Height

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.


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.


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.


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.


Toolbox talks for tradies

20 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW and the Housing Industry Association (HIA) have organised a series of Toolbox Talks to be held throughout 2008.


Victorian builders failing height safety

12 June, 2008

A campaign targeting fall prevention in the Victorian construction industry has found greater efforts are needed to reduce the high rate of fatalities and serious injuries.


National COP for fall prevention

07 May, 2008

The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) declared the National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in General Construction (General Falls Code) at its meeting in Canberra recently.


Retractable fall protection system

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The EZ-Line retractable horizontal lifeline system eases the stress of installing, recoiling and removing temporary horizontal lifeline systems by incorporating a built-in retractor device.


Roof rack ladder clamp

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: European Building Innovations

The Ultimate Ladder Clamp is an innovative way to safely secure ladders to roof racks. Each clamp takes less than 60 s to fit or release and can be fitted with a padlock to ensure that the ladders are protected from theft.


Workplace deaths nearly doubled in one week

14 April, 2008

The recent death of a truck driver who fell from a trailer near Rockbank was Victoria’s third work-related fatality in a week.


Retractable fall protection system

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The EZ-Line retractable horizontal lifeline system eases the stress of installing, recoiling and removing temporary horizontal lifeline systems by incorporating a built-in retractor device. The entire 18 m system is easily deployed and retracted from its compact, hand-held housing. The system also reduces the burden on wearers by weighing in 33% lighter than most horizontal lifeline systems.


Honeywell Safety Products Tower harness

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Revolution tower harness comes with a rear dorsal dee ring with 300 mm extension for fall arrest attachment, along with frontal fall arrest attachment, confined space loops and pelvic dee rings for work positioning.


Roof hatch with stairs

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Gorter Hatches Pty Ltd

Gorter provides a range of aluminium roof access hatches completely assembled with unfolding scissor stairs, which comply with EN-ISO 14122-3 regulations.


Inspectors targeting working at height

06 March, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria’s February crackdown on dangerous work at height on housing and small to medium construction sites will continue through to the end of March.


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