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New Industry Code – Anchors, Lifelines & Rail Systems


Released in July 2018 by WAHA, the Working At Height Association, this code is a welcome addition to the height safety industry. Why has this code been written? As many of you will be aware, the height safety industry has been, for the most part, governed by self-certification. As an industry, there has been a […]

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Update to Australian Standard AS1657:2018


UPDATED 21.08.2018 Do your systems comply? With the changes to the AS1657:2018 is it time to check if your buildings, practices and systems are still up to standard? Contact the sales team on 1300 301 755 or sales@sayfa.com.au to organise a height safety audit. Why not conduct our 3 minute HEIGHT SAFETY HEALTH CHECK and […]

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Don’t fall for the hidden dangers of skylights


The hidden danger of unprotected skylights has again been highlighted after a UK worker fell approximately 3.3 metres through a perspex skylight. The worker sustained a broken shoulder, head injury, a partially collapsed lung and three broken ribs, spending three days in hospital. Additionally, he was forced to be off work for 18 months and […]

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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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When are ladders, steps, stairs & guardrails required?


UPDATED AUGUST 2018 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, stairs and guardrails are all covered by Australian Standard AS/NZS1657:2018 and these must be adhered to […]

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Revision to Code of Practice – Managing the risk of falls


A revision to Safe Work Australia’s “Managing the Risk of Falls at Workplaces – Code of Practice” has seen the maximum energy absorber extension measurement changed from 1.9M to 1.7M. Whilst not much of a difference, this still gives rise to discussion on the safe distance that needs to be considered when using and installing […]

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Adjustable End Stanchion – Product Update


Murray runs through this product update to the TRAVEL8 End Stanchion Kit. The bracket, which now incorporates three holes, allows the adjustment of the bracket to a greater variety of angles. This enables much more flexibility when positioning the system. Once you have set it to the angle required it is then assembled in the […]

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