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.
Another day at the office for Height Dynamics rope access team. This particular task involved the removal of product built up on the walls inside a 33 metre high silo. The instability of the product adhered to the silo walls meant that accessing the silo through the base of the silo created an unacceptable risk. The likelihood of engulfment also made evacuation difficult in the case of a rescue. Read more here
Fall clearance is the distance needed to safely arrest a fall from height. Fall clearance must be calculated when writing a risk assessment for work that has a potential to expose workers to free fall arrest. Consideration must be made to obstacles or structure that may be struck in the event of a fall. The position of the anchor, the length and tear out distance of the fall arrest lanyard and the free fall distance are all factors that must be considered. Read more here
Height Dynamics recently supplied equipment for the Hollywood disaster movie San Andreas. San Andreas starred “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson cast as a Los Angeles Fire Department Air Rescue helicopter pilot. Read more here
Sometimes during the manufacturing or assembly of height safety equipment mistakes can be made. This is a rare occurrence but over the years our inspectors have seen some that could have killed or severely hurt the user. Read more here
Height Dynamics is pleased to announce the release of Petzl’s new Progress Adjust lanyard range in Australia. This innovative product allows for quick and easy adjustment for work positioning and fall restraint. Thanks to its ergonomically designed rope adjuster, which releases with a simple turn, the user can quickly and easily adjust the length of the lanyard depending on the situation. The double arm unit also allows for a transition from attachment points while maintaining continuous connection. Read more here
Height Dynamics have been providing safety solutions to the height safety, confined space and rescue industry for years. We are dedicated to providing the right equipment and advice to get the thousands of people who work in high risk activities home safely everyday. Read more here
Height Dynamics are excited to be the first company to install Capital Safety’s new height safety system the Secura-Span Rail Temporary Horizontal Life-Line. This is the culmination of an ongoing collaboration with Height Dynamics, Capital Safety and Queensland Rail. Read more here