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SafeWork NSW campaign targets workers digging into live electricity cables
SafeWork New South Wales has launched a new safety campaign together with the state’s energy networks to prevent construction workers from digging into live electricity cables.
Why Fit Matters: Disposable Respirators Are A Proven Defence
Why Fit Matters Employers can have the best intentions when it comes to protecting their workforce from harmful airborne particles, but unless the supplied equipment works properly then it is a pointless exercise. Disposable respirators are a proven defence against a range of airborne media. A good disposable respirator can have the best features in … Continue reading Why Fit Matters: Disposable Respirators Are A Proven Defence
Australia’s first certified flame-retardant polyurea coating: Rhino Linings
Rhino Linings Australasia has released a flame resistant polyurea coating, suitable for a range of industrial applications
Connectivity for remote workers
Communications specialist Inmarsat has launched IsatHub, which enables smart device owners to stay connected even in remote locations.
Health wellness scanners offered to Queensland medical staff
Hospital workers in Queensland have been provided access to a new body composition scanner to track their own health and fitness levels.
Handheld toxic chemical detector for compliance testing
Olympus has released the latest addition to the Vanta series of handheld x-ray flourescence (XRF) analysers, able to scan for toxic chemicals such as lead and mercury in consumer products.
Asbestos detecting technology to protect construction workers
A robotic microscope has been developed to test air quality at demolition sites to protect workers from deadly asbestos fibres.
Safety laser scanner for industrial applications
Industrial automation and control products company IDEC has introduced the SE2L Safety Laser Scanner, which the company said is the world’s smallest laser scanner.
Can we trust Big Tobacco to promote public health?
There’s a new catchcry in public health: people working in tobacco control should join with Big Tobacco to promote “safer” tobacco products. The Conversation
Online counselling service offered for SA mine workers
The Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee (MAQOHSC) is funding free online counselling services to South Australian mining and quarry workers in an effort to relieve mental health issues.
Big Day Off to support Aussies with spinal cord injuries
The Big Day Off takes place again this year, raising funds for the more than 15,000 Australians with spinal cord injuries.
Workplace Safety Management Practices program ends in NZ
The Workplace Safety Management Practices (WSMP) program, administered by Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) will officially end in New Zealand on 31 March 201
Lift guard alarm system for operator safety
Terex brand Genie will release the new Lift Guard Contact Alarm system, a secondary guarding system designed to provide operators additional protection.
Stroke detecting helmet trialled in the Hunter
The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is trialling a new Stroke Finder helmet that aims to detect strokes sooner.
Victoria bans sale of synthetic drugs
The Victorian government has banned the sale and production of synthetic drugs and stepped up police powers to prosecute ice dealers.
Identifying bullying in the workplace
Global health and safety services provider Myosh defines workplace bullying and what workers should do if they experience it.
Melbourne gears up for Safety in Action
Safety in Action Melbourne will take place on September 5-6, bringing together thousands of safety professionals looking for new solutions to create healthier and safer workplaces.
Using spare, standard I/O boosts functional safety: ABB
A new report from global industrial technology provider ABB has found that using the spare, standard I/O channels increases the functional safety of machinery.
SafeWork NSW tackles tradie injuries in the Hunter
SafeWork NSW has unveiled a new TradieSafe project in a bid to reduce the amount of injuries in the Hunter region’s residential construction industry.
Barangaroo barge death highlights worker safety
A worker has died after he was crushed by a falling steel beam while working on a barge at the Barangaroo ferry hub project in Sydney’s Darling Harbour on Monday.