E2S Warning Signals integrated signalling assemblies04 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Parkfield Communications Ltd
E2S integrated signalling assemblies are available in multiple configurations, with preconfigured solutions to reduce the cost of on-site installation.
WorkSafe Vic unpacks risks of unloading shipping containers11 February, 2020
WorkSafe Victoria has issued a reminder about the risks of unpacking shipping containers, after an employee was crushed to death by truck body panels.
Qube multi-lift vacuum unit24 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Qube Holdings
The multi-lift vacuum unit developed by Qube enables the safe handling of coated pipes, and loading and unloading through wireless technology.
Fleet management systems in materials handling24 January, 2020 by Grahame Don* | Supplied by: RCT
Grahame Don sets out the advantages of fleet management systems for managers that can further optimise safety in the materials handling industry.
Melbourne man crushed to death by falling truck panels23 January, 2020
A man has died after a stack of 3.6 tonne panels fell on him as they were being unloaded from a shipping container in Carrum Downs, Victoria.
Musculoskeletal disorders: comprehensive approach needed10 January, 2020
Safe Work Australia has released a new report on the most common type of work-related injury in Australia: musculoskeletal disorders. We outline key findings.
Australian study prompts straight back thesis rethink20 December, 2019
Curtin University researchers have challenged received wisdoms on safe manual lifting, finding no evidence a rounded, flexed back increases low back pain risk.
Manufacturer incurs $400,000 fine after fatal accident17 December, 2019
A steel fabrication workshop in Wodonga, Victoria, has been charged after a worker was crushed to death between two staircases.
Two NSW mine incidents in 4 days13 December, 2019
Incidents have occurred at the Ulan Underground Mine and Woodlawn Mine in the span of four days, resulting in two workers sustaining serious injuries.
Tower crane inspectors travel WA11 November, 2019
WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection program at construction sites until the end of the 2019/20 financial year. We detail the inspection program.
Falling boat injures person18 October, 2019
WHS Queensland is investigating after a hardstand failure caused a large boat to topple over and seriously injure a person in July 2019.
Benefits of paperless applications in lifting inspections05 September, 2019 by Karl Ahlgren* | Supplied by: Pervidi
Having an inspection procedure in place for lifting equipment is fundamental. Karl Ahlgren outlines the benefits digital solutions can bring.
Avery Heavy Duty White Labels01 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Avery Products Pty Ltd
Avery Heavy Duty White Labels can be used indoors for inventory and warehouse marking and outdoors in situations where dirt, oil, water or rough handling are common.
Hazardous manual task risks: 4 management steps26 August, 2019 | Supplied by: WorkCover Queensland
To help reduce the likelihood of musculoskeletal disorders, WorkCover Qld has released a 4-step guide to managing hazardous manual task risks in the workplace.
New safety signs added to ISO standard16 August, 2019
New safety signs have been added to the ISO’s Graphical symbols standard — ISO 7010 — to reflect signs used around the world.