Worksafe NZ Releases New Guidelines For Working At HeightsSeptember 26 2019
Worksafe New Zealand has just updated and released their Best Practice Guidelines for Working at Height in New Zealand. It aims to provide practical guidance to employers, contractors, employees and anyone associated working at heights.
Preventing falls from heights and ensuring people are not harmed is a major priority for RISsafety. Factors contributing to injuries from working at heights include:
- lack of or inadequate planning and hazard assessment
- inadequate supervision
- lack of training
- insufficient protection
- incorrect equipment setup or equipment not being available
To read more and download the latest NZ guidelines follow this link.
RISsafety is proud to be the platinum sponsor for Ideaction 2019May 15 2019
RISsafety is the platinum sponsor for this event at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney in June 2019. Visit the event website here
Getaway Show features RoofClimb at Adelaide OvalOctober 3 2018
Channel Nine’s Getaway Show features the RIS designed RoofClimb at Adelaide Oval. Watch the Getaway story here. You can also watch the updated video story here.
Warning after two construction falls in less than 24 hoursAugust 17 2018
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SEA Leads Industry Action on Preventing Workplace Fatalities from Dropped ObjectsJuly 13 2018
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have developed a first-in-the-industry standard aimed at helping employers reduce the risk of dropped objects incidents in industrial and …
Fall from edge protection systemApril 19 2018
In March 2018, a 19 year old worker sustained fracture injuries to both kneecaps, partially severed fingers on one hand and a severe laceration to his calf when he fell approximately …
Safety Alert: Falls through skylights and plastic roof sheetingApril 5 2018
Safework NSW has released a Safety Alert about Falls through skylights and plastic roof sheeting. This safety alert reminds persons of the risks associated with working on roofs with skylights or …