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What Are Anchor Points Made of?

Roof anchors are an impressive piece of height safety equipment. The reliability and high-strength qualities of roof anchor points makes them a necessary piece of safety equipment for construction and maintenance work conducted at heights.   Anchor Points Construction: What Are Anchor Points Made of? Working at heights is necessary for many different tasks and […]

The Hierarchy of Control & Working at Heights

Anyone working at heights will know the many different hazards synonymous with this unique work environment. Workers in this industry deserve a secure working environment, guidelines and quality equipment – such as fall arrest systems and safe working platforms – on a daily basis and it’s the project managers’ and owners’ responsibility to ensure it’s […]

6 Tips for Making Roof Access Safe for Your Employees

Roof access hatch

Working at height is incredibly high risk—even for the most skilled worker. One slip can lead to serious injuries or fatality. It’s YOUR responsibility as an employer/property manager to do everything in your power to ensure safe roof access for employees/trades each and every time. To keep your workers safe, you must use the correct […]

How a Roof Walkway Can Benefit Your Commercial Premises!

roof handrail system

Here at Austral Safety, we’re passionate about height safety and by the time you’re finished reading this article about the benefits of roof walkway systems in commercial premises, you’ll understand why! What is A Roof Walkway? Before we get right to it and fill you in on how a roof walkway can benefit your commercial […]