Working at height continues to represent a major safety management challenge for most workplace health and safety professionals; however, increasingly it is not just 'people falls' that are an issue.
A small team at SA Water set out to design a solution to enable safe boat access, as they couldn't find a suitable product in the market to address a recurring problem.
The ZT (zero trauma) safety harness is designed to provide freedom of movement, comfort and safety for people working from heights, including elevated work platforms.
Capital Safety has released the DBI-SALA Nano-Lok Extended Length range of self-retracting lifelines (SRLs).
Capital Safety has added the SafRig and Engineered Modular Unit (EMU) to its DBI-SALA FlexiGuard Access Systems range, which are portable and provide an overhead anchorage point anywhere that fall protection is needed.
The Accumax MaxSafe Scaffold Inspection Tags feature a revised design to suit a wider range of industry applications.
Designed for use as a secondary back-up device for fall arrest on kernmantle rope, the Rope-Safe Rope Grab has been designed and certified to meet an array of international standards.
While industry standards are well known and encourage a higher focus on safe work practices to avoid falls from height, there are many other risks associated with workplace safety which require working-at-height skills but do not attract the same level of legislative attention. One of these high-risk areas is that of work required in or around a confined space.
Organised by Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), the Teamsafe workplace safety and injury prevention program presents a human face on why following safety processes based on participation, facilitation and empowerment is so important.
The Capital Safety DBI-SALA Rollgliss NoWorries Double Stop Descenders have been upgraded for improved performance and tested to multiple standards to increase the descenders’ certification and use criteria.
The Capital Safety DBI-Sala Sealed-Blok range of self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) is designed to be suitable for harsh environments.
The Capital Safety DBI-Sala Rollgliss Rope-Safe Rope Grab is designed for use as a secondary back-up device for fall arrest.
The Capital Safety DBI-Sala Nano-Lok Hot Work self-retracting lifeline (SRL) range is designed for welding, grinding and high-heat applications.