May Newsletter 2019

NEW: PA Health Check
How’s your machinery safety system?
Talking Australian Standards
Guard-rail confusion on the horizon
Reduction of Incidents
A strong safety culture makes sense
Plant Assessor Team News
Our tech space update
New Clients
Who’s joined us recently
What’s in the News
Hot Topics in Plant Safety
Technical Updates
New Types & SOPs
We’re Hiring!
Join PA as a Field Officer
NEW: Plant Assessor Health Check
Has your machinery safety system got the pox?
Introducing the Plant Assessor safety management health check

Australia’s most popular machinery safety platform, Plant Assessor has launched a service to quickly and accurately help businesses identify any safety shortcomings in their machinery management framework.

Most accidents happen because processes aren’t followed. A health check of the processes around managing machinery safety will clarify the important issues, eradicate ‘second guessing’, allow you to make the necessary changes and then alert the people that need to know.

“One of the key challenges that owners and managers face around management of machinery safety is ensuring the underlying systems are in place that ensure safety is management completed on an ongoing basis rather than one off bursts” explains Plant Assessor MD, Matt Turner…

Talking Australian Standards
Guard-rail confusion on the horizon
DR AS5327:2018 VS. 🥊 DR AS4024.2203:2019

-Paul Dean, Founder & Technical Director

In January of this year I wrote of the release of DR AS5327:2018 Earth-moving Machinery – Access Systems. The summary of that article is that the 1991 standard is to be replaced by a new Australian Standard which is a modified version of ISO 2867:2011 Earth-moving Machinery – Access Systems. The biggest talking point being that guard-rails are required on all platforms which are 1000mm or more above the ground or nearest platform. A significant departure from previous requirements of around double that height…

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Reduction of incidents and injuries
Why a strong safety culture makes sense (and dollars)

Since the start of the year, we’ve been running a series of articles that cover the four key benefits of implementing and executing a strong safety management system. In this post, we’re discussing the third ‘pillar’ which centres on generating more efficient business processes.

In short, a business that is consciously engaged with its workforce and its assets around safety is a more efficient, and thereby a more profitable, organisation. 

Managing Director of Plant Assessor, Matt Turner explains that the saying “good safety is good business” is both logically and historically correct…

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Plant Assessor Team News
The tech space is moving fast…and so are we

Over the past 12 months we have ‘doubled down’ on our commitment to ensuring the usability and value of our SaaS (software as a service) platform by focusing on growing and strengthening our technical team and tech resources.

Firstly, we have increased the headcount of the technical team significantly. The team has grown from four to six over this time and will shortly be seven as we look to add an additional Web Developer…

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We’re hiring! – Join the Plant Assessor Team

Field Officer – Plant and Machinery Inspection X 2

Due to growth, we are looking to add 2 proactive Field Officers to our team, to travel around Australia to undertake machinery inspections and assessments on behalf of our customers.

Working closely with the sales and technical teams, you will use your high level of mechanical aptitude combined with comprehensive on-the-job training, to undertake inspections using this unique, world-leading proprietary inspection software…

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Customer Success Representative

We’re looking for an experienced Customer Success Representative to bring their ideas to our growing Customer Success team!

The Role:

• Establish a strong trusted relationship with each client – make them our advocates!
• Work closely with Business Development team to ensure seamless onboarding, implementation and ongoing relationship management of clients
• Develop and maintain a deep working understanding of the Plant Assessor suite and contribute to its further development with our product team
• Identify opportunities for cross sell and upsell of our software suite
• Conduct product demonstrations and training

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New Clients
Technical Updates

New Types:

  • Bunker Rake
  • Offroad Concrete Agitator
  • Rail Threader – Attachment
  • 3PL Trencher
  • Turf Cutter/Sweeper – 3PL f/w side conveyer

New SOPs:

  • Winch Cable Pulling (trailing)
  • Pipe Lining Combination Unit
  • Soil Mixer
  • Sweeper/Scrubber
  • Laser Bucket
  • Side Tipper Trailer
  • Spiral Pipe Liner – Self Propelled
  • Inflatable Device – Landbourne
Free Digital Pre start checks for your machinery & equipment

Download from the app store or google play. Instant access using your Plant Assessor login details.


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