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Health and Safety – protecting the workforce
In an ideal world there would be no accidents or issues involving health and safety in the workplace. However, reducing the risks not only makes business sense, but there is legislation at both federal and state level that incorporates health and safety in the workplace.

Injuries and medical conditions that staff can incur within industrial environments include fatigue, falls, sprains, strains, trips, machine entanglements, stress and mental health issues.

A lot of these complaints can be alleviated by having occupational health and safety strategies in place. A key ingredient in this equation is making sure workers have access to the latest, compliant equipment – this includes fluoro gear, boots, hard hats, gloves, goggles, slip-resistant mats and a range of other equipment.

If you have the correct strategies and equipment in place for the health and safety of workers expect to find improvements in productivity and downtime, as well as a reduction in staff absenteeism.
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Rack safety inspections are required to be carried out in warehouses to ensure worker safety
Supplier news
02/08/17 - Paper-based checklist systems typically used in rack safety inspections are labour-intensive and inefficient.
Magnetic cable hooks
Supplier news
30/07/17 - Adept Direct has introduced a new range of heavy duty magnetic cable holders.
Wake Up To Driver Fatigue And Distraction Monitoring
Editorial
27/07/17 - Operators, regulators, authorities acknowledge the inherent risks of driver fatigue and distraction.
One worker diagnosed with diesel-fume related lung cancer every three days
Editorial
04/10/16 - Approximately 1.2 million Australians are exposed to diesel engine exhaust at work, with nearly 130 diagnosed with lung cancer each year as a result.
Safe coal dust exposure levels don’t exist: study
Editorial
27/09/16 - Researchers at the University of Melbourne say there is little scientific evidence for current coal dust exposure regulations.
 Ladder safety campaign targets men over 60
Editorial
14/09/16 - The Ladder Safety Matters campaign has been launched as part of a national initiative to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries from ladder falls
Incremental encoder for explosive atmospheres
Editorial
11/09/16 - ​Johannes Hübner Giessen is introducing an incremental encoder for explosive atmospheres in the heavy-duty sector.
Vehicle camera trial slashes speeding by more than 75 per cent
Editorial
11/09/16 - ​A six-month trial of MiX Telematics’ latest road safety solution has reduced over-speeding in fleet vehicles by more than 75 per cent.
Cortec's CorShield Reinforced Paper: the toughest protective packaging paper
Editorial
22/08/16 - Finding rust on steel bars and coils packaged in reinforced corrosion inhibiting paper is a fact of life for many in the steel industry.
RackID range of Indoor Warehouse Floor Identification Labelling
Supplier news
15/08/16 - Indoor floor identification in warehouses could seem to anyone one of the simplest way to locate products, however it is one of the most complex ones.
Cochlear tops billion-dollar revenue mark for first time ever
Editorial
09/08/16 - ASX-listed Australian hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear has topped annual revenues of $1 billion, an increase 23 per cent on the year before.
Our Retractable Security Doors Comply with Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions of the BCA
Supplier news
03/08/16 - We recently had our retractable security doors tested against various deemed-to-safety provisions of the BCA and we're compliant!

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