Continued exposure to sound over just 70 dBA can cause hearing loss over time.
An iron ore mining project in Western Australia is converting its trucks to a driverless operation, which will bring significant benefits to worker safety.
The NSW Government's Centre for Work Health and Safety has released a set of guidelines for working safely with collaborative robots.
Many machine safety-related misconceptions continue to be widespread in manufacturing.
Nine ISO standards are being adopted to assist Australia's energy transition and ensure its position as a global force in the emerging hydrogen economy.
Experience has shown that in many companies, management teams have little or no understanding of functional or process safety requirements.
As industries begin to rely more heavily on automation, the general consensus is that new technologies are helping to improve workplace safety.
With food and beverage manufacturers under increasing pressure to maintain high safety standards, it's vital to work with suppliers on tool traceability.
Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January.
Alarms were off, protocol absent when five died in explosive blowout.
Proof testing and a SIL study may no longer be enough during the operate and maintain phase.
Every worker deserves a safe work environment.
A worker was working on the roof of Car 1 of the dual carriage hoist and was connected via a safety harness attached to Car 2 when it started automatically, pinning him against a structural tie.
Oliver Nicholls took home the Gordon E. Moore Award and US$75,000 for his fully autonomous robotic window cleaner.
The design of electrical enclosures has not significantly changed since the 1990s, but the energy levels used in underground mining have increased significantly.