Industry


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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National Safe Work Month 2017


Sharing safety knowledge and experience benefits everyone Join Sayfa in recognising National Safe Work Month. Let’s make October the month to reflect on YOUR working at height practices. How long has it been since you reviewed your working at height procedures and documentation? Falls from height is the major cause of fatalities within the construction […]

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What happens after your fall arrest equipment saves you?


You are carrying out work at height. You have put all of the safety controls in place and are using all the necessary equipment for the job. Even so, the unthinkable happens and you trip and fall off the edge. Immediately your fall arrest equipment takes effect and you are saved from a fall which […]

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New OHS Regulations 2017 – how do they affect you?


Effective 18th June Victoria’s new OH&S Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations 2017) came into effect. This replaces the existing 2007 version. But what impact will these have on the height safety industry? Links to document: Authorised Version – OHS Regulations 2017 OHS Regulations 2017 Reform The key changes that affect our industry are: Definitions In these […]

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Australia’s Most Trusted Brand


“Revolutionised our way of thinking with modular construction” “They are a highly professional group and very responsive.” “Quality product manual information for specifiers.” “Professional and valuable service with respect to roof access.” “Very willing to provide training and awareness sessions within the consultancy professions.”     It is with great pleasure we announce that Sayfa […]

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Are you summer safe? Your go-to summer tool.


Available from the Sun Smart website, this brand new FREE app will become your essential tool for summer. This handy interactive app is fully customisable:     Personalise it with your natural skin type, height, weight, age, gender and set your location for anywhere in Australia. Set up a sun protection alert and receive daily […]

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When are ladders, steps & stairs required?


Knowing which equipment to use when and where is imperative When it comes to ensuring that your roof access and fall protection systems are compliant. Correct system design and selection is paramount in fulfilling your responsibility to ensure your workers are conducting their duties in a safe environment.   Ladders, steps and stairs are all covered by Australian […]

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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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