Workplace Access & Safety’s operations and services are independently accredited by key testing and standards associations:

NATA Accredited Testing

NATA is the authority that provides independent assurance of technical competence through a proven network of best practice industry experts.

The criteria for determining a facility’s competence are based on the relevant international standard (e.g. ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 15189, ISO/IEC 17020). NATA provides assessment, accreditation and training services to laboratories and technical facilities throughout Australia and internationally. Visit the NATA website and search either ‘Workplace Access and Safety’ or ‘19106’ to verify our accreditation.

Fall Prevention Inspections

Workplace Access & Safety have been accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) to perform fall prevention inspections on:

Fall arrest systems
Commissioning and in-service inspection and load testing

 

Anchorages and holding points
Commissioning and in-service inspection and on-site static load testing

 

Ladders
Commissioning inspection

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Mechanical Testing

Workplace Access & Safety are accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) to perform mechanical testing of:

Lifting gear and tensioning and staying systems
Anchorages and supports
Static and dynamic strength tests of single-point anchor devices by the methods of AS/NZS 5532

Structural assemblies
Protective enclosures, fences and safety barriers
Load tests on guardrail posts and guardrails by the methods of AS 1657 for the purposes of determining compliance with The Building Code of Australia (2014) Section D2.18

Ladders
Load tests on fixed ladders and stairways by the methods of AS 1657 Appendices D and F

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Nationally Recognised Training
Workplace Access & Safety is a Nationally Registered Training Organisation (Reg. 22156). Fully accredited for training unit RIIWHS204D: Work Safely at Heights, our training is performed fully certified and experienced height safety experts.

Work At Height Association

 

Meeting WAHA requirements
Workplace Access & Safety’s services meet the requirements of the Working At Height Association, which advocates safety at height on behalf of Australia’s manufacturers and installers of fall prevention equipment.

Memberships

Workplace Access & Safety are members of, and actively involved with a number of key industry standards bodies. These include:

  • Standards Australia – representing the Master Builders of Australia on standards committee AS 1657-2013 (Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders – design, construction and installation).
  • Registered commercial builder (Victoria, NSW, QLD, ACT, SA, WA)
  • Facility Managers Association of Australia
  • Institute of Hospital Engineers Association
  • Safety Institute of Australia
  • Master Builders Association of Australia
  • Australian Institute of Hotel Engineers
  • Institute of Hospital Engineers Australia
  • AIRAH – Member
  • Australian Institute of Petroleum