Crowds at Summernats witnessed a first in the event’s history, as Red Bull Racing Australia’s Jamie Whincup treated them to a colourful burnout performance at Exhibition Park in Canberra, the first time a V8 Supercar has made an appearance at the legendary event.
This year the National Fork Lift Safety Week runs from 3rd- 7th June, and aims to raise awareness around the serious issue of forklift related safety in the workplace. The annual campaign is led by the Australian Industrial Truck Association (AITA) and is designed to raise forklift awareness in the workplace.
The event is aimed at warehouse managers, logistics executives, forklift truck operators, picking staff and the wider public to try and reduce the number of injuries caused by operating forklifts.
Komatsu Forklift Australia is extremely proud of our Sydney technician Stephen Rimoldi who has been recognised as Best Overall, Forklift Certificate III in Automotive Specialist. This prestigious award was presented to Stephen at the South Western Sydney Institute of TAFE presentation event at Smithfield RSL Club on Thursday May 24th.
The Australian Industrial Truck Association (AITA) will be holding a Safety Week Seminar as part of the AITA National Forklift Safety Week.
The Seminar will be held on Tuesday 5 June 2012 and featyre speakers on a range of topics including:
- Tyres and attachments
- Changes to OH&S requirements and the legal implications
- Traffic Management Issues and the use of forklift trucks
Komatsu Forklift Australia is once again the proud National Sponsor of the Christmas Parties for Special Children initiative for the third year in a row. Our support of this, one of the most important charity event series in the country, meant that the Parties were big enough to cater for over 15,000 children nationally in 2010 and again in 2011.
Tough Komatsu Forklifts for Bradken
Foundry work is tough work. Many forklifts would fail under the stress and strain of this environment. So why does Bradken, one of Australia’s largest foundries and mining businesses, chose Komatsu?