Sayfa Katt Modular Rung Ladders29 January, 2013
Sayfa’s Katt Modular Rung Ladders provide a rapid, cost-effective access solution to elevated areas such as roof tops, ceiling spaces and maintenance platforms.
Handrails and guardrails ensure safety for Australian miners26 November, 2012
Moddex Systems has provided handrails and guardrails to Australian mining companies to ensure the safety of hundreds of site workers and guarantee operational productivity.
Access Technologies Cable Gate remotely operated barrier30 March, 2012
Forklift accidents are an ever-present risk where workers, pedestrians or unauthorised vehicles unwittingly cross into loading and unloading workspaces. Cable Gate is a remotely operated barrier that drops in 0.5 s and automatically rises once the forklift has passed through.
Crane safety on railway construction sites06 October, 2011
WorkCover NSW has issued an alert to remind employers, and those who control railway construction sites, to keep workers clear of crane loads that are under tension.
Preventing falls on construction sites01 July, 2011
Too many people who work on construction sites think that it’s someone else’s responsibility to keep them safe. This is especially true for people who are required to work at height in these environments. But even the most conscientious and safety-focused worker can pay the ultimate price due to workplace safety neglect.
Safemaster Connect360 roof point anchor17 June, 2011 by
The Connect360 roof anchor point, which incorporates an energy-absorbing swivel anchor system, provides users 360° access as the swivel anchor follows the user as he moves.
Sayfa Systems Sentry mezzanine gate18 February, 2011 by
The Sentry mezzanine gate can be used to provide safety and controlled access while loading palletised items onto elevated mezzanine areas, using forklifts or other lifting devices. The gate protects the fall edge during mezzanine loading/unloading operations ensuring the safety of workmen while in the danger area.
Moddex handrail, balustrade and barrier systems30 November, 2010 by
The Moddex handrail, balustrade and barrier systems have a modular design that provides maximum strength, cost efficiency and longevity.
WA flooring company fined over lack of fall protection21 June, 2010
A Western Australia flooring company has been fined $4000 for failing to provide edge protection on a building site after a subcontractor fell 2.4 m through an unprotected stairwell void.
Sperian Miller SkyGrip temporary horizontal lifeline20 May, 2010 by
Engineered to be attached to a steel or concrete structure and using a stanchion-style system, the Miller SkyGrip Temporary Horizontal Lifeline requires minimum effort to install and provides those working at height with continuous fall protection and horizontal mobility.
Campaign to improve scaffolding safety20 July, 2009
The safety of scaffolding in the construction industry will receive attention from South Australian workplace safety inspectors as part of a national campaign.
Fine and compensation over service lift fatality12 May, 2009
A company that operated an Adelaide function centre has been fined and ordered to pay compensation to the sons of a man killed by a service lift on its premises.
Construction safety inspections reveal problems with falls and electricity27 April, 2009
A WorkSafe inspection program of construction sites in Western Australia has revealed some areas of concern, but also some good standards of compliance.
Investigation into 13-storey equipment fall19 March, 2009
SafeWork SA is investigating an incident that occurred last Monday in Pirie Street, Adelaide, where equipment fell from the 13th storey of a building under construction.
Update on Prahran scaffold collapse26 February, 2009
WorkSafe Victoria issued three safety improvement notices following a scaffold collapse in in Melbourne and issued a warning to employers to ensure their workplace is safe for both workers and the community.