The Hilti Tester 4 is an inspection system to test safety bolts and fall arrest bolts on building exteriors. These bolts need to be tested when installed and every year after in order to comply with OHS requirements outlined in building regulations and Australian Standards AS 189.4-2000 and AS 4488.201997.
The Force2 shock-absorbing lanyard range is rated for users with a combined body weight and tools weight of between 50 and 160 kg, ensuring people over 100 kg will be protected during a fall, while providing no risk of use by lighter-weight personnel.
The Ferno Recovery System provides a quick and simple solution for gentle recovery of conscious or unconscious casualties who have fallen or who require immediate assistance. The system can be operated by a single person to raise or lower a casualty up to 50 m to safety.
The evolution 200 horizontal lifeline system addresses the needs of inadequate overhead anchorage structures and lengthy spans found in applications that require horizontal mobility such as truck, bus, railcar and crane rail inspection and maintenance.
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has available the JLG LiftPod, a portable aerial work platform designed to replace the ladder.
It might come as a surprise to discover that workplace accidents can occur just as easily from employers trying to do the right thing as they can from not following correct procedures.
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.
A WorkSafe inspection program of construction sites in Western Australia has revealed some areas of concern, but also some good standards of compliance.