Materials handling

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.

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.

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.

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

Bizwurk OH&S management software

15 March, 2006 | Supplied by:

OH&S compliance - no longer an option. Bizwurk OH&S is designed to assist businesses with compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.

Ucrete DP flooring technology

15 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Degussa Construction Chemicals Australia Pty Ltd

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

Transport industry urged to review safety standards

24 February, 2006

The recent death of a worker at Carisbrook in central Victoria has prompted a WorkSafe warning to the transport industry.

A solution that would watch over students, staff and technology

24 January, 2006

The University of Missouri - Kansas City in the United Sates is one of four campuses associated with that state's premier public university

Forearm forklift

18 January, 2006

Introducing the Forearm Forklift, lifting straps for carrying heavy and hard to handle objects easily.

Collaboration raises the bar on forklift safety

02 January, 2006

The dangers of forklifts in Victorian workplaces are being highlighted in new industry guidance material launched today by WorkSafe Victoria.

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