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.
CitiPower and its new sub station construction12 May, 2006 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
CitiPower realised that it had concerns relating to the provision of effective protection around its pits, for both employees and the general public
Commercial harness11 May, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.capitalsafety.com/
DBI-SALA has announced the launch of their second generation ExoFit harness, the ExoFit XP.
Folding work station11 May, 2006 | Supplied by: Instant Access Australia
The Instant Snappy folding work station is designed to meet increasing demand for safer ways of working at height, while at the same time meeting all OH&S issues.
Increasing warehouse security13 April, 2006
CWC Equipment specialises in the hiring and selling of materials handling equipment for building sites such as boom and scissor lifts, and telehandlers
Roof edge protection12 April, 2006 | Supplied by: Kee Klamp Australia
KeeGuard roof edge protection is a modular, free-standing protection system that does not penetrate the roof membrane. Being free-standing, the system can be used for roof edge fall prevention, walkway demarcation, stairwell and open lift shaft fall protection and a multitude of other safety requirements.
Lockable scaffold access12 April, 2006 | Supplied by: Laddaloc Pty Ltd
Protection for builders and scaffold suppliers is possible due to Laddaloc's folding lockable scaffold ladder which provides quick, simple and safe access with the turn of a key.
Unique Concepts fall protection11 April, 2006 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
Capital Safety has acquired Unique Concepts, a fall protection and confined space rescue equipment manufacturing company. This merger allows the company to combine brands such as Sala, Protecta, First, Sinco netting solutions, the ExoFit Harness, the UCL Advanced Series Five Piece Hoist System and the Cantilever Rescue System Kit into one operating business to create a company that is strategically aligned to meet all the fall protection equipment needs of distributors and end users. Each of Capital Safety's systems is backed by training, technical assistance and customer service.
Don't rely solely on manufacturers' safety information08 March, 2006
Plant and equipment suppliers must independently verify that the products they supply comply with safety standards, as a recent NSW prosecution illustrates.
Ladder locking system13 February, 2006 | Supplied by: Laddaloc Pty Ltd
Scaf-Loc is a ladder that attaches to any heavy-duty scaffold and is able to be opened or locked in moments. Either the site supervisor can open the ladder in the morning, or tradesmen can be provided with a key to access the scaffold when required. At the end of the day, or when no work is required on the scaffold, the ladder is locked, preventing unauthorised access. This helps to protect the builder's/developer's duty of care while providing a complete scaffold for tradesmen to use.
Alert on safety mesh16 January, 2006
WorkCover NSW chief executive officer, Jon Blackwell has issued a safety alert for safety mesh used on roofs as part of a continuing campaign on falls from heights in the construction industry.
F3SX safety controller19 June, 2005 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd
Omron Electronics has released the F3SX safety controller. This controller is an all-in-one safety control system, flexible enough to easily be integrated into almost any safety application.
Safety anchor20 July, 2004 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
SALA has created an ultra-portable fall arrest Vacuum Anchor System especially for the needs of contractors and maintenance crews. Originally designed for the airline industry, the vacuum anchor has broader applications for heavy industry such as refineries and mineral processing plants.