The revised Australian Standard AS1657 for fixed ladders, platforms and walkways released in October 2013 plugs some serious holes. Guard rails made of rubber, for example, are now explicitly unacceptable.
How do you provide and install user-friendly roof access systems that not only adapt to existing equipment but can also match a uniquely curved roof profile? The guardrail solution recently installed at a busy suburban shopping centre in Victoria required innovative thinking, products and design.
Pro 3 Products' patented Dropped Object Prevention System can be quickly and safely retrofitted to existing handrails, stairs and platforms, providing a permanent life-saving solution against the risk of drops injuries and falls from height for employees and contractors.
The DBI-SALA Rollgliss Technical Rescue range of Static Kernmantle rope and cord includes a selection of high-strength and hard-wearing ropes that deliver good resistance to minor cuts, abrasions, chemicals, grime and heat.
The DBI-SALA Rollgliss Technical Rescue pre-sewn Prusik loops range eliminates the use of knots that could become loose.
The DBI-SALA Rollgliss Technical Rescue Litter Bridle allows rescue personnel to safely and efficiently rig a rescue stretcher with a rated lifting bridle that allows both a vertical and horizontal lifting capacity.
The architectural design of the Sydney-based 8 Chifley Square mixed-use, multilevel, commercial development includes magnificent glass atriums at multiple levels. While the beautiful design provides the building with natural light and warmth, maintenance was a problem. The Raptor Groove rigid rail system is designed for work positioning and suited all the requirements of this unique architectural structure.
Capital Safety has launched its DBI-SALA Saflok fall protection mining anchors.
Capital Safety has launched its DBI-SALA Rollgliss heavy-duty rescue pole which has been designed as a high-strength alternative for use with the Rollgliss R250 Rescue Kit, or with a variety of peer rescue kits/systems during pick-off rescue operations.
With an easy-to-use, lightweight yet durable design, the Kernmantle Rope Pole Strap range was engineered to meet the demands of linesmen for work positioning, restraint and assisted climbing when the use of a rope pole strap is preferred.