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About Us

Essential Height Safety was established to provide Height Safety Systems and Height Safety Test and Inspection services in Melbourne, Regional Victoria and all capital cities in Australia .  With recent growth and national expansion we now have a highly skilled team to provide Height Safety Systems, Inspections, Certifications and Advice in any city, in any regional area, any state, anywhere in Australia.

No customer is too big, too small, or located too far away. Our client base is diverse, from billion dollar global businesses all the way down to local retail shops.

Falls from even a moderate height can leave employees with permanent and debilitating injuries. This is totally avoidable, which is why we have a passion for Height Safety, Fall Prevention, Fall Arrest and providing Safe Roof Access for all workers.

Our Directors

Our role is to protect people’s lives. We take that seriously.

Troy Vertigan
Troy VertiganManaging Director
Troy brings over 20 years of experience starting, building and growing businesses across multiple industries. With a specialized background in sales and marketing, Troy manages the strategic and commercial side of our business.
Lewis Lilies
Lewis LiliesOperations Director
Lewis runs the operations side of the business. With his whole career spent working at heights, Lewis manages all customer relationships, including quotations, inspections, certifications and managing a team of height safety installers all around Australia.

Recent Works

We have provided Height Safety and Fall Prevention solutions, inspection and certification services to some of Australia and the world’s most well-known brands. You can see a larger list of some of our customers here.


Our solution included a wide range of overhead rails to assist in the manufacture of caravans.


At Ford’s proving ground we installed a range of roof platforms, guardrails and access ladders.


We installed a range of caged ladders, walkways and the guardrails at Mobil’s refinery.

Australia Red Blood Cross

We provide annual inspection and certification services to the Australia Red Cross Blood Service.

sugar australia

As a large processor of sugar, we have installed a number of access ladders, platforms & guardrails.


A large global billion dollar business, we have worked on numerous hospital sites installing height safety solutions.


At Siemens, we have installed roof platforms for safe access to air conditioning units.


At one of Australia’s largest processors of continental small goods, we have have installed caged ladders and plarforms.


As Australia’ largest operator of convenience stores, we have inspected and installed roof access ladders and anchor points on numerous locations

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