A new study into reducing diesel emissions has found a cost effective alternative to the current use of platinum. Platinum is a rare and expensive metal used currently in exhaust systems of diesel engines to try to control the amount of pollution released into the air.
Category: Safety Equipment
Work safety issues in the fast growing coal seam gas industry have taken a back seat to the environmental concerns surrounding hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking. Now federal agencies in the US, one of the leading countries in coal seam gas production, have voiced concerns about worker health hazards in this fast-growing industry, specifically […]
Safety Alert – Safe use of nail guns This alert reminds nail gun users to prevent their guns from inadvertently discharging when they’re using them. It also reminds them to prevent nails from inadvertently ricocheting and hitting persons or penetrating other surfaces. Background Nail guns are a high risk tool widely used in the residential […]
Andrea Rowe has been a Safety and Risk Advisor with Safety Action Pty Ltd for five years. She has investigated many machine-related incidents and educated workers around the world in applying a ‘zero access’ standard to machinery safeguarding. Every day in Australia about two workers suffer an amputation. Australia’s work health and safety laws are some […]
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal workplace incident that occurred on Tuesday 14 June 2011 at a residential property in Auchenflower, Brisbane. A roof and guttering worker was killed when he fell around four metres from the roof of a two storey house while removing guttering. It appears he was working alone […]
Preventing sharps injury is one of the most important OHS issues for health care workers today. There is much more that can be done to protect nurses and doctors from sharps injuries like …
When you run a company, you have to do more than think about how your business is going to make money. You must take an active role in keeping your employees safe at work, as you could be …