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Height Safety Audits 2018-12-07T13:27:07+00:00

Protect your Workers at Height with our Height Safety and Audit Services

With a team of highly trained and accredited specialists, Essential Site Safety are the leading experts in Height Safety. We offer a full range of Height Safety Solutions and Height Safety Audit Services.

If you allow workers Roof Access to your building, you have a legal obligation to comply with all Australian Standards and regulations around Height Safety and Roof Safety. To ensure the Height Safety of your workers and the legal compliance for your business, contact the trained and accredited experts today for an obligation free consultation.

We work closely with businesses helping them safely control Height Safety risks and identify Roof Access hazards.

Meet all Height Safety Compliance Requirements

Our Height Safety Audit, Certification and Testing Services meet all Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and Australian Legislation. This will ensure your workers are safe, and your business is legally compliant.  All of our Height Safety Services meet the below requirements;

Australian Standards and Codes

  • AS 1657:2018 -> Fixed platforms. Walkways. Stairs. Ladders
  • AS/NZS 1891.1 Part : Safety Belts and Harnesses
  • AS/NZS 1891.2 Part 2: Horizontal Lifeline and Rail Systems
  • AS/NZS 1891:3 Part 3: Fall Arrest Devices
  • AS/NZS 1891.4 : 2009 -> Fall-arrest systems. Selection, Use and Maintenance of Industrial Fall Arrest Systems and Devices
  • AS/NZS 4488  -> Rope access systems

Australian Legislation

  • OHS Acts and Regulations – Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments
  • Federal Workcover or Workplace Authorities
  • State Workcover or Workplace Authorities
  • Australian Government National OHS Commission
  • National Standards, Codes of Practice and Guidance Material
  • State and Territory Governments – Building Acts and Regulations

Height Safety Audits

Our advanced Height Safety Audits ensure your Roof Access, Height Safety Systems and Fall Prevention Equipment not only comply but exceed Australian Standards. If our Audit discovers you need to upgrade or install new Height Safety Systems , we will design and install a new Height Safety System which complies with the current standards to keep your workers safe at height. Our Audits comply with;

  • Codes of Practice
  • Australian Standards and Codes
  • Australian Legislation

Height Safety Test and Inspections

With an extensive knowledge of equipment testing and inspection procedures, we can deliver a comprehensive Height Safety Inspection  and Height Safety Testing service to advise you on your obligations to Australian Standards, Occupational Health & Safety Act and current codes of practice.

Our Height Safety Inspection services include:

  • Visual Inspection of height safety systems – including fixed ladders, steps, walkways, guard rails, anchor points, static line systems
  • Visual Inspection of Equipment – including harnesses, ropes and lanyards
  • Proof and Force Load Testing
  • Inspection of Procedures
  • Identify non compliant and compliance issues

Height Safety Certifications

Height Safety Solutions and Height Safety Systems require annual certification to Australian Standards . Without a Height Safety Certification, you are risking your workers safety and potentially exposing your business to legal risk and litigation by not complying with OHS and WorkSafe laws.

When it comes to your workers, your Roof Access and Height Safety, as an employer you have a responsibility to ensure all possible measures are in place to ensure Fall Prevention and Fall Arrest should an accident happen.

We provide a Certificate of Compliance for all systems that Essential Site Safety installs and for Height Safety Inspections if they pass our rigorous testing process. Essential Site Safety provides certification services to the below Australian Standards for Height Safety;

  • AS/NZS 1891.4 : 2009 -> Fall-arrest systems. Selection, Use and Maintenance of Industrial Fall Arrest Systems and Devices
  • AS/NZS 1891:3 Part 3: Fall Arrest Devices
  • AS/NZS 4488  -> Rope access systems
  • AS 1657:2018 -> Fixed platforms. Walkways. Stairs. Ladders
  • AS/NZS 1891.2 Part 2: Horizontal Lifeline and Rail Systems

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