Height > Fall restraint

Edge management system

09 June, 2009 by

The Arachnipod is a total edge management system based around the concept of an industrial tripod; however, the modular design enables components to be added or removed as required, creating a truly multifunctional system.

Removable fall restraint anchors

09 June, 2009 by

The ISC range of fall protection anchor devices has been expanded with the release of the Girder Grip for use in structural steel and the Dyvidag for use in structural concrete. Both are EN795 approved as removable portable anchor devices for use in the construction industry.

High dielectric-strength rope

09 June, 2009 by

The Yale Hydee Brait is a high dielectric-strength rope that is constructed from a co-polymer olefin film converted into an 8-strand plaited rope construction that provides a high degree of grip.

Fall arrest inspection tagging — safety help or safety hazard?

15 May, 2009

It might come as a surprise to discover that workplace accidents can occur just as easily from employers trying to do the right thing as they can from not following correct procedures.

Tower harness

23 February, 2009

The Miller by Sperian Revolution Tower Harness is a versatile harness that is suitable for work positioning and confined space rescue.

Small and medium construction must build safety into the mix

15 January, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria will be focusing on the construction and utilities industries in 2009, after that sector was responsible for nearly half of the state's recorded work-related deaths last year. WorkSafe has released a list of safety priorities based on last year's incidents.

Power station fall a warning to all

12 January, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a warning about the dangers of working at height, following a recent 30–40 m fall by a worker at a Victorian power plant.

Two companies fined over workplace fall

05 January, 2009

Two companies have been fined for failing to provide a safe workplace following an electrical apprentice falling through a skylight while working on a roof.

Fall arrest retrofit

01 January, 2009

The SÖLL Vi-Go is a vertical cable system that can be retrofitted onto existing climbing devices such as ladders and rungs.

Static line system

13 November, 2008

The Travel-8 static line system and Pilot horizontal shuttle traveller permit continuous and effective fall-arrest protection across all roof surfaces and along potential fall edges at roof perimeters.

FrogLink safety anchor

11 October, 2008

The FrogLink lanyard anchor incorporates loops of steel resembling frog’s legs that expand in the event of a fall, reducing the force on the anchor point from 25.76 kN to just 3.1 kN — with less risk of injury to the rescued worker or damage to the roof.

Tagline system

11 October, 2008

The Power tagline system is designed to provide easy access to obstructed self retracting lifelines (SRLs) mounted overhead. The unit lowers the SRL line with the push of a button, allowing access to the SRL connecting hook for connection to a harness. Once the work is complete, the line is raised out of the way.

PS: Safety monitoring system

11 October, 2008

Capital Safety has launched i-Safe 2.0, an upgrade to the i-Safe Intelligent Safety System.

New falls prevention code to make construction sites safer

29 September, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria has just released a new Compliance Code — ‘Prevention of falls in general construction’, replacing the existing ‘Prevention of Falls in General Construction Code of Practice No. 28 (2004)’.

Two serious falls in two days

29 September, 2008

SafeWork SA is investigating two separate incidents over two days, both involving workers suffering critical injuries from falls.

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