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.

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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Storage of Your Height Safety Equipment
Storage of Your Height Safety Equipment
Guy Pearce - Sunday, March 06, 2016

It is unlikely that your height safety equipment will ever be used to arrest a fall. It is critical though, that it performs the task should that ever occur. Read more here

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Self Retractable Lifelines - Horizontal Configuration
Self Retractable Lifelines - Horizontal Configuration
Guy Pearce - Thursday, February 18, 2016

Self Retracting Lifelines or SRL's. To most these are known as an Inertia Reels and more recently as Self Retracting Devices or SRD’s. When used correctly these devices provide excellent protection to falls from heights. Read more here

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All In a Days Work
All In a Days Work
Guy Pearce - Friday, January 29, 2016

The images say it all, but really another day in the office for the Height Dynamics rope access team. Read more here

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