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Standards Australia update on standards being reviewed

May 31 2015

Standards Australia has provided an updated Active and Approved Project listing. This reports that AS/NZS 1891.1, AS/NZS 1891.2, and AS/NZS 1891.3 Standards are currently in redrafting stage, whilst AS/NZS 5532 has a project approval by the committee to determine if a review will be conducted. Refer to www.standards.org.au for more details.

Other News

SafeWork NSW Announces Construction Industry Safety Crackdown

June 29 2017

SafeWork NSW has today announced a safety crackdown on the construction industry, following a recent spike in serious injuries to workers on Sydney building sites. In the past week alone, three …

RISsafety completes installation on Channel 9’s The New Block

June 24 2017

RISsafety recently completed the installation of height safety systems on Channel 9’s The New Block. www.9now.com.au/the-block

WAHA Activity News Update: Australian Standards Update

May 22 2017

WAHA Activity News Australian Standards Update The SF015 Committee of Standards Australia is continuing to meet to review the AS/NZS 1891 Series of Standards. As previously advised, work requires to be …

WAHA releases E-News – Safe Working at Height – More than a Fall Issue!

May 17 2017

Australia’s Working at Heights Association releases E-News article: We are all aware of the dangers and risks associated with Working at Height. However, when we think about the risk, we tend …

WAHA Standards Update

November 3 2016

Standards Update The SF015 Committee is continuing with the process of splitting Part 1 of the Standard into 3 sections – Lanyard Assemblies, Harnesses and Connectors to allow both easier referencing …

WAHA Newsletter Article: Anchor System Management

July 15 2016

Purpose The purpose of this Bulletin is to inform all Facility and Property Managers on the important of sourcing and maintaining documentation on installed anchor systems. There are community expectations for …