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  • April 21, 2015

    Summiting Safety

    The difference between fall arrest and fall restraint may sound like little more than a technicality, but the reality is so much more. Selecting one of these systems will leave long-lasting legacies for the worker

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  • October 8, 2014

    The Height Of Safety

    Working at height remains one of the greatest risks to the safety of HVAC&R technicians nationwide. And the incidence of falls continues to alarm, with Safe Work Australia reporting 51 related fatalities in the construction industry between 2007 and 2012

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  • September 5, 2014

    Roof Anchors: How to be certain they comply with Australian Standards

    Thousands of Australians clip their harnesses to Safety Roof Anchors every day. Their considered lifesavers. Compliance to Australian Standards and independent oversight through 3rd party certification are critical aspects to the design, manufacture and testing of roof anchors, ensuring the safety and reliability of a fall prevention system

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  • roof anchor

    April 14, 2014

    A building certifier’s friend: the new AS/NZS 5532 for height safety anchors

    What makes a roof safety anchor truly safe? Until now, nobody knew for sure and suppliers of roof safety anchors….

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  • AS1647

    February 14, 2014

    Are you ready for the revised AS1657 on walkways, ladders and platforms?

    The revised Australian Standard AS1657 for fixed ladders, platforms and walkways released in October 2013 plugs some serious holes. Guard rails made of rubber, for example, are now explicitly unacceptable

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  • March 25, 2013

    Safety budget success – How to plan it, fund it and get everyone on board

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  • Height Safety Compliance Inspections

    May 26, 2012

    Model OH&S laws – what it means for height safety

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  • Defender™ Roof Anchor

    September 15, 2011

    How often must I inspect my anchors and static lines?

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