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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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Enhanced Prototype demonstrates Automated End-to-End Construction
Editorial
08/03/16 - Fastbrick Robotics Limited is pleased to announce that the company's automated brick laying technology demonstrator, the Hadrian 105, has been upgraded.
CeMAT 2016 -BEUMER will be exhibiting as a system supplier
Editorial
08/03/16 - BEUMER will be exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair as a system supplier for sorting and distribution equipment.
Frequency-dependent RFID processor
Editorial
21/02/16 - Balluff presents the BIS V processor which is designed to offer frequency-dependent use for the first time.
Enerpac Porta Power sets optimise safety and efficiency for maintenance lifting, pushing and pulling tasks
Editorial
21/02/16 - Enerpac's latest Porta Power set is ideal for maintenance applications that involve the safe and time-saving application.
Scanning App
Supplier news
07/02/16 - Signet, a leading Australian manufacturer of packaging, construction, safety and cleaning supplies and proudly recognised leader in customer service
RADCOFLEX & Shark Shield
Supplier news
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Machinery Barrier
Supplier news
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Signet's tips for creating an effective workstation
Supplier news
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Ansell to acquire Microgard
Editorial
31/03/15 - Protective clothing and condom maker Ansell has agreed to buy UK-based company Microgard for approximately £59 million ($113m).
Safety laser scanner
Supplier news
30/03/15 - ​The PHARO Safety Laser Scanner is an optoelectronic protection device for accident prevention.
PermaStruct trench
Supplier news
30/03/15 - Perma Composites has released a new technical guide for installers of Permastruct FRP trench and lid systems.
CCTV and workplace safety
Supplier news
19/03/15 - Organisations are increasingly recognising the value of surveillance cameras to help address workplace compliance and work, health and safety policies.

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