Sensear Intrinsically Safe Double Protection Headset (IS-SDP)

24 March, 2015

The Sensear Intrinsically Safe Double Protection Headset (IS-SDP) integrates communications capabilities into a hearing protection device designed for industrial environments.

Saferoads Ironman Hybrid site protection

15 March, 2015

The Ironman Hybrid steel and concrete safety barrier system is the first fully crash-tested and approved, non-anchored temporary barrier system available in Australia. Ironman Hybrid is economical and simple to deploy with individual sections that easily connect together.

Safety-first mindset makes good business sense

28 January, 2015

Safety is unconditional at McColl's Transport, where a new safety-first mindset has dramatically reduced time lost to injuries from vehicle accidents, WorkCover claims and insurance premiums, demonstrating that investing in safety makes good business sense, as this 2013 case study shows.

New star-rating system for international road safety

27 January, 2015

An RMIT University researcher has produced a practical and innovative star-rating system for international road safety that will ultimately help to make roads safer.

10 safety resolutions for 2015

20 January, 2015

In the spirit of the new year and the traditional practice of making resolutions, myosh safety management software has delivered a list of 10 activities all businesses can undertake to ensure a safer workplace in 2015.

New study makes case for black boxes in vehicles

12 December, 2014

A major new study for the European Commission has found considerable potential safety benefits and low costs for the installation of electronic data recorders (EDRs) in cars, vans and trucks.

Safe Work Australia seminar series available

05 December, 2014

Safe Work Australia is making its Virtual Seminar Series (VSS) presentations available for general viewing.

How to improve fleet safety

03 December, 2014

When you operate a fleet of vehicles, you are at risk of road accidents which can injure your drivers, slow down your business and inflict undesirable costs.

Going it alone

01 December, 2014 by Dannielle Furness

The cliché tells us there is safety in numbers, but for many solo workers, travelling in a pack simply isn't an option.

Product recall - Infinity brand TPS and low-voltage electrical cable

06 November, 2014

The ACCC has advised a product recall on INFINITY branded TPS & Orange Round Electrical Cables (Second Tranche). The recall applies to all INFINITY branded Infinity TPS (flat and flexible) and Orange Round low-voltage electrical cables of all sizes, configurations and models that are polymeric insulated and PVC sheathed/insulated.

Transport industry fatalities too high

31 October, 2014

Continuing a worrying trend, the transport industry has once again topped the nation's work-related fatality numbers. According to Safe Work Australia (SWA), 140 Australians have been killed at work this year (as at 21 October), 37 of those from the transport and storage group.

Call for tougher drug driving penalties

23 October, 2014

According to the NRMA, one in three drivers convicted of a first offence for drug driving are getting off scot-free.

Asleep at the wheel

03 October, 2014

According to the National Road Safety Partnership Program, a Central Queensland University study has uncovered a dangerous pattern in the driving habits of tired mine workers.

Preventive, proactive, real-time intervention

01 October, 2014

According to research from the Oil & Gas Producers Association, a massive 80 to 95% of vehicle accidents are caused by human error. In recent years over 30% of workplace fatalities in industries like oil and gas were transport related; and incidents relating to driver fatigue are reported as being on the increase.

Occupational safety in transport conference

05 September, 2014

The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is once again hosting an international conference on Occupational Safety in Transport on the Gold Coast.

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