A trans-Tasman inspection campaign has found that the construction industry's compliance with fall prevention legislation has improved in regional areas.
The Lanyard Cover is an optional accessory item for use with shock absorbing lanyards. It is designed to prevent damage while prolonging the life of the lanyard by shielding its webbing or rope tails from the various elements encountered in fall protection.
The Resist range of fall protection gear is designed to resist the detrimental effects that grease, oil, paint, dirt and grime place on fall protection harnesses and shock absorbing lanyards.
A two-day WorkSafe Victoria campaign targeting construction sites in South Yarra has identified a large number of safety breaches.
A website dedicated to fall protection products and information was launched recently by Miller.
The RetroLink abseiling and fall arrest anchor has an unobtrusive design that requires no special tooling and minimal penetration to the roof sheeting. It can be installed onto a metal C or Z purlin, where no access is available from underneath the roof.
The Live Line range of fall protection harnesses is designed to resist electrical conductivity and addresses the needs of utility workers who are faced with the dangerous task of working on both high- and low-voltage live lines from an EWP vehicle.
WorkSafe Victoria has called on employers and workers to maximise fall prevention safety after the deaths of two men in June.
A campaign targeting fall prevention in the Victorian construction industry has found greater efforts are needed to reduce the high rate of fatalities and serious injuries.
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) declared the National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in General Construction (General Falls Code) at its meeting in Canberra recently.
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 recent death of a truck driver who fell from a trailer near Rockbank was Victoria’s third work-related fatality in a week.
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.
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.
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.