November 8, 2019

Musculoskeletal Disorders In The Workplace And How To Avoid Them

Most workers will need to complete manual tasks while performing assorted duties that they are responsible for handling on a day to day basis. Whether working with people, animals, or even heavy cargo,  people at work will perform numerous manual tasks. These […]
October 21, 2019
plant and structure design

Importance Of The Design Of Plant And Structures

Consideration of the potential risk of falls early when designing plant or structures can result in the elimination of such risks.  Where elimination is not possible, one way to minimise risks at the design stage is to integrate fall prevention systems […]
October 8, 2019
emergency fall procedure

Emergency Procedures For Falls In The Workplace

Whenever there are risks from working at height, appropriate emergency procedures and facilities, including first aid, must be established and provided. Typical injuries from falls can include unconsciousness and occluded airway, impalement, serious head or abdominal injuries and fractures. A person […]
August 5, 2019
work positioning systems

Work Positioning Systems In Construction

A work positioning system uses equipment that allows an individual to work while being supported by a harness in tension that prevents a fall from occurring.  A work positioning system requires both supervisors and users to be highly competent to […]
July 22, 2019
fall prevention devices

Fall Prevention Devices Working At Heights

Fall prevention devices are pieces of equipment designed to prevent falls for temporary work at heights, and once in place require no further adjustments by workers that use those devices.  Temporary Work Platforms Temporary work platforms are working platforms besides […]