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.

And They Get Paid For That...
And They Get Paid For That...
Guy Pearce - Monday, December 03, 2018

Slope stabilisation at Cunninghams Gap above the Cunningham Highway on the A15 between Brisbane and Warwick has been going on literally since the road was officially opened in 1927. The road has often been closed and in December 2013 a boulder nine metres long and five metres high weighing over 300 tonnes landed on the road closing it for about five days. Read more here

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Working Safely on Fragile Roofs
Working Safely on Fragile Roofs
Guy Pearce - Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Falls from heights still continue to be one of the biggest causes of serious injury or fatality in the workplace. Safe Work statistics show that falls contribute to the death of one person and serious injury of about 300 workers every two weeks. Read more here

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What's New From Petzl - 2018
What's New From Petzl - 2018
Guy Pearce - Saturday, June 30, 2018

Petzl first started manufacturing products under the Petzl brand in the mid-1970’s. Originally designed and sold for ascending, descending and belaying by Fernand Petzl an avid caver the range quickly evolved and by 1990 the first of the professional range was introduced. Read more here

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Temporary Fall Arrest Anchors
Temporary Fall Arrest Anchors
Guy Pearce - Sunday, April 15, 2018

Simply put a fall arrest harness system has three main components. The harness, an anchor point and a lanyard (or like) to connect the two. Generally, the harness and the lanyard part of the equation are simple to solve. Finding a rated anchor point can require more thought. Simple enough when permanent anchors have been installed and certified but, for temporary works in construction or roof work anchor the choice becomes more complicated. Read more here

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Comfort Grip Connector - New from DBI-SALA
Comfort Grip Connector - New from DBI-SALA
Guy Pearce - Thursday, February 01, 2018

From the development of the world’s first self retracting lifeline device, known as the SALA® block, in 1940 DBI SALA have invested heavily in training, developing new products and have helped mould the fall protection industry through a long tradition of innovation and landmark contributions. Read more here

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Bridging the Gap
Bridging the Gap
Guy Pearce - Saturday, December 02, 2017

One of Brisbane's iconic green precincts in a central city location provides locals and visitors a place to relax and enjoy the tranquility of a natural environment. The parklands boast expansive manicured lawns, waterfalls, themed gardens and bridged waterways. Read more here

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Smarter, Simpler and Stronger - Latchways New Range of Retractable Lanyards
Smarter, Simpler and Stronger - Latchways New Range of Retractable Lanyards
Guy Pearce - Thursday, September 21, 2017

Latchways was founded in 1974 are are arguably best known for introducing to the height safety industry the Transfastener, whose design allows continuous movement along horizontal cable and eliminates the need for people using the system to detach and reattach to the system when crossing cable supports. Read more here

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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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