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  • October 2, 2017

    IHEA 2017

    Join next week’s IHEA Healthcare Facilities Management Conference (HFMC 2017) to hear the amazing story of the engineering challenges faced at Epworth Hospital’s new Richmond build.

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  • Defender roof Walkway, Guardrail and Roof Access System installed on tiled roof

    July 26, 2017

    AIRAH research into HVAC industry uncovers biggest safety risk

    AIRAH’s Safety in the HVAC&R Industry report touches on something important: access to rooftop plant is often forgotten at the design stage

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  • Height Safety Ladders

    June 1, 2017

    Ladders, steps and stairs. What to use and when

    Ladders are pretty straightforward, right? Think again. The Australian Standard AS 1657 is very specific in defining platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders. Unfortunately, far too many buildings have the wrong ladder in the wrong place, exposing their owners to court action in the event of a tragic fall. The following is a handy overview of the requirements surrounding ladders, steps and stairs.

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  • May 23, 2017

    Want to join the team?

    We’ve launched a careers page! If you’re passionate about safety then we want to hear from you.

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  • April 20, 2017

    Clever cooling tower access saves Hutchinson 28 per cent

    Clever design has shaved 28 per cent off the cost of cooling tower access equipment, netting a Hutchinson Builders refurbishment project tens of thousands of dollars in material savings and thousands more in installation time.

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  • Ladder inspection

    April 13, 2017

    Book a ladder inspection today

    Ladders are Australia’s number one cause of falls related workplace fatalities and a leading cause of serious injuries in the workplace, book a ladder inspection today.

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    January 23, 2017

    Making Cooling Tower Maintenance Lower Cost and Lower Risk

    In the wake of legionella outbreaks in Sydney’s CBD, Carl Sachs talks about the high risks involved in accessing cooling towers and how to make cooling tower access manageable.

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  • October 12, 2016

    The Height of Safety

    Mining Australasia chats to fall prevention expert Carl Sachs about current issues in the height safety industry.

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  • October 9, 2016

    Designing for safe work at heights breakfast

    WorkSafe joined Workplace Access & Safety to talk about WorkSafe’s Prevention of Falls Focus Campaign and industry expert Carl Sachs demonstrated how to put their advice into practice.

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  • September 29, 2016

    Effective height safety means designing for dummies

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