Dangerous Installations Part 4

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 […]

Dangerous Equipment

Sometimes during the manufacturing or assembly of height safety equipment mistakes can be made. This is a rare occurrence but over the years our inspectors have inspected some that could have killed or severely hurt the user. A customer who wanted their equipment inspected, tagged and added to their online height safety equipment register presented […]

Dangerous Installations Part 3

As predicted in one of our recent newsletters ( Dangerous Installations Part 2), there would be a Part 3. Sad to say this will probably become a regular story until effective regulation is brought into place throughout the industry. The peak body that is actively pursuing change in the industry in Australia is the Working […]

Dangerous Installations Part 2

A shocking statistic has been revealed by one of the peak industry bodies Working At Heights Association (WAHA) “……only one in three roof anchors are fit for use.” Of the 3245 anchors audited by association members over the last three months, 2260 were deemed unusable. This fact was recently highlighted as one of our employees came […]