Height > Work platforms

Lift tables

01 December, 2008

The Actilev range of lift tables and scissor lifts provides a low working profile, mobility, double and triple scissors for high extensions and a large platform for oversized materials.

Furniture company fined over lift truck rollover

24 November, 2008

A company was fined $40,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment for workers on an elevating work platform, which toppled over with them on it after becoming unstable at its maximum height.

Mutual recognition of construction induction training

18 November, 2008

The process towards national OHS harmonisation has taken a further step in November, with the announcement by WorkCover NSW of its recognition of the South Australian 'white card' as proof of completion of construction induction training.

Telehandler access equipment

01 July, 2008

The Haulotte Top Lift range of compact telehandlers have lifting capacities of up to 4 t and lifting heights of up to 17 m. They provide low levels of environmental pollution, operator comfort and safety, reliability and ease of transportation.

Telescopic boom

01 July, 2008

The Telescopic Big Boom HB86 TJ+ (H28 TJ+) has a telescopic jib which offers a 5 m additional reach with proportional controls to work in challenging environments.

Safety alert for scaffolding

27 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to the construction industry to follow adequate safety precautions when working with scaffolding.

Toolbox talks for tradies

20 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW and the Housing Industry Association (HIA) have organised a series of Toolbox Talks to be held throughout 2008.

Adjustable feet for stepladders

18 December, 2007

Branach has introduced a levelling system to allow users to individually adjust the legs on their step platform ladders, to make them more stable on uneven surfaces.

Construction firm convicted for failing simple safety steps

05 December, 2007

A County Court judge has convicted a major civil engineering company for the death of a worker, because it failed to take positive steps to ensure their safety at work.

West Warrnambool safer after week-long Safe Towns campaign

28 November, 2007

West Warrnambool businesses have proved themselves among the state’s safest during the Safe Towns campaign, but two people were found working in a way that could have resulted in death or spinal injury.

FS80 LiftPod work platform

21 November, 2007

The FS80 LiftPod is a practical alternative to the ladder. It is lightweight and mobile enough to be transported by one person on the back of a typical utility vehicle.

Corrosion-resistant safety step platform

20 August, 2007

Branach has released a corrosion-resistant version of its safety step platform.

Government report on workplace fatalities

03 July, 2007

The ‘Notified Fatalities Collection’, initiated by the federal government’s Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC), obtains records of Australian work-related fatalities for both employees and self-employed workers.

Safety warning for young workers

30 August, 2006

SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning to employers about the risks to young workers by highlighting a successful prosecution.

Folding work station

11 May, 2006

The Instant Snappy folding work station is designed to meet increasing demand for safer ways of working at height, while at the same time meeting all OH&S issues.

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