Working at Heights Forum
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In the wake of three serious falls on the Gold Coast and one in the Sydney CBD, regulator Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and industry bodies are hosting a forum dealing with:
- Maintenance work on low and high-rise buildings using rope positioning, fall arrest and travel restraint systems.
- Anchor points testing, design layout and management of control of fixtures, fittings and plan
- Maintenance work on high rise buildings involving fall arrest and travel restraint systems of work.
- How to comply with the Act
Principal inspectors and advisors from the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association, Working at Height Association and Australian Rope Access Association will speak at the forum to be held on the Gold Coast at Southport.
When: October 14
Where: Southport, Gold Coast
Already booking out quickly, register now
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland reports that although the forum is not until October 14, there have already been more than 120 registrations and spaces are limited.
Workplace Access & Safety will be there and we encourage you to attend this free and important event hosted by two regulators.
Reserve your seat online now via this link to WHS Queensland’s forum site.
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Date: Wednesday 14 October
Time: 9:45 am – 12:00 pm (registration from 9:30 am)
Location: Southport Sharks Event Centre, Corner of Musgrave and Olsen Avenue, Southport.
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|9:45 – 9:50 am||Ray Billiet, Business Engagement Manager, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland||MC welcome.|
|9:50 – 10:00 am||Benjamin Bailey, Principal Inspector, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland||Work at heights – how to comply with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.|
|10:00 – 10:10 am||Russell Armstrong, Principal Inspector, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland||Anchor points testing, design layout and management of control of fixtures, fittings and plant.|
|10:10 – 10:30 am||Jed Millen, safety advocate||Jed will share how his career as a rigger ended when the bridge deck he was working on collapsed under his feet and he fell five metres onto the ground, permanently injuring his spine.|
|10:30 – 10:45 am||Morning tea|
|10:45 – 11:00 am||Paul Irwin, District Coordinator, WorkCover NSW||New South Wales work at heights programs.|
|11:00 – 11:15 am||Rick Millar, Working at Heights Association||Update on the National Working at Heights Committee.|
|11:15 – 11:35 am||Stuart Davis, Principal Advisor, Construction Engineering, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland||Maintenance work on high rise buildings involving fall arrest and travel restraint systems of work.|
|11:35 – 11:55 am||Panel members include representatives from:
|Open panel discussion.|
|11:55 – 12:00 pm||Ray Billiet, Business Engagement Manager, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland||Close.|