HEIGHT SAFETY BLOG
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And They Get Paid For That…?
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. In December 2013 a boulder nine metres long and five metres high weighing over 300 tonnes landed on the road […]
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 […]
Working Safely on Fragile Roofs
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 […]
What’s New From Petzl – 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 […]
Compliance – Choosing the Right System
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 […]