Height

Leading edge fall protection — defining the risk

01 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: MSA Pacific Asia

With the increase of awareness around working at height, the use of SRLs as a means of effective anchoring and work positioning has also increased.


Miller tool lanyard range

14 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Miller tool lanyards are engineered to provide a safe, simple and reliable tethering of tools for construction personnel when working at heights.


Telesteps telescopic ladder range

17 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Warequip

The Telesteps telescopic ladder range is made from anodised aluminium with GRP fittings, which makes them strong, lightweight and durable.


Genie Lift Guard contact alarm for working at heights

05 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Genie Australia

The Genie Lift Guard is a contact alarm prototype for slab scissor and vertical mast lifts.


10 falls from height statistics you need to know

27 June, 2018 by Steve McLeod, Non-Executive Chairman, Fire & Safety Australia | Supplied by: Fire & Safety Australia

The risks of working at height are often misunderstood by many people, but there are 10 crucial statistics that you need to know.


Dropsafe Barrier dropped object barrier system

07 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Dropsafe

The Dropsafe Barrier system is designed to mitigate the risk of dropped objects falling at height.


Coutier Industrie fixed ladder safety products

01 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Coutier Industrie

Coutier Industrie produces a full range of products dedicated to the safety of fixed ladders leading to dangerous facilities such as roofs, rolling cranes, tanks, pylons, silos and lighting poles.


WAHA launches industry code for anchor, lifeline and rail installations

28 May, 2018 by

A new industry code for the installation of fall protection anchors, lifelines and rail systems has been launched by the Working at Height Association (WAHA).


Safety inspectors target falling hazards on construction sites

03 May, 2018 by

Reducing falls at housing construction sites is the goal of WorkSafe Victoria, following 40 serious incidents since 1 February 2018.


3 keys to an effective confined space rescue

06 March, 2018 by Steve McLeod* | Supplied by: Fire & Safety Australia

Do you have a documented and rehearsed rescue plan, with adequately trained rescue personnel and the capability to rescue an injured person from a confined space if an emergency occurs?


Are you cleaning your height safety gear properly?

26 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Paramount Safety

In order to increase the life and compliance of height safety PPE, the equipment should be regularly cleaned.


Warning issued over unsafe work at heights, following multiple falls

16 February, 2018 by

Two serious workplace falls in less than two weeks have prompted a WorkSafe Victoria warning about the dangers of working at heights.


The changing face of fall protection

26 June, 2017 by Richard Millar, Technical Manager, 3M Fall Protection | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The impact of technology and a shift in the safety culture on work sites is leading to a more widespread adoption of and adherence to safety practices.


Don't take shortcuts when working at height

15 June, 2017 by Gordon Cadzow, Secretary, Working at Height Association | Supplied by: Working at Height Association

The 'professional end' of businesses are constantly working to improve their operations — and are extremely proficient at so doing. However, at the smaller end of the market where tradespeople are working from business owners’ height safety systems, or on sites where there are no systems of fall protection at all, significant problems remain.


All anchors are not the same — the difference could be life or death

13 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

Did you know roof workers' lives could be at risk if the anchors they use are not correct for the application?


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