Today marks the beginning of 2015 National Safe Work Month – a time to raise awareness and focus on health and safety in your workplace.
BoscoLighting has launched three new low bay lights suitable for use in warehouses, factories, supermarkets, loft-style offices and venues with low ceiling heights.
General Motors will pay $US900 million ($A1.25 billion) after it failed to recall cars with faulty ignitions that have been linked to 124 deaths.
Bangladesh’s Supreme Court has lifted a ban on the screening of a film based on the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory which killed more than 1,100 workers.
More and more factories – and the robotics companies that supply them – are seeing the appeal of collaborative robots. Brent Balinski spoke to Dr Esben Østergaard and Dr Rodney Brooks, both CTOs/co-founders of the two leading “co-bot” companies, about the development of the category, what it offers, and what the future might hold.
Hobart’s Liferaft Systems Australia may not be a household name, but it leads the world in a highly demanding area and is a supplier to navies and shipping giants all over the world. Brent Balinski spoke to its managing director, Mike Grainger.
OHS is not just about providing appropriate safety equipment and procedures. Employers need to ensure their workers are (physically and psychologically) fit for the job. Matt McDonald writes.
The PHARO Safety Laser Scanner is an optoelectronic protection device for accident prevention.
Safe Work Australia has published four new research reports to help inform the development of Australian work health and safety policy and practice.
Fire destroyed a furniture factory and forced the evacuation of neighbouring buildings at Yenora in Western Sydney yesterday.
Complacency is one of the most common issues in workplace safety, and the penalty can be fatal.
The collapse of a shoe factory in eastern China has left twelve people dead and over thirty injured, according to Chinese state media.
Oliver Footwear has added a fully non-metallic range of safety footwear to its AT45 series.
Some in the construction sector believe there has been a “tipping point” in non-conforming products being imported.
White asbestos has been found at Alcoa’s Pinjarra refinery in Western Australia and workers at the facility may have been exposed to it, according to the AMWU.
A former metal fabricator is claiming $1.3 million in damages over a March 2012 accident which saw her permanently lose two fingers.
Kemppi has unveiled its new range of welding helmets – the Beta 90 FreshAir, Delta 90 FreshAir and the Delta+ 90 FreshAir.
The owner of the Bangladeshi garment factory which collapsed and killed 1,100 people in 2013 will be charged with murder.
The slow nature of illness from cancer causing exposure at work has made compensation claims more difficult.
Lower back pain a burden but workers reluctant to raise the flag, new Konekt report shows.