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Access systems facilitate staff safety for port authority

19 May, 2021

The Western Australia Port Authority engaged Treadwell to provide new handrails and an access ramp, to enable safer staff access.

Ready Fence plastic work zone barrier

01 December, 2020

The Ready Fence plastic work zone barrier is lightweight and stackable, for ease of transport, and is suitable for crowd control and pedestrian awareness.

Ready Fence plastic expandable barrier

01 November, 2020

The plastic expandable barrier from Ready Fence is lightweight, portable and suitable for pedestrian and traffic control problems indoors and outdoors.

SafeWork SA issues scaffolding collapse safety alert

25 June, 2020

Following the collapse of 20 metres of scaffolding in May 2020, SafeWork SA is urging businesses to ensure that safe systems of work are in place.

Hotelier company fined $70K for unguarded cellar void

16 January, 2020

A hotelier company has received a $70,000 fine after a contractor sustained serious injuries by falling into an unguarded cellar void.

Don't take shortcuts when working at height

15 June, 2017 by Gordon Cadzow, Secretary, Working at Height Association

The 'professional end' of businesses are constantly working to improve their operations — and are extremely proficient at so doing. However, at the smaller end of the market where tradespeople are working from business owners’ height safety systems, or on sites where there are no systems of fall protection at all, significant problems remain.

RISsafety inspections and certifications

11 August, 2016

RISsafety trained inspectors provide on-site inspection and certification of height safety, height access and confined space systems to ensure businesses meet the requirements of Australian standards and legislation.

Falls victim issues safety warning: plan the job

29 April, 2016

"I often used to think safety got in the way." That was before Edward Newton fell from a two-storey building.

Worker seriously injured in fall from dump truck

21 April, 2016

The Mine Safety Investigation Unit is investigating a recent incident involving a worker suffering head injuries after falling from a dump truck at a mine site in NSW.

Stop the drops

18 June, 2015 by Michael Biddle*, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, Capital Safety and Chair, Working at Height Association of Australia

Working at height continues to represent a major safety management challenge for most workplace health and safety professionals; however, increasingly it is not just 'people falls' that are an issue.

Superior Edge safety handrail range

22 October, 2014

The Edge safety handrail range from Superior is designed to protect workers and the public from ledges, holes, traffic, heights and other hazards.

Thinking outside the box for facility maintenance safety

29 January, 2014

How do you provide and install user-friendly roof access systems that not only adapt to existing equipment but can also match a uniquely curved roof profile? The guardrail solution recently installed at a busy suburban shopping centre in Victoria required innovative thinking, products and design.

Pro 3 Products Dropped Object Prevention System

06 January, 2014

Pro 3 Products' patented Dropped Object Prevention System can be quickly and safely retrofitted to existing handrails, stairs and platforms, providing a permanent life-saving solution against the risk of drops injuries and falls from height for employees and contractors.

Pro 3 Products Dropped Object Prevention System

29 July, 2013

The Pro 3 Products Dropped Object Prevention System is designed to protect employees from injuries caused by dropped or falling objects in the workplace.

MKI Acrosafe Podium Guardrail

25 March, 2013

The MKI Acrosafe Podium provides a safe platform when working near a live edge. It is suitable for platform heights of 670 and 960 cm and 1.2 m and features guardrail frames fitted at the stair end which can be used as a handrail and act as fall protection when on the stairs.

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