By law in Australia, your safety harness must be inspected and the results documented by a competent person every six months. In between, like all height safety equipment, your harness should be checked before and after each use.
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 […]
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 […]
From the development of the world’s first self retracting lifeline device in 1940, DBI SALA have invested heavily in training and developing of new products. They have been instrumental in moulding the fall protection industry through a long tradition of innovation and landmark contributions. The 3M DBI-SALA Comfort Grip Connector was released in 2017 and is now […]
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 […]