Following an unfortunate bout of injuries and fatalities, the mining industry is pushing for better safety and compliance, prompting many mines to rethink existing work practices and focus on making the right tools for the job available.
The practical design partnership between the Thiess Mt Owen team and Nivek tackled the weighty challenge of tooling – specifically the issues fitters had handling heavy tools for long periods in often cramped conditions.
Nivek Industries has found that the Tracked Elevating Device, or TED, is lifting morale, efficiency and quality of life for fitters in mines all over the country.
Nothing is more important than making sure workers return home safely every day. Nivek Industries’ TED machine is helping achieve this. Safe to Work explains.