Materials handling

Harness for heavy cylinders at coal terminal

25 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Tyco Integrated Fire & Security

Port Kembla Coal Terminal has a strict fire safety protocol in place, which requires up to nine heavy cylinders, each weighing 121 kg, to be regularly lifted from ground level to a height of 20 m for ongoing maintenance.


Cribbing and Matting Co Dura Crib and Dura Stat plastic cribbing systems

25 March, 2015

The Dura Crib and Dura Stat plastic cribbing systems are designed for safety, strength and durability.


Video targets fatal falls from flatbed trucks

24 March, 2015

NSW WorkCover has launched a new video safety alert addressing the workplace risk of loading and unloading a flatbed truck or trailer. Figures show 15 workers have died in Australia between 2003 and 2012 after falling from their trucks.


Bega Cheese prioritises safety with assisted handling equipment

19 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Kockums Bulk Systems - a Premier Tech Company

Bega Cheese has invested in Tawi vacuum-assisted lifting systems and Protema hoists from Kockums Bulk Systems to improve safety at its manufacturing plant.


Australian machinery design goes global

11 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Safety Mining Industrial Trade Suppliers

An Australian designed and manufactured remote control belly plate safety lifter for tracked vehicles has caught the attention of US mining companies after achieving widespread success at home.


Equipment designed to reduce manual handling injuries

10 March, 2015 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

One in three injuries to Australian workers is caused by manual handling. Manual handling injuries are not limited to those sustained by lifting or carrying heavy loads. A person can be injured when handling objects in a variety of ways, including pulling, pushing, holding or restraining.


Container handling upgrade for rail freight operator

04 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

Four Konecranes Rail Mounted Gantry RMGs will go into operation as part of expansion and modernisation projects at Pacific National's Sydney and Melbourne intermodal terminals.


Lifting safety awareness to new heights

01 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Crown Equipment Pty Ltd

Crown Equipment demonstrates the benefits of maintaining a strong safety culture with its program of specifically developed safety courses and initiatives, which are achieving good results that have dramatically reduced incidents of injury in all areas of its operations.


Interactive production robot with safety system to be installed at Haigh's Chocolates

26 February, 2015 | Supplied by: SAGE Automation

South Australian chocolate maker Haigh's will unveil Australia's first industrial installation of a Baxter interactive production robot.


Australian innovation to improve floor safety

19 February, 2015

Yesterday, 3M launched its Safety-Walk Anti-slip Peelable Coating 3500, which is claimed to be the first peelable floor coating to meet Wet Slip Resistance standards with minimal reduction to floor gloss and clarity.


Dematic Colby Rear Upright Protect-a-Rack racking protection

03 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

The Dematic Colby Rear Upright Protect-a-Rack is designed to enhance safety in warehouses and distribution centres.


CCTV for workplace safety and compliance

30 January, 2015 by Christian Dorau, Director, ADT Security | Supplied by: ADT Security

Many people may think of CCTV cameras primarily as a security solution, but the benefits can be much broader. Organisations are increasingly recognising the value of surveillance cameras to help address workplace compliance and work, health and safety (WHS) policies.


CCTV for workplace safety and compliance

30 January, 2015 by Christian Dorau, Director, ADT Security

Many people may think of CCTV cameras primarily as a security solution, but the benefits can be much broader. Organisations are increasingly recognising the value of surveillance cameras to help address workplace compliance and work, health and safety (WHS) policies.


Giving a lift to Darwin's hire equipment

22 January, 2015

Officially launched and commemorated with a plaque in November 2014 by the Hon Minister John Elferink MLA, Northern Territory Attorney-General, Darwin, hire equipment firm Top End Access has taken delivery of a Genie SX-180, a self-propelled boom lift capable of telescoping to 56.7 m working height.


Giving a lift to Darwin's hire equipment

22 January, 2015 | Supplied by: Genie Australia

Officially launched and commemorated with a plaque in November 2014 by the Hon Minister John Elferink MLA, Northern Territory Attorney-General, Darwin, hire equipment firm Top End Access has taken delivery of a Genie SX-180, a self-propelled boom lift capable of telescoping to 56.7 m working height.


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