The FrogLink lanyard anchor incorporates loops of steel resembling frog’s legs that expand in the event of a fall, reducing the force on the anchor point from 25.76 kN to just 3.1 kN — with less risk of injury to the rescued worker or damage to the roof.
The Power tagline system is designed to provide easy access to obstructed self retracting lifelines (SRLs) mounted overhead. The unit lowers the SRL line with the push of a button, allowing access to the SRL connecting hook for connection to a harness. Once the work is complete, the line is raised out of the way.
SafeWork SA is investigating two separate incidents over two days, both involving workers suffering critical injuries from falls.
WorkSafe Victoria has just released a new Compliance Code — ‘Prevention of falls in general construction’, replacing the existing ‘Prevention of Falls in General Construction Code of Practice No. 28 (2004)’.
A trans-Tasman inspection campaign has found that the construction industry's compliance with fall prevention legislation has improved in regional areas.
The Spyder is an anti-slip ladder stand-off device. It helps prevent sideways movement and twisting when working on or stepping off the ladder.
The Ladder Stopper is an anti-slip device designed to stop slipping of the bladder base. The device is compatible with most ladders, is suitable for internal or external use and is easily stored.
Booth Transport was convicted and fined nearly $19,000 after a truck driver fell from his tanker at a Loxton winery, two years ago, due to an oversight in safety checks.
A civil engineering contractor has been fined over an incident in which a worker fell nearly five metres to the bottom of a maintenance shaft when a ladder collapsed.
The Lanyard Cover is an optional accessory item for use with shock absorbing lanyards. It is designed to prevent damage while prolonging the life of the lanyard by shielding its webbing or rope tails from the various elements encountered in fall protection.