All posts by Damaris Hocking

Hierarchy of Control for Working at Height

Hierarchy of Control for Working at Height

Date Published 20th February 2023

The hierarchy of control measures is a system for controlling risks in the workplace, that should be used to minimise or eliminate the inherent risks associated with working at heights. Properly understanding the hierarchy of control can help Persons Conducting Business or Undertaking (PCBU) that involves work at height, to eliminate, control, or reduce risks […]

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What does height safety look like in 2023?

What does height safety look like in 2023?

Date Published 25th January 2023

For the last 5 years straight, falls from height remain one of the leading causes of workplace fatalities in Australia. Tragically, 169 workers lost their lives in 2021 – of which 19 were killed due to a fall from height, and 16 from being hit by fallen objects. With these statistics looming over the construction […]

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Types of Anchor Point and Where to Use Them

Types of Anchor Point and Where to Use Them

Date Published 18th January 2023

Which Anchor Point System Do You Need? Choosing the right anchor point is crucial for creating an effective height safety system that properly protects workers from falls and other hazards while working at heights. The wrong type of anchor point can lead to accidents, injuries and death so it is essential to select an anchor […]

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Height Safety Considerations When Installing and Maintaining Rooftop Solar

Height Safety Considerations When Installing and Maintaining Rooftop Solar

Date Published 15th December 2022

Energy price increases, growing environmental awareness and attractive subsidies have created a solar energy boom across Australia. In fact, the Australian PV institute states that as of 30 September 2022, over 3.27 million rooftop solar PV systems have been installed across Australia. Solar is a booming industry, so it’s no surprise that the sector’s workforce […]

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Holiday Closure Dates

IMPORTANT NOTE: Holiday Closure Dates

Date Published 7th December 2022

We will be on leave from Friday, 23rd December 2022, returning Wednesday, 11th January 2023. Anchor Safe will have skeleton staff on the ground throughout the break to ensure our client’s sites remain compliant & those working at heights remain safe throughout the holiday season. We wish you a safe & enjoyable break and look […]

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Refreshed Anchor Safe Values

Refreshed Anchor Safe Values

Date Published 31st October 2022

The Anchor Brand has expanded rapidly and have cemented our position amongst the leaders of the height safety industry, So we’ve taken a fresh look at our brand values to reflect our business today and where we are going as we continue to grow into the future. The company values are at the forefront of […]

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The hype around Safety this October

The hype around Safety this October

Date Published 6th October 2022

Its National Safe Work Month This years theme for National Safe Work Month is “know safety, work safely”. Week 1 of National Safe Work Month focuses on some common health and safety risks and how to control these to keep workers safe – whether it is from slips, trips and falls, lifting, pushing and pulling […]

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Meet the team behind the Anchor Safe Brand - WHS SHOW

Meet the team behind the Anchor Safe Brand – WHS SHOW

Date Published 25th August 2022

Anchor Safe partners with building owners and facility managers, bringing long-term certainty and simplicity to managing height safety and compliance. Protecting people working at heights and meeting regulations, codes and standards – is a complex, constant and time-consuming process. That’s why our clients partner with us. We genuinely care about keeping workers safe at heights, […]

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New Anchor Safe HQ

New Anchor Safe HQ

Date Published 1st July 2022

We saw the Financial Year with a BANG and are gearing up and ready more than ever this Financial Year to better serve our clients height safety compliance needs and ensure everyone working at heights can do so safely. Throughout the course of this financial year the Anchor Safe brand expanded rapidly, employing a total […]

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Join us in creating smarter spaces for the future at Total Facilities

Join us in creating smarter spaces for the future at Total Facilities

Date Published 20th April 2022

We are excited to be exhibiting at Australia’s leading event for facilities and likeminded professionals, Total facilities trade show 2022, which returns to Melbourne 10 – 12 May at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. TFX brings together a showcase of smart solutions over three value-packed days to support Facility Managers in creating modern spaces […]

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