Height

Access Safety Services Transport Access System

28 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Access Safety Services Pty Ltd

The Transport Access System allows safe and efficient access to many vehicles used in road and rail sectors.


It’s time to update the Australian fall-arrest standard

02 September, 2010 by Michael Bermejo*

Workers who have to carry out tasks at height are exposed to some of the most significant risks for any industry. It should come as no surprise that standards bodies and safety authorities highly regulate the work methods of such workers and the safety equipment they use. But it may surprise many to learn that our comprehensive standards don’t cover the structural point that is designated to support the forces that are generated when arresting a fall - the anchor points.


Project: Minimising risks for maintenance workers at Railcorp service centre

12 August, 2010 | Supplied by: Fanquip

A major revamp of the fans and their associated safety and maintenance equipment at the Railcorp Explorer and Endeavour Service Centre in Sydney has been carried out by the Turnkey Fitout Division of Fanquip. The Service Centre, which is located in the North Eveleigh Precinct at Australian Technology Park, had old and outdated fan equipment that required considerable maintenance, frequently exposing workers to the hazards of working at height.


Is your roof as safe as you think it is?

01 July, 2010 by Simon Luke* | Supplied by: Uniline Safety Systems Pty Ltd

It seems that in a world dominated by social and corporate responsibility, little of this goodwill is cascading down to the operational grassroots of roof maintenance and inspection work. Either that, or initial good intentions are being changed or diluted by people with little regard for people’s safety or insufficient experience to make good decisions about roof safety.


WA flooring company fined over lack of fall protection

21 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.


Haulotte Star 6P battery-electric, vertical mast stock picker

03 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Haulotte Australia Pty Ltd

The Haulotte Star 6P is a battery-electric, vertical mast stock picker with a 90 kg capacity adjustable stock-picking tray. It has a working height of 6 m, a platform height of 4 m and a width of just 0.76 m.


Miller Huntsman rescue kit

02 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Designed to be set up quickly and easily, the Miller Huntsman rescue kit saves valuable time in the event of rescue and retrieval operations.


Soll GlideLoc fall protection climbing system

02 June, 2010 | Supplied by: Safety and Rescue Aust Pty Ltd

The Soll GlideLoc fall-protection climbing system can be permanently installed on buildings, towers and masts and comprises a guided-type fall arrester which glides up and down a steel or aluminium notched guide rail.


Miller TechLine temporary horizontal life line

21 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Miller TechLine temporary horizontal life line (HLL) provides safety when working at heights.


Sperian Miller Amax.2 full-body work-positioning harness

21 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Miller Amax.2 full-body work-positioning harness is designed for working in suspension for long periods of time and engineered for safety and comfort, making it the most comfortable full body harness in the company’s fall protection range.


Capital Safety DBI-Sala Rollgliss R500 rescue and escape device

21 May, 2010 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The DBI-Sala Rollgliss R500 rescue and escape device provides fast and safe rescue for a wide range of work areas.


Capital Safety DBI-Sala flotation harness

20 May, 2010 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

DBI-Sala’s flotation harness incorporates an integral Baltic Safety personal flotation device (PFD), commonly known as an inflatable life jacket, and is suitable for workers exposed to hazardous marine environments, giving fall protection, buoyancy protection and survival solutions.


Sperian Miller SkyGrip temporary horizontal lifeline

20 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

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.


Miller DuraHoist confined space range

20 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Additions to the Miller DuraHoist confined space range includes additional height options and flexibility to suit a variety of applications.


Uniline Safety Systems RoofSafe anchor cable and rail system

17 May, 2010 | Supplied by: Uniline Safety Systems Pty Ltd

Uniline Safety Systems has launched a three-part, continuous roof safety package including RoofSafe anchors, cable and rail systems which will help combat the risks for workers at height while also assuring OHS compliance.


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