Height > Fall restraint

Accredited high-rise anchor points

26 November, 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.


Hydration at height

19 October, 2007

SpanSet has an agreement with the hydration experts in Australia to incorporate the CamelBak reservoirs into harnesses and miners belts.


Falls from heights a deadly issue

05 July, 2007

ACT WorkCover stated that Coroner, Maria Doogan found the 2004 death of a worker on an ACT construction site was due to the employer’s failure to provide fall protection.


Man dies in hospital after city fall

27 June, 2007

A 35-year-old window cleaner has died in hospital after falling about 12 metres from an office building.


Real-time inspection

21 May, 2007

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.


Height safety warning follows three incidents in Vic

11 May, 2007

WorkSafe Vic has issued a general warning on working at height following two height-related fatalities and two injuries in the past week.


Harnesses and lanyards

19 April, 2007

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.


Intelligent safety system

19 April, 2007

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.


Post fall rescue kit

20 March, 2007

Work at height - is your risk assessment complete?


Frontal fall arrest harness

25 January, 2007

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.


Height safety training

25 January, 2007 by Wendy Cramer

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?


Rescue simulation at 22 metres

01 December, 2006

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.


Self-retracting lifeline

14 August, 2006

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.


Commercial harness

11 May, 2006

DBI-SALA has announced the launch of their second generation ExoFit harness, the ExoFit XP.


Alert on safety mesh

16 January, 2006

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.


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