Stay Safe: Schedule a Working at Heights Equipment Inspection

Falls are one of the most common causes of workplace deaths and injuries in Australia – especially falling from a height. That is why it’s so important to have high-quality installations and equipment to prevent such accidents and a robust system of assessments and inspections to ensure they are fit for purpose.

At Workplace Access & Safety, we provide efficient and cost-effective working at height risk assessments for any buildings and facilities that require workers and contractors to work at a height. Our assessments and inspections cover all installations and equipment, including roof anchors, static lines and personal protective equipment to ensure it meets the requirements of current Australian Standards and state-based legislation.
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Inspecting Your Working at Heights Equipment

Ensuring that equipment used when working at heights is checked regularly is paramount. You don’t want to wait for an accident to tell you that it’s defective. This is why it’s important to have it regularly checked by a NATA accredited provider. You must ensure that your equipment is compliant at all times and should never put off an inspection of your safety at height equipment or installation.

At Workplace Access & Safety, we can clarify your existing equipment’s safety status, carry out testing to confirm its capability and review existing certification.

As an accredited NATA height safety laboratory, we can perform mechanical testing on a range of equipment including:

and ensure that it meets the needs of the legislation relevant to that equipment.

Trust Workplace Access & Safety with Your Working at Heights Risk Assessment

Our working at heights risk assessment is suitable for all kinds of businesses where workers are required to work at a height. Whether you own, occupy, manage or provide facilities management for a building, ensuring that you have put all the appropriate equipment and safety measures in place is a vital part of your duty of care. We have the experience and expertise to carry out assessments and inspections for a range of buildings and facilities throughout Australia in line with the relevant Australian Standards and state-specific legislation.

As an independent inspection provider, our assessments and inspections are unbiased, efficient and extremely cost effective. We provide the certification you need to ensure compliance together with the confidence that workers and contractors will be safe.

Since 1997, we’ve worked hard to become one of the leading providers of height safety inspection services in Australia and work alongside Worksafe, Workcover, Safe Work Australia and relevant Australian Standard committees to develop and improve safety standards, laws and practices. We’re fully committed to providing the best service at the best price to ensure that businesses remain safe and compliant.

Need Further Information? Get in Touch

To find out more about our services or to schedule a working at heights risk assessment, get in touch by completing our online form. Alternatively, you can call us on 1300 552 984 and speak to a member of our team.
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Is your height safety system legally compliant?

Australian Standards and state based legislation mandate the periodic inspection of fall prevention equipment. It is essential that your height safety system is approved and accredited, and that all roof anchors, static lines and personal protective equipment is in complete working order. Use this handy check list to see if your system is in need of an inspection.

The frequency of inspection and recertification varies from state to state, so we work with your business to set up action plans that help you maintain your registers, complete your inspections and ensure that your site remains compliant and safe for contractors and employees alike.

roof anchor

Roof Anchor & Static Line Recertification

Anchor points and static lines need to be inspected at regular intervals. And if they are not in regular use, they must be inspected before each use. If anchors and static lines aren’t routinely inspected and maintained, they can fail. Fixings can loosen and rope fittings can dislodge. Workplace Access & Safety inspection, testing and certification services are independently accredited by the NATA so you now you can have confidence in the results.

Ladder inspection

Ladder Inspections

Workplace Access & Safety are accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) to perform commissioning fall prevention inspections.

Our 36-point ladder check will identify any damage, signs of wear and tear and ensure they are suitable for use so you can be sure your workers and contractors are protected. Following the inspection, you will be presented with a comprehensive report, including a register for your records. Read more

Defender™ Cooling Tower

Cooling Tower Access Inspections

Audit your Cooling Tower Access with Workplace Access & Safety to limit liability and reduce risk.

With the planning tools included in your Workplace Access & Safety Cooling Tower Access Audit, cooling tower maintenance is safer and simpler. Specialist height safety experts will develop your own management plan. Read more…

Expert Oversight

Workplace Access & Safety’s inspection services are overseen by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA). NATA are recognised by the Commonwealth of Australia as Australia’s national authority for the accreditation of laboratories and the peak body for the accreditation of inspection bodies and proficiency testing scheme providers.

Read more: “The new code of practice for the prevention of falls in the workplace makes ladder inspections mandatory.”

Submit your details and an inspector will contact you to discuss your inspection needs.

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