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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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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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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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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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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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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Petzl Progress Adjust Lanyards
Petzl Progress Adjust Lanyards
Guy Pearce - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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

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Problem Solved
Guy Pearce - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Rope Access methods have once again been the champion in solving a potentially expensive maintenance issue on a steel structure utilised for unloading bulk ship materials. Read more here

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