Dangerous Work

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 […]

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 […]