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Could this be our worst year ever?


Since 2003, when Safe Work Australia first began collecting statistics, the average number of fatalities resulting from falls at height has hovered around the 26-28 deaths per year. While this is still a totally unacceptable amount of lives lost, we have felt to a certain extent that things were relatively stable. However upon the release […]

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Behind these happy faces is a tragic story


Imagine making one careless decision that caused your life to change forever. Not to mention the impact on all those who care about and depend on you.      Russ Youngstrum and his wife face the consequences of his disregard for his own safety on a daily basis. His tragic story is compelling and it […]

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Ted’s Story – A wake up call for us all


Sometimes providing a high level of training, education and support is not enough. At the end of the day, the responsibility for your safety relies on one thing and one thing only – YOU.     Ted Newton was well and truly aware of how important safety at his workplace was. His employer, Unitywater, have […]

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Stairway to Safety


Climbing a 518 metre tower – a better way Last year we featured amazing footage of a free climb up the world’s tallest radio tower. At the time there was some discussion regarding the legality of climb as the climbers did not use any form of height safety equipment. Since that time, Safety One Training has produced […]

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The top 5 reasons people think height safety doesn’t concern them


Are you guilty of these assumptions?   View our video for the top 5 common misconceptions people have about their working at height responsibilities.  Our Working at Heights Manual gives more details on your responsibilities. Want more information? Check out our Industry Information Page. Here you can find links to all of the common industry websites and […]

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Amazing footage of repairs on Rio landmark


One of New Seven Wonders of The World     With all the buzz around Rio de Janeiro with the 2016 Olympics we should also recognise that it is host to one of the most amazing statues in the world. Now proudly boasting it’s status as one of the New Seven Wonders Of The Modern World, this […]

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The 10 most useful apps for people working at heights


Stuck on a roof and don't have the right tools? Use your phone! We’ve been searching and have found a some helpful FREE APPS that you might find useful.    1.  WEATHERZONE WEATHER for iPhone and Android Current weather conditions and accurate local forecasts so you can plan your day. 2.  CALCULATOR for iPhone and Android Simple and easy to use […]

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Repairing the Forth Road Bridge


In December 2015 work to repair defects in the steelwork began on the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland. This large suspension bridge spans just over 2.5 kilometres in length and its longest span is 1006 metres between the two main towers. These towers are constructed of welded cellular high tensile steel and rise up over […]

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