Every scaffolder knows the importance of having the right safety set-up for the job. And with falls from height accounting for 30% of construction industry fatalities in Australia, that set-up must include having the right safety harness and lanyard combination.
A fall arrest device is a self locking device that functions to arrest a person’s fall. There are three distinct categories of fall arrest devices. They are the Type 1, the Type 2 and the Type 3 and have very different functions. Fall arrest devices must meet the requirements of AS/NZS 1891.3. As most manufacturing […]
Height Dynamics supply a large range of Tower Rescue Kits. So…what does a Tower Rescue Kit contain? Well, the short answer is – anything you want it too. Let’s have a look at those items in detail.
Before choosing a fall arrest lanyard you should know – all lanyards are not created equal. A fall arrest lanyard for working in an EWP or boom lift is very different from one that a tower climber might use. There is a huge range of lanyards available. When you consider variables like length, material, connectors […]
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 […]