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Waterhall Shopping Centre

Work at Heights Safely & with Total Confidence

Waterhall Shopping Centre is a brand new retail development located in South Guildford, consisting of IGA supermarket, speciality stores, medical centre and community tenancy. Recognising the existing heritage surrounds, the development of Waterhall Shopping Centre uses traditional brick construction and architecture in a contemporary way. The building is six metres high, which spells potential danger for personnel working on the roof level. With the combination of over 20 years work-at-he...
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Revised AS1657 Standard sets Major Changes on Walkways, Ladders and Platforms

The revised Australian Standard AS1657 since the last update 21 years ago reflects changes in the industry and seeks to align current Work Health Safety (WHS) regulations and the National Construction Code (NCC). This Standard has a focus on greater safety for personnel who need to access areas for operating, inspection, maintenance and servicing purposes. The four biggest changes to AS1657 Standard involve selection, labelling, guardrail testing and the design of fixed ladders. The most s...
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How to choose the right safety harness?

Occupations that involve working at height such as roofing, construction, crane, etc are a risky job. The workeven fatalities that commonly occur when working at heights. Safety harness generally includes three components: full size body safety harness, an anchorage, a line/tether that ties you to fixed structure. You may spend hours on searching a right harness and only left with frustration. The very first thing to consider when selecting a harness is the categories of your job specialty...
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Does Your Working Environment Comply with the Australian Height Safety Laws?

Construction employers are responsible for providing a safe working environment. Responsible contractors make every effort to ensure the highest levels of safety for everyone who works on the site. This includes direct contractor employees and those who service the site as subcontractors. FINED UP TO $3 MILLION & 5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HEIGHT SAFETY RELATED ACCIDENTS Many businesses may, in the past, have opted to gamble that they would be able to escape serious injury or falls on si...