While industry standards are well known and encourage a higher focus on safe work practices to avoid falls from height, there are many other risks associated with workplace safety which require working-at-height skills but do not attract the same level of legislative attention. One of these high-risk areas is that of work required in or around a confined space.
Organised by Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), the Teamsafe workplace safety and injury prevention program presents a human face on why following safety processes based on participation, facilitation and empowerment is so important.
The Capital Safety DBI-SALA Rollgliss NoWorries Double Stop Descenders have been upgraded for improved performance and tested to multiple standards to increase the descenders’ certification and use criteria.
The Capital Safety DBI-Sala Sealed-Blok range of self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) is designed to be suitable for harsh environments.
The Capital Safety DBI-Sala Rollgliss Rope-Safe Rope Grab is designed for use as a secondary back-up device for fall arrest.
The Capital Safety DBI-Sala Nano-Lok Hot Work self-retracting lifeline (SRL) range is designed for welding, grinding and high-heat applications.
The DBI-Sala Nano-Lok LE self-retracting lifelines are claimed to be the first and only sharp edge personal self-retracting lifeline with foot level tie-off.
Nothing highlights the importance of compliant fall arrest systems and correct user training more than a recent incident on a NSW building site.
RIS now has a complete range of single anchor points that have been tested and certified to the rigorous testing regime required by the AS/NZS5532:2013 Standard.
In October 2013, Standards Australia released AS/NZS5532 - a new Australian and New Zealand standard defining the manufacturing and testing requirements for anchor points used in fall protection.
The Capital Safety Fall Protection Resource & Education Centre App is now also available for iOS and Android phones.
The Rollgliss R550 rescue and escape device is a compact, lightweight escape solution that is suitable for wind and mobile phone tower work, aerial lifts, cranes and more.
Capital Safety has launched its i-Safe 3.1 Mobile App for iOS and Android handheld devices that is designed to streamline paperless inspections and inventory processes.
Capital Safety has launched its Resource & Education Centre App that is designed to provide instant access to tools that help promote best practice in fall protection and ensure safe work at heights.
The Rebel Retrieval Self Retracting Lifeline (SRL) by Protecta adds versatility and convenience to the Rebel self-retracting lifeline range.