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Avoid fines and accountability with the right solutions

Avoid fines and accountability with the right solutions

On Thursday, 14 December 2006, a company was convicted and fined $17,500 after a worker suffered serious injuries when a steel beam fell on him while the centre of gravity was being established[1]. The company in question was deemed to have failed to identify all reasonable foreseeable hazards and assess (to minimise) risks. The company […]

Which industry has the highest injury rate in Australia?

Which industry has the highest injury rate in Australia? Forklift Safety Cage

The transport and storage industries have the highest injury rate of all industries in Australia, at nearly double the current average of 16 claims per 1000 employees. It is a fact that the top three hazards to these industries are: Pedestrians Forklift Operators Makeshift Platforms Collisions with pedestrians and having loads fall onto pedestrians account […]

Don’t get dropped by a dodgy lifting bin

Don’t get dropped by a dodgy lifting bin Dumpmaster Crane Lift Site Bin

Arranging to buy the right steel lifting bin, cage or pallet to use when lifting stock can be a nightmare at the best of times – budgeting, knowing what specs to look for and establishing how heavy your loads will be can mean the difference between thousands of dollars. This isn’t all there is to […]

Does your Crane Lifting Attachment conform to Australian Standards?

Does your Crane Lifting Attachment conform to Australian Standards? Crane Lift Man Cage with Roof

Did you know that the crane lifting attachment that you have been using for the last 10 years possibly does not conform to the latest Australian Standard for Lifting Devices. In 2004 Standards Australia released their design criteria for Lifting Devices under a new standard AS4991. The design criteria within this standard expects that your […]

Is your trolley built to standard?

Is your trolley built to standard? Small warehouse trolley

Every day, hundreds of different tasks are completed by people in all sectors, all requiring the use of a load-shifting trolley system. Designers and manufacturers continue to produce a variety of warehouse trolleys in response to this demand, meaning that when it comes time to buy, the selection can be overwhelming. Choosing the right trolley […]

Forklift Drum Grab

Forklift Drum Grab Forklift Drum Lifter - 2 Drum Lifter

Forklift Drum Grabs provide a safe way to shift and lift steel or plastic drums. Extract a drum from a cluster, without disturbing the surrounding drums, with a drum grab that can be fitted to any lifting device. This unit is self-centering and has the ability to lock on to your drum without coming off […]

Forklift Container Ramps

Forklift Container Ramps Forklift container ramp (fixed)

FACT Across Australia, the transport and storage industry has the highest injury rate for all industries, at nearly double the current average claims per 1000 employees[1]. FACT On the 10th February, 2006, a company was convicted and fined $17,500 after a worker was injured while helping to unload plate glass packages from a shipping container[2]. […]