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Solar Panel Installers on notice in Safety Blitz

Date Published 18th March 2021

Minister for Better Regulation, Kevin Anderson, has announced that SafeWork NSW inspectors are targeting rooftop solar panel installation, as part of the ongoing focus on reducing fatalities and serious injuries in the construction industry. If you’re a solar panel installer expect an unannounced visit from Safe Work inspectors who are intent on ensuring the industry […]

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Anchor Safe acquires Townview Australia!

Anchor Safe acquires Townview Australia!

Date Published 15th March 2021

Townview Australia provides Rope Access Solutions to strata & facility managers and building owners who require maintenance such as Window Cleaning, façade painting & waterproofing too areas that are difficult to access. Mike King is the former director of Townview, and has a huge amount of experience and expertise in the rope access industry. Over […]

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Learn the Hierarchy of Fall Protection Today

Learn the Hierarchy of Fall Protection Today

Date Published 11th March 2021

  Hazard Elimination   Passive Fall Protection  Fall restraint Systems  Fall Arrest Systems  Administrative Controls Hazard Elimination Can the work be done on the ground avoiding exposure to working at height? Could the risk of falling be eliminated by use of a solid construction? A redesign should be considered to eliminate the need for working at heights. Example of […]

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10 WAYS TO BEAT THE HEAT THIS SEASON

Date Published 5th November 2020

What do you need to be ready for Summer? When Summer arrives, it brings with it a unique set of risks to manage, especially for those working at heights and outdoors in Australia. With all the encouragement to get your aircon units serviced before the onset of heat, this creates a greater demand for workers […]

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National Safe Work Month

Date Published 9th October 2020

Its National Safe Work Month and we’re following Safe Work Australia in the quest for safer work practices. At Anchor Safe, we strongly believe every month is safe work month, however we always look forward to October and the hype around safety. We have recently released a series of Safe Work videos to help your […]

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Latest solar industry developments & key considerations for building owners

Date Published 17th September 2020

As the solar industry hits an all- time high, so does the risk of falls but as the industry grows so does the technology along with it. The solar industry has made many advancements to not only the look and effectiveness of the solar panels but where they can be installed. One advancement that excites […]

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A day in the life of….

Date Published 2nd September 2020

Each day, our height safety installers work high above us all, installing solutions so others can work on top of buildings and infrastructure safely. So let’s take a look at A day in the life of our installers to give you an insight into their day to day activities.   Every  week and day starts […]

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Prepare for the unexpected!

Date Published 26th August 2020

Skylights and plastic roof sheeting are essentially “glorified hidden holes” in the middle of your roof, if unprotected. There have been numerous incidents this year where a worker has fallen through brittle roof sheeting or an unprotected skylight. In one particular incident, a 53-year-old sub-contractor lost his life after falling through polycarbonate roof sheeting. He […]

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Make Safety your TOP PRIORITY

Date Published 4th August 2020

Why run the risk? Taking that extra 5 or 10 minutes to inspect equipment or slightly increasing your budget spend on safety systems could be the difference between life and death. Working at heights is a high-risk activity and a leading cause of death and serious injury in Australia, make safety your top priority today […]

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Winter Dangers | Top 10 Winter Safety Tips

Date Published 13th July 2020

Whenever you’re working at heights, safety has to be your top priority. That means understanding and managing the hazards and risks associated with the site you’re working on, the job you’re doing and the conditions you’re working in, and that includes the weather. You might not be able to control the weather, but there’s things […]

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