10 falls from height statistics you need to know27 June, 2018 by Steve McLeod, Non-Executive Chairman, Fire & Safety Australia | Supplied by: Fire & Safety Australia
The risks of working at height are often misunderstood by many people, but there are 10 crucial statistics that you need to know.
Dropsafe Barrier dropped object barrier system07 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Dropsafe
The Dropsafe Barrier system is designed to mitigate the risk of dropped objects falling at height.
Coutier Industrie fixed ladder safety products01 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Coutier Industrie
Coutier Industrie produces a full range of products dedicated to the safety of fixed ladders leading to dangerous facilities such as roofs, rolling cranes, tanks, pylons, silos and lighting poles.
WAHA launches industry code for anchor, lifeline and rail installations28 May, 2018
A new industry code for the installation of fall protection anchors, lifelines and rail systems has been launched by the Working at Height Association (WAHA).
Safety inspectors target falling hazards on construction sites03 May, 2018
Reducing falls at housing construction sites is the goal of WorkSafe Victoria, following 40 serious incidents since 1 February 2018.
3 keys to an effective confined space rescue06 March, 2018 by Steve McLeod* | Supplied by: Fire & Safety Australia
Do you have a documented and rehearsed rescue plan, with adequately trained rescue personnel and the capability to rescue an injured person from a confined space if an emergency occurs?
Are you cleaning your height safety gear properly?26 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Paramount Safety
In order to increase the life and compliance of height safety PPE, the equipment should be regularly cleaned.
Warning issued over unsafe work at heights, following multiple falls16 February, 2018
Two serious workplace falls in less than two weeks have prompted a WorkSafe Victoria warning about the dangers of working at heights.
The changing face of fall protection26 June, 2017 by Richard Millar, Technical Manager, 3M Fall Protection | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection
The impact of technology and a shift in the safety culture on work sites is leading to a more widespread adoption of and adherence to safety practices.
Don't take shortcuts when working at height15 June, 2017 by Gordon Cadzow, Secretary, Working at Height Association | Supplied by: Working at Height Association
The 'professional end' of businesses are constantly working to improve their operations — and are extremely proficient at so doing. However, at the smaller end of the market where tradespeople are working from business owners’ height safety systems, or on sites where there are no systems of fall protection at all, significant problems remain.
All anchors are not the same — the difference could be life or death13 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Sayfa Group
Did you know roof workers' lives could be at risk if the anchors they use are not correct for the application?
SafetyLink FrogLine horizontal surface-mounted lifeline01 May, 2017 | Supplied by: SafetyLink Pty Ltd
The SafetyLink FrogLine horizontal surface-mounted lifeline has a low-profile design, which combines energy-absorbing capabilities into every intermediate, end and corner anchor, consequently incorporating the line energy absorbers into the system.
Roofing technology key to working safely at heights29 March, 2017
Technology that enables employees to safely work in hard-to-reach areas on and around roofs is very important for those in the industry.
Tree safety targeted by new project20 March, 2017
Each year more than 150 workers are injured while undertaking tree work, but a new project aims to address safety in the industry.
Falling objects targeted by safety inspections07 February, 2017
Falling objects at construction sites will be the target of WorkSafe inspections during a three-week blitz in Victoria.