Anchor Safe Fact Sheets
Protecting workers at heights demands constant monitoring, maintenance and compliance.
As industry leaders in height safety, quality and compliance, we understand the necessity of protecting your workers. That’s why we have designed easy-to-read product guides and fact sheets, so you can be assured that your employees and contractors are protected. Ensure your safety-knowledge to ensure your workers’ safety.
Eliminate the risks of using a ladder
Did you know that falls from ladders are one of the most common causes of injury in Australia? Falls from ladders can result in abrasions, dislocations, fractured limbs, spinal cord damage and even death! These injuries can be easily avoided simply by checking the ladder’s condition, how it’s set up and whether it’s being used correctly.
Follow our step-by-step guide to safe ladder use to prevent incidents and injury. Our fact sheet will help you determine how to choose the right ladder, how to check if your ladder is safe, how to position your ladder correctly, and of course, how to safely use a ladder.
Minimising hazards and risks by using platforms, walkways & guardrails
The elimination of hazard or risk is the top rung on the Hierarchy of Control. Guardrails, platforms and walkways provide the second highest level of fall prevention – making them a must-have for any commercial, industrial or residential building or site which requires people to work at height. They are designed to provide stability and grip and help to minimise the risk of falling workers and tools.
This Fact Sheet is your friendly guide to controlling and preventing risk of falls from a height through the installation of guardrails, platforms and walkways. Using it, you can determine how to customise your guardrails, platforms and walkways to suit your site as well as the installation process, compliance requirement and desires aesthetics.
What are your Winter risks and how can you manage them?
Understanding and managing the hazards and risks associated with the site you’re working on are essential to ensuring the safety of your workers. Winter brings with it a unique set of risks to manage, especially when working at outdoors at a height and on rooftops.
Low temperature, wind, rain, frost and ice, as well as the cold and flu are all conditions you need to consider when evaluating how to minimise hazards. These conditions increase the risk of slips, trips and falls due to decreased visibility, grip and traction. Decreased mobility and workers impacted physical and mental state is also a high-risk factor during winter.
This Fact Sheet will help you to identify winter risks at your site, manage the risk and monitor it. Read our Top 10 Winter Safety Tips to best prepare yourself and your workers or contractors for working in winter.