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Comfort Grip Connector – New from DBI-SALA

Guy Pearce | January 31, 2018

From the development of the world’s first self retracting lifeline device in 1940, DBI SALA have invested heavily in training and developing of new products. They have been instrumental in moulding the fall protection industry through a long tradition of innovation and landmark contributions. The 3M DBI-SALA Comfort Grip Connector was released in 2017 and is now […]

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Bridging the Gap

Guy Pearce | December 1, 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 Roma Street Parklands boast expansive manicured lawns, waterfalls, themed gardens and bridged waterways. With the focus to maintain the parkland serenity, facility staff had the challenge to […]

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Smarter, Simpler and Stronger – Latchways New Range of Retractable Lanyards

Guy Pearce | September 20, 2017

Latchways was founded in 1974 are are arguably best known for introducing to the height safety industry the Transfastener. The Transfastener allows continuous movement along horizontal cable. This eliminates the need for people using the system to detach and reattach to the system when crossing cable supports. The latest offering sees Latchways introducing a range […]

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Dangerous Installations Part 4

Guy Pearce | August 14, 2017

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and key players within South East Queensland Height Safety Industry have been holding regular meetings. The meetings have taken place 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 […]

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Working With Leading or Sharp Edges

Guy Pearce | 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. This exposes the users to potentially catastrophic consequences. A leading edge is found for example, when laying decking or roof sheets. The fall arrest […]

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