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Make Safety your TOP PRIORITY

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

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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COVID-19 Hacks from Anchor Safes creative and dedicated team

COVID-19 Hacks from Anchor Safes creative and dedicated team

Date Published 11th June 2020

As your height safety partners, we will be with you at every step in these testing times and will continue to provide safe work environments for those working at heights nation wide. Get to know the height safety specialists you have been dealing with and learn a few COVID-19 Top Tips from our team here […]

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Height Safety Equipment Update & how long your PPE should last

Height Safety Equipment Update & how long your PPE should last

Date Published 22nd May 2020

Updates to Personal Equipment for Work at Height Standards Standards Australia are in the process of releasing revisions to two Standards for Personal for Work at Height – AS/NZS1891.1 and AS/NZ1891.5, The revised standards will outline new regulations for full body, combination and lower-body harnesses, lanyards and pole straps. Standards Australia have however released a […]

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It’s time to step up your Cooling Tower Maintenance

It’s time to step up your Cooling Tower Maintenance

Date Published 10th March 2020

If you have a cooling tower on your site, you know maintenance is something you need to stay on top of with monthly inspections, rigorous testing and cleaning regimes. And with the majority of cooling towers located on the top of buildings, providing safe and easy access for this work to be carried out is […]

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Height Safety in 2020 and beyond | Our top 6 Height Safety trends

Height Safety in 2020 and beyond | Our top 6 Height Safety trends

Date Published 24th February 2020

Anchor Safe has been at the forefront of height safety in Australia for over 30 years and the safety landscape has changed dramatically in that time – for the better. In the last 10-15 years alone, we’ve seen the introduction of specific working at heights legislation and a National Code of Practice, and there’s been […]

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The low down on Single Point Anchor Standards - Settling the confusion

The low down on Single Point Anchor Standards – Settling the confusion

Date Published 5th December 2019

There has been quite a bit of confusion around the Australian and New Zealand Standard for ‘manufacturing requirements for single-point anchor device used for harness-based work at height’ (AS/NZS 5532: 2013). AS/NZS 5532 was introduced back in 2013 and remains the current standard which anchor points, one of the most critical fall protection devices, need […]

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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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