All Poly Products lead safe stand

01 August, 2011 | Supplied by: All Poly Products

The lead safe stand is a two-piece unit for ease of transport and storage. It has a bell-shaped base for stability, holds 45 kg of water/sand as ballast with a 50 mm fill and drain point. The tapered pole fits snugly into a base for quick assembly.

Sayfa On-Trak walkway system

28 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

The modular On-Trak walkway system is an advanced non-slip fibre walkway for access to roof-mounted plant and equipment and safe access over brittle or other risk areas while also ensuring the lifespan of commercial and industrial roof decks. This non-metallic, non-corrosive, fire-retardant fibreglass reinforced plastic (FRP) roof walkway incorporates a multidirectional surface matrix manufactured using premium-grade polyester resin with a composite fibre inlay to enhance the prevention of slips and falls at heights.

Safety alert on scissor lift table chocks

07 July, 2011 | Supplied by: WorkCover NSW

WorkCover NSW has issued a safety alert on scissor lift table chocks following a fatal incident when a person was crushed beneath a scissor lift table while repairing the hydraulic system.

Effective height safety means designing for dummies

01 July, 2011 | Supplied by: Workplace Access & Safety Pty Ltd

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.

Preventing falls on construction sites

01 July, 2011 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

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 anchor

17 June, 2011 | Supplied by: Safemaster Height Safety Solutions

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.

Sigma Delta FD1 fall arrest detector

08 June, 2011 | Supplied by: Sigma Delta Technologies

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.

EasyUp Downlight lighting system

07 June, 2011 | Supplied by: EasyUp Downlight

The EasyUp Downlight is a lighting system that enables users to replace downlight globes with their feet planted safely on the ground, eliminating the need for ladders, which reduces the chance of injuries.

Capital Safety PenoGuard fall protection system

27 May, 2011 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

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.

MSA International Workman fall protection harness range

08 May, 2011 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The International Workman fall protection harness range features ergonomically designed removable leg pads for maximum comfort and has high-visibility, soft-feel yellow webbing shoulder straps. Leg straps are similarly designed using contrasting black webbing. Fall arrest connection points are located conveniently front and rear with options of traditional quick-fit or bayonet-style hardware connection.

How often must I inspect my anchors and static lines?

03 May, 2011 | Supplied by: Workplace Access & Safety Pty Ltd

In most states, the law points to six-monthly inspections of anchor points and static lines but the answer in your circumstances might not be quite so straightforward.

Sperian Protection Fall Protection catalogue

11 April, 2011 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

A fall protection catalogue that features safety and product information to simplify the selection of the correct type of fall protection equipment in the workplace is now available.

DBI-Sala Railok 90 vertical fall arrest rail system

31 March, 2011 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The DBI-Sala Railok 90 vertical fall arrest rail system can be used for fall protection for ladder and structure climbing. It is a vertical fall arrest rail system that optimises safety and maximises freedom of movement.

Property developer and director fined after fatal scaffolding fall

23 March, 2011

A NSW property development company and its director were fined and convicted after a worker fell to his death from scaffolding at a construction site.

It takes much more than just harnesses to keep workers safe at height

22 March, 2011 by Paul Stathis

Too many people still have the misconception that the dangers associated with working at height can be removed simply by wearing a fall-restraint harness. But that’s completely wrong, as two height-safety subject matter experts point out. In this article, they show that there is much more than just harnesses to take into consideration in keeping workers safe at height.

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