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Dangerous Work

Guy Pearce | February 13, 2019

Falling from heights is still one of the biggest causes of injury in the workplace. In 2016 Safe Work Australia statistics show that after motor vehicle accidents, falls from height are the second highest cause of fatalities in the workplace. Some of the figures produced by Safe Work Australia are listed below. These figures are […]

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Working Safely on Fragile Roofs

Guy Pearce | August 21, 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. Most of us understand that working with two metres of an exposed […]

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What’s New From Petzl – 2018

Guy Pearce | June 30, 2018

Petzl first started manufacturing products under the Petzl brand in the mid-1970’s. Fernand Petzl, an avid caver originally designed and sold equipment for ascending, descending and belaying. The range quickly evolved and by 1990 the first of the professional range was introduced. Since then the Petzl has become synonymous with height safety and in particular […]

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Compliance – Choosing the Right System

Guy Pearce | June 17, 2018

There is an increased awareness of height safety in all areas of todays work places, including domestic, commercial and construction sites. Choosing the correct height safety system and installers can be difficult. It is important to ensure that the height safety systems being installed are not only useable but practical, simple and meet all the […]

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Temporary Fall Arrest Anchors

Guy Pearce | April 14, 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 […]

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