HEIGHT SAFETY BLOG

Welcome to Height Dynamics information and news blog. We use our blog to provide you with a short burst of industry news and updates, new product releases and promotions and, our personal favourite, “Dangerous Things We See Onsite". Here you'll find everything you would want to know about a full range of height safety, confined space and rescue all conveniently located in one space.

Dangerous Installations Part 4
Dangerous Installations Part 4
Guy Pearce - Monday, August 14, 2017

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and key players within South East Queensland Height Safety Industry have been holding regular meetings to ensure that the interpretation of the WHS Act 2011 and the relevant parts of AS1891.4 and AS4488.2 is clear and that the responsibility of installers, users and owners of height safety anchors and systems is understood. Read more here

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Working With Leading or Sharp Edges
Working With Leading or Sharp Edges
Guy Pearce - Friday, July 14, 2017

Leading edge and sharp edge work poses a series of unique risks for persons working at height. Many lifelines or fall arrest devices available do not necessarily address these increased risks and expose the users to potentially catastrophic consequences. Read more here

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Designed and Manufactured by Height Dynamics
Designed and Manufactured by Height Dynamics
Guy Pearce - Monday, May 22, 2017

One of Height Dynamics best kept secrets is our soft-goods manufacturing department. Originally started to provide equipment for the emerging rope access industry we have diversified and now supply a larger range of products. Read more here

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Spanset's New iPlus Range of Harnesses
Spanset's New iPlus Range of Harnesses
Guy Pearce - Saturday, January 07, 2017

Spanset’s new range of premium iPlus harnesses showcases some of their latest technology. The harnesses have been re-designed, are manufactured with the new iWeb “inspection ready” webbing and use a premium padding with increased ventilation and an ergonomically supportive waistband.  Read more here

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Rope Access Training
Rope Access Training
Guy Pearce - Saturday, December 17, 2016

Height Dynamics is excited to announce that our new training facility at Kedron has been completed. Height Dynamics offer a range of height safety, rope rescue, rope access and confined space training courses. The new facility will further allow our trainers to expose students with a practical experience that translates across to the work environment. Read more here

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Rescue Descenders
Rescue Descenders
Guy Pearce - Sunday, July 03, 2016

There are a variety of descenders available on the market. Most of these descenders are rated to between 140 to 200 kg. This rating is ideal for single person use but may not be suitable for evacuation of two persons in a rescue scenario. These descenders usually require extra friction (e.g. directing the rope through additional carabiners) to allow them to be safely used at the higher end of their rated load. In some cases the manufacturer states that “descent control becomes very difficult, and unforgiving of any operator error or incident during the operation.”  Read more here

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Fall Arrest vs Fall Restraint
Fall Arrest vs Fall Restraint
Guy Pearce - Monday, June 13, 2016

The Standard AS/NZS 1891.4 2009 has omitted “total restraint” and the use of “restraint equipment” from its scope. It states that it “aims to prevent fall arrest situations being misclassified as total restraint and the consequential provision of inappropriate protection systems.”  Read more here

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What Fall Arrest Harness Should I Choose?
What Fall Arrest Harness Should I Choose?
Guy Pearce - Monday, May 02, 2016

Before purchasing a fall arrest harness buyers should note that they are not all the same. A compliance level harness will have limited or no extra features while a specialty harness will have unique features to meet specific applications or non-standard environments.  Read more here

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Why Use Rope Access?
Why Use Rope Access?
Guy Pearce - Sunday, March 13, 2016

The low impact and versatility of a rope access team can mean that jobs normally requiring extensive scaffolding, road and pedestrian traffic control, expensive labour costs and disruption to tenants, can be done quickly and efficiently with limited disruption at a comparatively low cost.  Read more here

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