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Ladamax platform step range

22 January, 2013 by | Supplied by: LADaMAX

A range of aluminium and non-conductive fibreglass platform step and order picking ladders has been released by Ladamax.


Rollgliss Technical Rescue range

21 January, 2013 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The Rollgliss Technical Rescue range is suitable for rescue personnel, including descent systems to rescue rigging systems and a wide variety of accessories.


Capital Safety fall protection full body harness range

21 January, 2013 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

Capital Safety has released a range of fall protection full body harnesses for the rescue/rope access market.


Capital Safety DBI-SALA Rollgliss R520 rescue and escape device

21 January, 2013 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

Capital Safety has released the DBI-SALA Rollgliss R520 rescue and escape device with a dual braking system that provides a high degree of safety.


DBI-Sala Rollgliss R520 rescue and escape device

12 December, 2012 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

Capital Safety has released the DBI-Sala Rollgliss R520 rescue and escape device, a conventional twin-brake rescue and escape descender.


DBI-Sala fall protection full body harness range

12 December, 2012 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The DBI-Sala range of fall protection full body harnesses includes vital features for rescue and rope access work, encompassing rescue and emergency services, industrial rope access, abseiling and tower work.


Handrails and guardrails ensure safety for Australian miners

26 November, 2012 by | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

Moddex Systems has provided handrails and guardrails to Australian mining companies to ensure the safety of hundreds of site workers and guarantee operational productivity.


New ladder research calls for rethink

26 November, 2012 by

Research by Australia’s most prominent ergonomist may make the committee rethink the standard AS1657.


Fall protection system installed at South Australia’s railcar depot

28 August, 2012 by | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

South Australia’s recently completed Dry Creek Railcar Depot has a capacity to stable up to 70 railcars. The facility houses railcar workshops, access pits and sophisticated lifting machinery, where more than 50 operators can undertake train servicing and maintenance activities. Sayfa Systems was selected to provide its Raptor Overhead Rail Fall Arrest system, which offers continuous fall protection for multiple users while providing freedom of movement to all operators.


Five fall prevention tips

29 June, 2012 by

NSW Trade & Investment recently issued a safety alert after a mine worker suffered serious injuries, including the loss of his leg, after falling about 14 m down a mine shaft.


Scissor lift table solves hospital’s safety hazard

22 June, 2012 by | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

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.


Crossgrip walkway matting

12 June, 2012 by | Supplied by: Plastic Extruders

Crossgrip walkway matting is designed as a safe and easily loose-laid solution for rooftops, gantries and high-level walkways. It provides a slip-resistant surface and protects the roof membrane. Due to its flexible construction, the matting will contour over uneven surfaces and imperfections and provide a permanent and safe walkway for service staff and wheeled equipment.


Capital Safety Nano-Lok self-retracting lifeline (SRL) range

24 May, 2012 by | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The Nano-Lok SRL range can be used in place of lanyards and can be directly attached to any harness, reducing fall clearances. The SRLs are virtually unnoticeable to the user when worn and provide worksite flexibility.


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

17 April, 2012 by | Supplied by: http://www.deir.qld.gov.au/workplace/index.htm

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.


Access Technologies Cable Gate remotely operated barrier

30 March, 2012 by | Supplied by: http://www.cablegate.com.au/

Forklift accidents are an ever-present risk where workers, pedestrians or unauthorised vehicles unwittingly cross into loading and unloading workspaces. Cable Gate is a remotely operated barrier that drops in 0.5 s and automatically rises once the forklift has passed through.


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