Russell Transport case study: Retrofitting a hand-brake alarm

Figure 1: The equipment used for the handbrake alarm was retro-fitted, which consisted of a hobbs switch (electric air fitting) and airline t-piece.

Russell Transport has been in operation for over 90 years, and is concerned by drivers and/or mechanics failing to apply the handbrake of the vehicle while there was no driver positioned in the driver’s seat. read more... about Russell Transport case study: Retrofitting a hand-brake alarm

Safely immobilising heavy vehicles and trailers

Falls from trucks

There have been 14 fatalities in Queensland where a worker was crushed or hit by a heavy vehicle or trailer because it was not effectively immobilised. read more... about Safely immobilising heavy vehicles and trailers

Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

Man being supervised using a forklift

Workplaces in the construction, manufacturing, transport and agriculture industries will be the focus of a year-long statewide audit campaign starting in July 2016 targeting traffic management. read more... about Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

About transport postal and warehousing

The transport, postal and warehousing industry incorporates:

  • all forms of transport road, rail, water, air and space, freight and passenger transport
  • other transport, such as scenic transport and sightseeing
  • postal and courier pick-up and delivery services
  • transport support services, such as port operations and stevedoring
  • other transport support services such as customs agency services
  • warehousing and storage services.

Chemicals of security concern

Common hazards

Last updated
14 June 2017