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.

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.

Resist fall protection

18 August, 2008

The Resist range of fall protection gear is designed to resist the detrimental effects that grease, oil, paint, dirt and grime place on fall protection harnesses and shock absorbing lanyards.

Pit covers

18 August, 2008

ACO is the first approved registered supplier of pit covers to Queensland Main Roads. Types 1, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 60 cable pits comply with Queensland Main Roads specifications MRS 11.78 Fabrication of Structural Steelwork; MRS 11.91 Ducts and Pits; and are manufactured to Main Roads standard drawings.

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.

Construction site secured after dogbox falls 10 storeys

14 August, 2008

SafeWork SA is investigating a serious workplace incident, where a suspended work box fell 10 storeys at an Adelaide construction site.

South Yarra construction sites found unsafe

07 August, 2008

A two-day WorkSafe Victoria campaign targeting construction sites in South Yarra has identified a large number of safety breaches.

Fall protection website launched

17 July, 2008

A website dedicated to fall protection products and information was launched recently by Miller.

Fall arrest anchor

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: SafetyLink Pty Ltd

The RetroLink abseiling and fall arrest anchor has an unobtrusive design that requires no special tooling and minimal penetration to the roof sheeting. It can be installed onto a metal C or Z purlin, where no access is available from underneath the roof.

Fall prevention with low conductivity

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The Live Line range of fall protection harnesses is designed to resist electrical conductivity and addresses the needs of utility workers who are faced with the dangerous task of working on both high- and low-voltage live lines from an EWP vehicle.

Telehandler access equipment

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Haulotte Australia Pty Ltd

The Haulotte Top Lift range of compact telehandlers have lifting capacities of up to 4 t and lifting heights of up to 17 m. They provide low levels of environmental pollution, operator comfort and safety, reliability and ease of transportation.

Telescopic boom

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Haulotte Australia Pty Ltd

The Telescopic Big Boom HB86 TJ+ (H28 TJ+) has a telescopic jib which offers a 5 m additional reach with proportional controls to work in challenging environments.

Safety alert for scaffolding

27 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to the construction industry to follow adequate safety precautions when working with scaffolding.

Two fatal falls in June

26 June, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria has called on employers and workers to maximise fall prevention safety after the deaths of two men in June.

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