities - overhead cranes are often plagued by inefficiencies because of static designs. Prone to jamming and requiring significant operator exertion, Global Track's current models can increase production costs and reduce worker injury risk.

Forklift safety and security systems at NMW

25 May, 2006

Products for forklifts and other industrial equipment will be released by Dunham Instruments at Matex during National Manufacturing Week, to be held at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from May 30 to June 2.

Ucrete® DP flooring technology

11 May, 2006 | Supplied by: Degussa Construction Chemicals Australia Pty Ltd

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

TWU supports regulations on driver fatigue

23 March, 2006

The TWU's Federal Committee of Management has announced its support for the NSW WorkCover OH&S regulations on Long Distance Truck Driver Fatigue.

Large scale solvent and general flammable liquid storage

15 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Furphy Engineering

The Clayton, Victoria site of PPG Industries Australia is one of over 100 production centres, which the long-established international manufacturer of industrial products operates around the world

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