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Tuesday November 20, 2018

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Work on Roofs: Retractable Fall Arrester or Rope Grab?
Safety
Friday December 2 2016

Work on Roofs: Retractable Fall Arrester or Rope Grab?

Retractable fall arresters are commonly used with overhead anchorage lines. but nowadays, more and more models are suitable for horizontal use too.

Avoiding Suspension Trauma
Safety
Thursday November 3 2016

Avoiding Suspension Trauma

Suspension trauma (ST) is a risk for everyone using a fall arrest system - one which is often overlooked by users as well as the owners...

Abseiler Killed From Fall
Safety
Tuesday November 17 2015

Abseiler Killed From Fall

I’ve been working at heights for 24 years and I can’t remember a time where things seemed so dismal.

Another Window Cleaner Falls Off Building. Why?
Safety
Friday October 23 2015

Another Window Cleaner Falls Off Building. Why?

In Sydney, another major accident has occurred involving window cleaners and façade access equipment.

How to Prevent Serious Injury Due to Falls
Civil
Monday November 17 2014

How to Prevent Serious Injury Due to Falls

Are you covered for the five main causes of injury on a construction site?

Will Your Fall Arrest System Save You Then Kill You?
Safety
Monday November 3 2014

Will Your Fall Arrest System Save You Then Kill You?

Most people today understand that when working at heights they must wear a fall arrest harness.

Qld:Girl’s Fall no Shock to Safety Group
Residential
Monday October 20 2014

Qld:Girl’s Fall no Shock to Safety Group

A children's safety group says a four-year-old girl's fall from a Gold Coast high-rise building should act as a wake-up call over the safety of many...