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Static line system

13 November, 2008 | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

The Travel-8 static line system and Pilot horizontal shuttle traveller permit continuous and effective fall-arrest protection across all roof surfaces and along potential fall edges at roof perimeters.


FrogLink safety anchor

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: SafetyLink Pty Ltd

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.


Tagline system

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

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.


PS: Safety monitoring system

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

Capital Safety has launched i-Safe 2.0, an upgrade to the i-Safe Intelligent Safety System.


Luminescent step nosing

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Ecoglo Ltd

Ecoglo step nosings incorporate a photoluminescent strip and an anti-slip mat that together provide clear step-edge contrast. The nosing improves stair visibility and safety, either inside or out and whether day or night.


Ladder brackets

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Borsel Enterprises

The SLE 700 ladder bracket is designed to fit most eave gutters. The bracket becomes part of the ladder system by clamping onto the required rung, allowing it to be extended into its position.


Ladder brackets

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Borsel Enterprises

The SLE 700 ladder bracket is designed to fit most eave gutters. The bracket becomes part of the ladder system by clamping onto the required rung, allowing it to be extended into its position.


Two serious falls in two days

29 September, 2008

SafeWork SA is investigating two separate incidents over two days, both involving workers suffering critical injuries from falls.


New falls prevention code to make construction sites safer

29 September, 2008

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)’.


Regional areas improve fall prevention safety

26 September, 2008

A trans-Tasman inspection campaign has found that the construction industry's compliance with fall prevention legislation has improved in regional areas.


Ladder stand-off

18 September, 2008

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.


Ladder stabiliser

18 September, 2008

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.


Transport company fined over fall

15 September, 2008

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.


Contractor fined for ladder collapse

25 August, 2008

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.


Protective lanyard cover

18 August, 2008

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.


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