Falling from height continues to be one of the most common causes of workplace injury and fatality in Australia. Would specific, accredited training reduce these statistics?
Beaver staff recently simulated a 22-metre high rescue and recovery to demonstrate to an audience of 213 why the use of standards-approved abseil equipment is safer in industrial rescue scenarios.
Miller Falcon self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) are available in 6.2, 10, 15, and 20 m models in galvanised wire rope. The SRL features a high impact-resistant, nylon housing with durable, smooth-round edges.
DBI-SALA has announced the launch of their second generation ExoFit harness, the ExoFit XP.
WorkCover NSW chief executive officer, Jon Blackwell has issued a safety alert for safety mesh used on roofs as part of a continuing campaign on falls from heights in the construction industry.
SALA has created an ultra-portable fall arrest Vacuum Anchor System especially for the needs of contractors and maintenance crews. Originally designed for the airline industry, the vacuum anchor has broader applications for heavy industry such as refineries and mineral processing plants.
The Safety Pole has been developed to help protect the life of anyone working from a height or on a roof.