Man dies in hospital after city fall27 June, 2007
A 35-year-old window cleaner has died in hospital after falling about 12 metres from an office building.
Real-time inspection21 May, 2007 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
The i-Safe Intelligent Safety System is RFID-equipped fall protection equipment with web-based information management to maximise the effectiveness and minimise the total cost of safety programs.
Height safety warning follows three incidents in Vic11 May, 2007
WorkSafe Vic has issued a general warning on working at height following two height-related fatalities and two injuries in the past week.
Scaffolding licence changes27 April, 2007
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has reported changes to licensing requirements for workers involved in scaffolding, rigging, crane operation, pressure equipment or loadshifting equipment.
Intelligent safety system19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
DBI-SALA introduces i-Safe, a revolutionary safety system delivering real-time solutions for inspection, inventory control and information management. i-Safe combines RFID equipped fall protection equipment with web-based information management to simplify the management of safety programs.
Height safety beats the heat at Gainsborough19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: Workplace Access & Safety Pty Ltd
The heat was on at Gainsborough Hardware Industries quite literally when a faulty air conditioner remained at a standstill all last summer until height safety systems were installed on a brittle roof
Harnesses and lanyards19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.spanset.com.au/
Introducing the new BLUE range of harnesses and lanyards from SpanSet. Made in Australia, these AS/NZ 1891.1 approved premium harnesses and lanyards are manufactured to ensure comfort, safety and practicality. The soft, breathable composite mesh and foam padding gives the harness form, virtually eliminates tangling and enhances the likelihood of correct fitting. All BLUE lanyards are made using lightweight yet robust double-action snap hooks and scaffold hooks and are available in plain webbing, stitch swaged kernmantle rescue standard rope or in elastic configurations.
Post fall rescue kit20 March, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.spanset.com.au/
Work at height - is your risk assessment complete?
Frontal fall arrest harness25 January, 2007 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
The AB119/2AU harness has been created by Protecta in response to market demand for a frontal attachment point to the recently-released tower workers harness.
Height safety training25 January, 2007 by Wendy Cramer
Falling from height continues to be one of the most common causes of workplace injury and fatality in Australia. Would specific, accredited training reduce these statistics?
Rescue simulation at 22 metres01 December, 2006
Beaver staff recently simulated a 22-metre high rescue and recovery to demonstrate to an audience of 213 why the use of standards-approved abseil equipment is safer in industrial rescue scenarios.
High risk standard for WA09 October, 2006
West Australian workers performing identified high risk work will need to be licensed as of 2007.
Anti-slip stairs and steps18 September, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.floorsafe.com.au
Floorsafe International has introduced a 12 mm thick rubber stair tread to prevent slips and falls.
Safety warning for young workers30 August, 2006
SafeWork SA has issued a safety warning to employers about the risks to young workers by highlighting a successful prosecution.
Self-retracting lifeline14 August, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.bacou-dalloz.com
Miller Falcon self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) are available in 6.2, 10, 15, and 20 m models in galvanised wire rope. The SRL features a high impact-resistant, nylon housing with durable, smooth-round edges.