Height > Telehandlers/lifts/jibs

Roofing technology key to working safely at heights

29 March, 2017

Technology that enables employees to safely work in hard-to-reach areas on and around roofs is very important for those in the industry.


SafeQuip Boots on the Ground range of cargo restraint systems and accessories

29 September, 2016

The SafeQuip 'Boots on the Ground' range of cargo restraint systems and accessories is designed to allow truck drivers to keep their boots on the ground while loading and securing cargo in transit.


Rope access or BMUs — which technology is safer?

29 March, 2016 by Gordon Cadzow, Secretary, Working at Height Association

Recent falls from height on building facade work have been recorded from both rope access applications and from the use of building maintenance units (BMUs). These incidents have again raised discussions on which is the safer of the two technologies.


Miller QuickPick rescue kits

09 February, 2015

The Miller QuickPick Rescue Kits are designed to deliver peace of mind during unexpected and stressful peer-rescue situations involving those working at height.


Capital Safety Australia Rollgliss heavy-duty rescue pole

28 October, 2013

Capital Safety has launched its DBI-SALA Rollgliss heavy-duty rescue pole which has been designed as a high-strength alternative for use with the Rollgliss R250 Rescue Kit, or with a variety of peer rescue kits/systems during pick-off rescue operations.


Miller QuickPick Rescue Kits

27 May, 2013

The Miller QuickPick Rescue Kits provide a quick and easy solution for rescuing a suspended worker.


Scissor lift table solves hospital’s safety hazard

22 June, 2012

For many businesses, scissor lift systems are a second line consideration and not seen as a part of the business that has the potential to raise efficiencies. However, upon closer inspection, it becomes clear why this view may be limited.


Importance of correctly locking out the free fall controls on mobile cranes

17 April, 2012

In March 2012, a worker was fatally injured by a falling load while erecting a transmission tower west of Dalby in Queensland. A 20-tonne rough terrain mobile crane was being used to lift part of the tower when it appears the auxiliary winch inadvertently went into free fall and the load fell, striking the worker. Following the incident, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) has issued a safety alert to highlight the importance of correctly locking out the free fall controls on mobile cranes fitted with this feature.


Optimum Handling Solutions Logic Lift scissor lifts

08 February, 2012

Logic Lift scissor lifts have an automatic load height detection system, using an electric eye to scan the load height in view of automatically maintaining the optimum working height for the operator of the lifts.


Powerlift HC range forklifts

28 September, 2011 by

The Powerlift HC range from Hangcha comprises 1.8 to 10 t gas, diesel and petrol forklifts, 1 to 5 t electric forklifts and reach truck 1.2 to 2 t.


Safety alert on scissor lift table chocks

07 July, 2011

WorkCover NSW has issued a safety alert on scissor lift table chocks following a fatal incident when a person was crushed beneath a scissor lift table while repairing the hydraulic system.


Haulotte Star 6P battery-electric, vertical mast stock picker

03 June, 2010 by

The Haulotte Star 6P is a battery-electric, vertical mast stock picker with a 90 kg capacity adjustable stock-picking tray. It has a working height of 6 m, a platform height of 4 m and a width of just 0.76 m.


Miller DuraHoist confined space range

20 May, 2010 by

Additions to the Miller DuraHoist confined space range includes additional height options and flexibility to suit a variety of applications.


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