The Delta II fall protection full body harnesses build on the existing line’s feature set that incorporates the No-Tangle design, stand-up spring-loaded dorsal D-ring, velcro covered label pack that protects the new permanent indented print labels and i-Safe.
The Customfix anchor point, from Safemaster, is designed to be used specifically on corrugated roof sheeting, as this sheeting is commonly used on pitches over 20° and is therefore visible from the ground.
Ladder Grab enables users to reliably secure ladder to both metal and tile roofs.
There currently exists much inconsistency and regulatory burden across state boundaries with regard to workplace health and safety legislation. While the federal government has proposed ‘harmonisation’ of the legislation, there is still some confusion around the timing of the full implementation of the proposal. The slipping timescale should not be used as an excuse to delay the implementation of the intent of the new legislation.
A multinational industrial, commercial and retail property owner engaged National Height Safety & Access Solutions (NHSAS) to audit 73 properties throughout Australia and New Zealand, to ascertain existing control measures. The audit involved a site review of existing administration processes through to the fall prevention and access systems.
Capital Safety has announced the launch of its DBI-Sala Delta Repel Breathing Apparatus (BA) full body harness range. The harnesses provide fall and breathing protection for a variety of industries where workers are required to carry out activities that involve simultaneous use of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full body harnesses, to protect against falls from height in contaminated atmospheres.
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions has developed a temporary roof anchor for use on metal deck and corrugated sheeting roofs. It is suited to tradesmen who work on residential roofs which do not have permanent fall arrest systems installed.
The TempLink has been designed for use where an anchor is required for a temporary period of time in a location that does not need to be revisited. The anchor is designed to absorb energy when a fall is arrested, minimising damage to the structure and reducing the risk of personal injury. The anchor can be used on a metal roof or a tile roof.
The surface-mounted multidirectional FrogLink anchor has been designed to attach permanently to all metal profiles with a single row of attachment holes. Its low-profile reflective design is a plus for any commercial or residential enterprise wanting to maintain an aesthetically pleasing facade. Its dynamic design reduces the load back onto the structure and person attached to the anchor from 25.76 to 3.1kN. The anchor is tested and manufactured in accordance with the applicable Australia and New Zealand Standards AS/NZS 1891.4 and is rated as a two-person anchor.
Paul Anthony Friend, who operates Latrobe Roofing and Spouting Services in the Geelong region in Victoria, has accumulated more than $65,000 in fines for safety law breaches since 2001.
The FrogLink anchor is designed to attach to all metal profiles with a single row of attachment holes, making for fast and simple installation.
The Rebel self-retracting lifelines (SRL) range from Protecta features a durable product design, increased weight capacity, high-tech safety features and more product options to meet specific customer needs.
When it comes to working at heights, simplicity equals safety. It’s easy to be seduced by high-tech harnesses but the acid test for your height safety equipment is whether it can be used by anybody.
The FD1 fall arrest detector is a wireless system designed to let others know if a person has fallen from a height. It is normally used with a sling rig/safety harness. Its purpose is to avoid a person being suspended for periods of time.
The PenoGuard fall protection system is a device that increases the safety of workers around penetrations that are commonly seen in construction, civil works and confined space applications. PenoGuard offers a solution for the prevention of falls around unprotected openings.