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The highest standards of safety, quality and environmental management

The highest standards of safety, quality and environmental management

Date Published 23rd October 2019

The Anchor Safe team works hard to stay at the top of our game so you can rest easy, knowing you’re working with industry leaders in height safety, quality and compliance We’re proud to say we recently achieved certification in three key international standards: ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health & Safety ISO 9001: 2015 Quality […]

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3 Secrets of Choosing a Height Safety Adviser

3 Secrets of Choosing a Height Safety Adviser

Date Published 10th October 2019

Falls are a major cause of death and serious injury in Australian workplaces: and preventing them is an ongoing and complex challenge for government and industry. More than ever, it is essential to choose the right experts to help keep your workers and rooftops secure – now and into the future. Three keys to selecting […]

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Solar panel installation a specialist job

Solar panel installation a specialist job

Date Published 16th September 2019

Energy price increases have created a solar energy boom with installations at their highest since 2012, when attractive solar subsidies were available. In 2009, the Home Insulation Program (HIP) created a surge of market activity over a short period of time. The number of ‘registered installers’ required to keep up with demand was so great […]

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The hidden dangers of working at height

The hidden dangers of working at height

Date Published 26th August 2019

When it comes to working at height safely, don’t be caught out by hidden dangers. Environmental change can happen at any time which requires workers to be vigilant in looking for a change in risk profile. Being prepared for all circumstances comes with experience but can also come with some forward planning. Here are some […]

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Working at Height Hierarchy of Control

Working at Height Hierarchy of Control

Date Published 16th August 2019

In determining the type of height safety system required for a particular job it can be useful to apply a hierarchy of control. Using a risk prevention hierarchy it is possible to determine the highest level of control that can be achieved when working with a height hazard. The levels to be considered in prevention […]

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Use our simple checklist to help prevent workplace falls

Use our simple checklist to help prevent workplace falls

Date Published 31st July 2019

How safe are your employees when working at height? The majority of workplace falls can be avoided with proper planning, policies and procedures in place. Used regularly, our height safety checklist can keep your worksite and workers safe.   Download checklist

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SafeWork NSW Falls From Heights Action Plan

SafeWork NSW Falls From Heights Action Plan

Date Published 26th April 2019

At Anchor Safe, we want everyone to get the message that safe working at heights is a must. Why? Because falling from heights is not only one of the biggest risks on any building or work site, it remains one of the biggest causes of death and injury on Australian work sites. SafeWork NSW is […]

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SafeWork NSW Construction Blitz On Falls From Heights

SafeWork NSW Construction Blitz On Falls From Heights

Date Published 23rd April 2019

Falling from heights is the number one killer on NSW construction sites. It’s vital that the industry does everything in its power to change this -particularly after the scaffolding accident on a building site in Macquarie Park last week. Initiatives like SafeWork NSW’s Construction Blitz On Falls From Heights are part of the drive towards […]

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Queensland’s first Category 1 prosecution for ‘reckless conduct’

Queensland’s first Category 1 prosecution for ‘reckless conduct’

Date Published 5th April 2019

A Queensland company has been fined $1 million and the company director sentenced to one year in prison following a death from a fall from height. We’re sharing this information, not to call attention to the people involved, but because it’s a stark warning for all facility owners and managers regarding the serious consequences if […]

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Fall Restraint and Fall Arrest – What’s the Difference?

Fall Restraint and Fall Arrest – What’s the Difference?

Date Published 25th February 2019

Fall Arrest vs Fall Restraint Falls from heights stand as the second leading cause of work-related deaths in Australia. In order to decrease the number of tragedies that occur each year, a positive safety culture is being promoted in workplaces. This movement will increase the commitment to health and safety from everyone on the work […]

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