Compliance – Choosing the Right System

With the increased awareness of height safety in all areas of todays work places, including domestic, commercial and construction sites it is important to ensure that the height safety systems being installed are not only useable but practical, simple and meet all the relevant standards, codes of practice and building codes of Australia. Sorting through […]

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 […]

Working With Leading or Sharp Edges

Leading edge and sharp edge work poses a series of unique risks for persons working at height. Many lifelines or fall arrest devices available do not necessarily address these increased risks. This exposes the users to potentially catastrophic consequences. A leading edge is found for example, when laying decking or roof sheets. The fall arrest […]