Height > Fall restraint

MSA V-EDGE self-retracting lanyards (SRLs)

01 May, 2020

The V-EDGE SRLs are designed for fall protection, fall restraint and horizontal applications, such as general construction and maintenance work.

Edge protection company fined for work at height failings

02 April, 2020

A Queensland edge protection company and director have been fined $55,000 after a roofing contractor fell 2.6 metres, sustaining serious injuries.

Solar company charged for fatal worker fall from height

27 March, 2020

A solar panel installation company has been charged for failing to maintain a safe working environment, after a worker suffered a fatal fall from a ladder.

One worker dead, another injured in fall at Esperance

18 March, 2020

Worksafe WA is investigating the death of a 25-year-old worker at a property in Esperance.

Property developer hit with $125,000 fine for safety breaches

17 February, 2020

Mainline Developments has been fined $125,000 for serious safety breaches that threatened the safety of workers at a Victorian construction site.

Tread carefully around fragile roofing

08 January, 2020

Two serious incidents since December 2019 have prompted SafeWork SA to issue a reminder about fragile roof safety.

Three men hospitalised after falls at work sites

16 December, 2019

Three men have been hospitalised after suffering falls at work sites, prompting WorkSafe to warn employers to take fall risks seriously.

SafeWork NSW warns transport industry of fall risks

12 December, 2019

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW will visit businesses in the transport, distribution and warehousing sectors, to reduce injuries related to falls.

SafeWork NSW to visit Sydney metro transporters and distributors

02 December, 2019

Sydney/metropolitan transport and distribution businesses could soon get a visit from SafeWork NSW as part of a program aimed at reducing fall-related injuries.

Dropped tools — a killer on Australian jobsites

01 June, 2019

If you're in manufacturing, construction, forestry or any of a hundred different industries, you've got a murderer loose in your workplace.

How to maintain height safety inspections

01 April, 2019

Height safety systems inspections are a challenge to maintain. Just ask any facility manager worth their salt and they will agree.

Tool lanyards: how to choose, tether and anchor

04 February, 2019

Preventing tools and equipment from being dropped or knocked from heights is crucial.

Why material choice matters with fall arrest equipment

01 November, 2018

The essential attribute of personal fall arrest equipment is that it can be relied upon to arrest a fall at the first time of asking.

3M Fall Protection Self-Rescue Device

04 October, 2018

The 3M DBI-SALA Self-Rescue device is designed to help workers implement a simple, fast and effective rescue plan in the event of a fall from height.

Demystifying fall protection: learning your ABCs

01 October, 2018

The effects of a fall on a worksite are far-reaching and go beyond the company to the family members and even the community.

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