Lower the risks when working at heights

11 December, 2020

Safe Work Australia has released resources about the risks of working at heights, including infographics about ladder safety and causes of falls from heights.

MSA V-SERIES harness line

01 December, 2020 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The MSA V-SERIES harness line has been designed to be highly comfortable for the user.

Ready Fence plastic work zone barrier

01 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Ready Fence (NSW) Pty Ltd

The Ready Fence plastic work zone barrier is lightweight and stackable, for ease of transport, and is suitable for crowd control and pedestrian awareness.

Tower crane audit finds limited knowledge among owners

13 November, 2020

A WorkSafe WA inspection program for tower crane maintenance has found that tower crane owners have a limited understanding of inspection procedures for cranes.

SafeWork SA issues expiation for high-risk work without licence

11 November, 2020

SafeWork SA has issued a $2160 expiation to a construction business, for allowing a worker to operate machinery without a high-risk work licence.

Ready Fence plastic expandable barrier

01 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Ready Fence (NSW) Pty Ltd

The plastic expandable barrier from Ready Fence is lightweight, portable and suitable for pedestrian and traffic control problems indoors and outdoors.

Two workers injured following scaffold collapse

13 October, 2020

SafeWork SA has urged businesses who install void scaffolds to ensure they meet Australian Standards, after two workers were injured due to a collapsing scaffold.

LifeTec Rescue Manikins

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: LifeTec Pty Ltd

LifeTech offers 11 categories and 49 variants of its rescue Manikins, which can be used for most search and rescue training, including casualty evacuation.

MSA V-SERIES shock-absorbing lanyard line

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The V-SERIES shock-absorbing lanyard line simplifies product selection by offering a concise line of standard lanyards that meet a wide range of customer needs.

Waste recycling company fined after multiple incidents

26 August, 2020

SKM Recycling has been fined $115,000 and ordered to pay costs of $18,000 following two separate incidents at its Laverton recycling sorting facility.

SafeWork SA issues fragile roof safety alert

20 August, 2020

Following two separate incidents that led to workers falling from height, SafeWork SA has issued a safety alert about risk management while working on roofs.

Construction safety crackdown in NSW after landmark fine

12 August, 2020

SafeWork NSW inspectors visited construction sites in Newcastle to ensure they had the right safeguards in place, following a number of on-site injuries.

Fatal fall leads to $850K fine for construction company

05 August, 2020

A construction company has been fined $850,000 after a carpenter fell more than three metres to his death on a building site in Melbourne.

Fall arrest anchor shows strength through car lift

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

Fall arrest roof anchors are life saving devices and when conducting work at height it is imperative to know that you can rely on your systems to perform as expected.

Scaffshield anti-tamper scaffold assembly

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: ScaffShield

Scaffshield is an anti-tamper assembly that can be applied to scaffold couplers and node points to reduce the risk of scaffold tampering.

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