Height

Catastrophic fall incurs 40k fine

21 October, 2009

A cleaning business was convicted and fined over an incident which led to what an industrial magistrate described as ‘catastrophic and devastating’ injuries to a worker.


Personal fall limiters

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Miller TurboLite Personal Fall Limiters (PFLs) eliminate the need to ‘switch-out’ different fall protection equipment in situations where fall clearances change.


Branach Step Work platform

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Fluidminds Pty Ltd

The Branach Step Platform enables workers to safely operate at a height of 3.6 m with stability provided by box-rail construction.


Work platform

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Actisafe

The Height Adjustable work platform lifts personnel to the most ergonomically suitable height for a safer working position.


Step platforms

19 August, 2009 | Supplied by: http://www.branach.com.au

The world’s best platforms, for those working at heights, are claimed to be made here in Australia by Branach using a unique box-rail construction which is not only lightweight but strong.


Roofing installer anchor

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: SafetyLink Pty Ltd

TileLink is an anchor system for tile and slate roof installers that combines energy-absorbing capabilities with a profile that is practically invisible when looking at the roof.


Emergency rescuer’s harness

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: GAAM Emergency Products

The USAR Web Harness, manufactured by Wolfpack Gear, is designed to be worn by urban search and rescue professionals and firefighters.


Height sensor for scissor lift

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Optimum Handling Solutions

The Logic Lift is an automatic infrared height sensor that is available for deployment on all electric hydraulic scissor lifts.


Victoria joins national campaign to improve scaffold safety

30 July, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria inspectors will join a two-month national campaign to improve scaffolding safety in the construction industry.


Court penalty highlights fall dangers

27 July, 2009

A South Australian construction company has been convicted and fined $14,875 for failing to provide a safe workplace at a construction site, where a worker fell through a gap in a work platform, sustaining severe injuries.


Campaign to improve scaffolding safety

20 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.


Fall protection for 'hot work'

18 June, 2009 | Supplied by: http://www.sperianprotection.com.au

Miller Fall Protection has carried out a great deal of research on heat resistant materials. Using these new materials has enabled the company to both revise their current designs and to add a number of new designs, both for harnesses and lanyards.


Building contractor fined over fall injury

15 June, 2009

An Adelaide company has been convicted and fined in the SA Industrial Relations Court over an incident that left a worker seriously injured after a fall.


Edge management system

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Ferno Australia

The Arachnipod is a total edge management system based around the concept of an industrial tripod; however, the modular design enables components to be added or removed as required, creating a truly multifunctional system.


Removable fall restraint anchors

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Cannings Outdoor Power Equipment

The ISC range of fall protection anchor devices has been expanded with the release of the Girder Grip for use in structural steel and the Dyvidag for use in structural concrete. Both are EN795 approved as removable portable anchor devices for use in the construction industry.


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