Height > Fall restraint

Confined Spaces, the Hazards & Worker Protection in Confined Spaces

01 November, 2022

Working in a confined space can be challenging and dangerous. Here, MSA provides information to be used as a guideline for safety and protection.

Manage the risk of falls during solar panel installation

25 October, 2022

Businesses across NSW have been urged to prioritise worker safety when installing solar panels, to manage risks and prevent incidents from occurring.

Inspectors launch campaign to promote safety in tree work sector

15 September, 2022

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW have commenced visits to businesses in the tree work industry to improve safety and compliance in the sector.

Self-Retracting Lifelines: Where, when, and how to choose fall arrest protection

01 September, 2022

Selecting the correct fall arrest solution is critical; here, MSA Australia outlines where, when, and how Self-Retracting Lifelines should be deployed for vertical fall arrest protection.

Vic maintenance worker dies after fall through roof

06 July, 2022

A 66-year-old maintenance worker has died after falling through a roof panel at a Monbulk plant nursery on 29 June 2022.

Fall from height prompts safety alert

22 June, 2022

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert after a worker was seriously injured when he fell 3.5 metres from a ceiling panel.

Vic roofing company fined over serious fall injury

14 June, 2022

A roofing company has been fined $20,000 after a worker fell three metres from the roof of a residential construction site in Mount Duneed in 2018.

Company, director fined over workplace roof fall

09 June, 2022

A Queensland house-moving company and its sole director have been fined a combined $60,000 after a workplace incident where a worker fell from a roof.

Roofing company fined, sanctioned over apprentice death

26 April, 2022

A NSW roofing company has been fined $400,000 and sanctioned for nine months, after a first-year apprentice died from injuries he sustained after falling through a skylight.

Company, director fined after worker injured in unprotected fall

15 March, 2022

A residential building company and its director have been convicted and fined a total of $320,000 after a renderer fell from an unsecured plank 3.2 metres above the ground.

Putting fall protection safety first

01 March, 2022

Falls from height are the largest single cause of fatal and life changing injuries for workers. The V-Series fall protection from MSA offers complete solutions for specific applications.

Ladder safety systems vs ladder cages: the new shift

20 December, 2021 by Scott Barber*, Chief Executive Officer, Working at Height Association

Only a ladder (caged or otherwise) fitted with a fall arrest system will provide long-term safe access for workers in a way that will minimise the risks involved in climbing.

Construction company fined $320K over death of young worker

06 December, 2021

A WA construction company that failed to provide a safe workplace for a 17-year-old worker, resulting in him falling 12 metres to his death, has been fined $320,000.

At height risks in construction: a more holistic approach

17 November, 2021 by Scott Barber*, Chief Executive Officer, Working at Height Association

Despite a focus from regulators on reducing deaths and serious injuries resulting from falls from height in construction, a more holistic approach is needed.

Qld company fined after worker sustains head injuries in fall from roof

04 November, 2021

A Queensland construction and roofing company has been fined after a 2019 incident in which a worker sustained a severe brain injury after falling through a skylight.

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