If you work at height — or purchase height safety equipment — read on to find out how to shop in-line with Australia’s updated fall arrest device standards
The new Australian Standard for lanyards and pole straps aims to strengthen equipment and ensure it performs to the highest possible standards when in-use
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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 […]