Common Workplace Injuries in Warehouses

  Workers running around carrying, pushing, and pulling different equipment is a common sight in warehouses. Without a doubt, working in highly technical environments can even be a source of workplace injuries. To better manage a warehouse and minimise accidents and injuries, it is best to be familiar with the following common injuries: 1. Heavy equipment […]

Uses of Expandable Barriers

Uses of Expandable Barriers

  Safety barriers are commonly used to prevent access into certain areas and to prevent people being exposed to danger. These expandable barriers exist to reduce incidents and help the flow of traffic and people in any given situation. Because of their expandable features, they are flexible, mobile, and easy to place in a needed are. Here are a […]

The Human Factor of Forklift Safety

The Human Factor of Forklift Safety

Human factors also impact forklift safety. While the workplace risks have implications on safety, a worker’s personal conditions, impact on their ability to work safely. The use of alcohol and/or other drugs may be one of the contributing factors. Alcohol and other drugs usage have become prevalent and a safety issue that affects a worker’s […]

Is the Risk Worth the Cost? 

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Forklifts are among the most frequently used pieces of equipment in the workplace; because they are small compact machines, designed to navigate very narrow aisle and have a great lifting capacity.     They are efficient for moving heavy goods and supplies from one place to another with little effort; yet the most dangerous and cause serious accidents.     There are many […]

Cost of forklift accident Vs cost of prevention

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Forklift near misses happen everyday and most go unrecorded. Accidents can happen just far too quickly. Possible scenarios Forklift hits main conveyor line halting dispatch for multiple days until repaired Forklift hits and injures staff member walking in factory Forklift hits end of pallet racking bringing it all down Forklift hits structural column weakening support […]

CASE STUDY: AUSTRALIA POST- MELBOURNE GATEWAY FACILITY

CASE STUDY: AUSTRALIA POST- MELBOURNE GATEWAY FACILITY

Verge Safety Barriers helps businesses solve their workplace safety issues by upgrading traffic management plans and installing appropriate products to create a safe working environment. Project: Australia Post Melbourne Gateway Facility Location: Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine VIC Year: 2018 Product: 3 ULD storage compounds (103) lin meters of 5.5m high Verge Hy-Wall barrier 60 lin metres of Verge […]

CASE STUDY: USG BORAL

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Verge Safety Barriers helps businesses solve their workplace safety issues by upgrading traffic management plans and installing appropriate products to create a safe working environment. Project: USG Boral Location: Camilla, NSW Year: 2017 Product: 283 lineal metres of HD series Barrier 15 x 1 metre wide V-Gates 8x 1 metre wide Verge Vivid Gates 3x […]