Height

Height safety training

25 January, 2007 by Wendy Cramer

Falling from height continues to be one of the most common causes of workplace injury and fatality in Australia. Would specific, accredited training reduce these statistics?


Frontal fall arrest harness

25 January, 2007 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The AB119/2AU harness has been created by Protecta in response to market demand for a frontal attachment point to the recently-released tower workers harness.


Rescue simulation at 22 metres

01 December, 2006 by

Beaver staff recently simulated a 22-metre high rescue and recovery to demonstrate to an audience of 213 why the use of standards-approved abseil equipment is safer in industrial rescue scenarios.


High risk standard for WA

09 October, 2006 by

West Australian workers performing identified high risk work will need to be licensed as of 2007.


Anti-slip stairs and steps

18 September, 2006 by | Supplied by: http://www.floorsafe.com.au

Floorsafe International has introduced a 12 mm thick rubber stair tread to prevent slips and falls.


Safety warning for young workers

30 August, 2006 by

SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning to employers about the risks to young workers by highlighting a successful prosecution.


Self-retracting lifeline

14 August, 2006 by | Supplied by: http://www.bacou-dalloz.com

Miller Falcon self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) are available in 6.2, 10, 15, and 20 m models in galvanised wire rope. The SRL features a high impact-resistant, nylon housing with durable, smooth-round edges.


CitiPower and its new sub station construction

12 May, 2006 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

CitiPower realised that it had concerns relating to the provision of effective protection around its pits, for both employees and the general public


Folding work station

11 May, 2006 by | Supplied by: Instant Access Australia

The Instant Snappy folding work station is designed to meet increasing demand for safer ways of working at height, while at the same time meeting all OH&S issues.


Commercial harness

11 May, 2006 by | Supplied by: http://www.capitalsafety.com/

DBI-SALA has announced the launch of their second generation ExoFit harness, the ExoFit XP.


Increasing warehouse security

13 April, 2006 by

CWC Equipment specialises in the hiring and selling of materials handling equipment for building sites such as boom and scissor lifts, and telehandlers


Lockable scaffold access

12 April, 2006 by | Supplied by: Laddaloc Pty Ltd

Protection for builders and scaffold suppliers is possible due to Laddaloc's folding lockable scaffold ladder which provides quick, simple and safe access with the turn of a key.


Roof edge protection

12 April, 2006 by | Supplied by: Kee Klamp Australia

KeeGuard roof edge protection is a modular, free-standing protection system that does not penetrate the roof membrane. Being free-standing, the system can be used for roof edge fall prevention, walkway demarcation, stairwell and open lift shaft fall protection and a multitude of other safety requirements.


Unique Concepts fall protection

11 April, 2006 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

Capital Safety has acquired Unique Concepts, a fall protection and confined space rescue equipment manufacturing company. This merger allows the company to combine brands such as Sala, Protecta, First, Sinco netting solutions, the ExoFit Harness, the UCL Advanced Series Five Piece Hoist System and the Cantilever Rescue System Kit into one operating business to create a company that is strategically aligned to meet all the fall protection equipment needs of distributors and end users. Each of Capital Safety's systems is backed by training, technical assistance and customer service.


Don't rely solely on manufacturers' safety information

08 March, 2006 by

Plant and equipment suppliers must independently verify that the products they supply comply with safety standards, as a recent NSW prosecution illustrates.


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