- antibiotic resistance
- Australian National University
- Compressed Air Australia
- Deepwater Horizon
- elevating work platforms
- hand hygiene
- Hand Hygiene Day
- heart device
- job security
- labour hire
- lead exposure
- mental health
- NSW Health
- online privacy
- power saws
- product recall
- Victorian Small Business Commissioner
- World Health Organisation
- Queensland Rail Improves Safety With Driver Fatigue Monitoring
Queensland Rail (QR) have identified Driver Sleepiness (Fatigue) as a major safety risk to their remote field service workers, who are generally on shift work and often need to drive hours to and from sites in North West Queensland. In light of this, QR initiated a trial of 10 x LSM Technologies Driver Fatigue (+Distraction) Monitoring Systems in 2015 … Continue reading Queensland Rail Improves Safety With Driver Fatigue Monitoring
- RadarEye Safety Camera Viewing And Proximity Detection Systems
CITIC Pacific Mining has utilised LSM Technologies RadarEye-Camera Safety Viewing / Proximity Detection Technology for more than three years now on their Letourneau Whee Dozers. Due to the longevity / reliability and robustness of the technology, they have upgraded to the latest RadarEye configuration and also are now rolling the technology onto their Letourneau Wheel Loaders. The RadarEye is the … Continue reading RadarEye Safety Camera Viewing And Proximity Detection Systems
- Bosch unveils technology for increased motorcycle safety
Bosch, in collaboration with Autotalks, Ducati and Australian company Cohda Wireless, has developed a prototype smart solution to reduce the number of motorcycle deaths.
- Job security delays return to work for injured workers: report
Research has found fears over job security and finances are setting back recovery and return to work times for injured workers.
- Panel established to review restraint used in NSW mental heath system
A five-member panel has been created to review the practices of restraint and seclusion used in the New South Wales mental health system.
- Around 70 per cent of young workers experience bullying, harassment: Unions ACT
Research from UnionsACT has found around 70 per cent of young workers in the Australian Capital Territory have experienced bullying and harassment.
- High lift chip trapper for faster liquid clean-up
Exair has released the high lift chip trapper which provides a fast, easy way to clean coolant sumps, waste oil pits or wells.
- Bus safety upgrades on the way for Brisbane
A range of extra safety measures could be on the way for Brisbane City Council buses following the release of an independent review into the death of council bus driver Manmeet Sharma.
- Aussies concerned about online privacy yet don’t use privacy tools: Survey
Despite growing concerns over online privacy, Australians are not using readily available methods to protect themselves online, according to the Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner.
- Domestic power saw injuries on the rise
The rate of injuries from power saws and angle grinders used at home is increasing according to the Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) held in Adelaide last week.
- Avoiding the next Deepwater Horizon
In 2016, the film Deepwater Horizon, based on the BP oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, was released, inspiring a seminar series providing insights into what contributed to the explosion.
- Workplace mental health initiative launched for Victorian small businesses
Victorian Small Business Commissioner (VSBC) Judy O’Connell has launched an initiative to protect the mental health of small business owners due to the amount of pressure they may be faced with when running a business.
- Lead found at ANU campus childcare centre
High levels of lead have been discovered at Australian National University’s (ANU) Heritage Early Childhood Centre, prompting action by the university and ACT Health to ensure the children’s safety.
- Retrofit Pallet Guide for forklift safety released
Dematic has launched a new solution in its ColbyRACK range that increases safety for forklift operators removing pallets from high storage levels in warehouses.
- SA sets new minimum training standard for elevating work platforms
South Australia has introduced a new minimum standard of training on elevating work platforms (EWPs) to reduce the risk of worker injuries and fatalities.
- Recording Noise Continuously With An Environmental Noise Logger
The ARL NGARA environmental noise logger can be configured to record sound continuously without needing to specify the required output prior to measuring your acoustic needs. This real time Sound Acquisition System enables measurement flexibility by recording noise in a format that allows any combination of frequency weightings (A or C) and the retrieval of … Continue reading Recording Noise Continuously With An Environmental Noise Logger
- Auto-darkening welding helmets released
Welding Industries of Australia (WIA) has released two auto-darkening welding helmets – the BlueFX and ViewFX.
- Hand Hygiene Day to shine spotlight on antibiotic resistance
Friday May 5 is international Hand Hygiene Day, and this year it will highlight the role clean hands can play in preserving the effectiveness of antibiotic medicines.
- [UPDATED] Absorbable heart device recalled due to patient heart attacks
A new absorbable heart device has been recalled by manufacturer Abbott Vascular Australia, after research linked it to increased rates of heart attacks and blood clots.
- Queensland to introduce mandatory licensing for labour hire companies
Mandatory licensing of labour hire companies is set to be introduced in Queensland, as part of its effort to crackdown on operators exploiting workers.