The recent death of a truck driver who fell from a trailer near Rockbank was Victoria’s third work-related fatality in a week.
The Revolution tower harness comes with a rear dorsal dee ring with 300 mm extension for fall arrest attachment, along with frontal fall arrest attachment, confined space loops and pelvic dee rings for work positioning.
The EZ-Line retractable horizontal lifeline system eases the stress of installing, recoiling and removing temporary horizontal lifeline systems by incorporating a built-in retractor device. The entire 18 m system is easily deployed and retracted from its compact, hand-held housing. The system also reduces the burden on wearers by weighing in 33% lighter than most horizontal lifeline systems.
WorkSafe Victoria’s February crackdown on dangerous work at height on housing and small to medium construction sites will continue through to the end of March.
The updated Australian and New Zealand Standard for the manufacture of fall protection harnesses and lanyards, AS/NZS 1891 Part 1, was released late 2007
The National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) now provides an inspection accreditation program focusing on safety for maintenance workers who work on high-rise buildings.
SpanSet has an agreement with the hydration experts in Australia to incorporate the CamelBak reservoirs into harnesses and miners belts.
ACT WorkCover stated that Coroner, Maria Doogan found the 2004 death of a worker on an ACT construction site was due to the employerâ€™s failure to provide fall protection.
A 35-year-old window cleaner has died in hospital after falling about 12 metres from an office building.
The i-Safe Intelligent Safety System is RFID-equipped fall protection equipment with web-based information management to maximise the effectiveness and minimise the total cost of safety programs.
WorkSafe Vic has issued a general warning on working at height following two height-related fatalities and two injuries in the past week.
Introducing the new BLUE range of harnesses and lanyards from SpanSet. Made in Australia, these AS/NZ 1891.1 approved premium harnesses and lanyards are manufactured to ensure comfort, safety and practicality. The soft, breathable composite mesh and foam padding gives the harness form, virtually eliminates tangling and enhances the likelihood of correct fitting. All BLUE lanyards are made using lightweight yet robust double-action snap hooks and scaffold hooks and are available in plain webbing, stitch swaged kernmantle rescue standard rope or in elastic configurations.
DBI-SALA introduces i-Safe, a revolutionary safety system delivering real-time solutions for inspection, inventory control and information management. i-Safe combines RFID equipped fall protection equipment with web-based information management to simplify the management of safety programs.
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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.