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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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A generator is lowered from the mezzanine and Super props provide temporary support
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Four 10-tonne chain blocks, suspended within a hydraulic gantry system, were used to remove three large motor generators from a difficult site.
New skoots from Kennards Lift and Shift lift up to five tonne
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Heavy and bulky machinery weighing up to five tonnes can be moved safely and economically with new skoots.
The tile elevator
Supplier news
31/07/16 - A tile elevator from specialist equipment hire company, Kennards Lift and Shift, made a roof renovation job easy.
Beam lifts
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift offer a new hoist for lifting steel beams during construction of houses, unit blocks and factory complexes.
Draeger Saver air breathing rescue kit
Supplier news
28/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift has introduced Draeger Saver air breathing rescue kits
Kennards Lift & Shift introduces portable conveyor system
Supplier news
27/07/16 - Specialist equipment hire company, Kennards Lift & Shift, has introduced a new, much-improved portable conveyor system.
Supplier news
27/07/16 - Lifting equipment is often costly to buy and maintain, so hire and rental can present a more economic alternative.
Why Welding Safety matters more than manufacturers may think
17/07/16 - In order to complete a successful welding task, ensuring the safety of workers and managers on the worksite is a key component
FAG induction heaters deliver energy-efficient performance for maintenance tasks
Supplier news
11/07/16 - The latest FAG medium induction units from Schaeffler Australia deliver rapid, simple and safe heating performance to facilitate key bearing installation
Schaefller's FAG Arcanol greases combat downtime and costs caused by inadequate bearing lubrication
Supplier news
11/07/16 - Rolling bearing damage can lead to significant downtime or costs, and is almost always caused by improper use or maintenance.
Quantifit Respiratory Fit Testers from OHD, now available from Active Environmental Solutions
Supplier news
10/07/16 - The Quantifit Respiratory Fit Testers from OHD, are now available from Active Environmental Solutions.
United celebrates 1000th safety and efficiency work platform
04/07/16 - Leading national access equipment specialist United Forklift and Access Solutions is celebrating the landmark delivery of its 1000th high safety

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