As with everything; if it’s not properly maintained then it has the potential to cause problems in the future. When it comes to height safety equipment; it’s actually the law within Australia to have regular audits and inspections (AKA a Height Safety Inspection) carried out to be legally compliant.
In Australia; there are a number of codes of practice and legislation acts that are enforced around height safety equipment. Specifically they are:
Not just anybody can perform and complete the inspection. It’s required by law that the inspection, testing and audit of height safety equipment be carried out by a fully qualified professional every 6 to 12 months.
If you’re needing an inspection, test or audit performed on your height safety equipment; contact Essential Height Safety today and talk with one of our fully qualified height safety technicians to arrange a time.
The standard height safety inspection and testing process typically involves:
After the inspection is complete; the Height Safety Technician that conducted the inspection will submit a full report; outlining what they deem as compliant and what is currently non-compliant against the current Australian Standards, Code of Practice and Legislation.
For any non-compliant aspects; Essential Height Safety is able to work with your business or work site to resolve the issues promptly. If you choose not to resolve the non-compliant areas then you could be fully punishable by law should anyone suffer an injury from a fall on-site.
After everything is signed off as compliant; you’ll receive a certificate of compliance deeming your height safety system as being rated fit for purpose.
Essential Height Safety are the leading experts in Height Safety. Our staff are constantly staying up-to-date with all the codes of practice, Australian standards, regulations and legislation. By doing this; we’ve been able to work with more than 1000 businesses, helping them stay fully compliant and ensuring that their workers and contractors return to the ground safely.
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If you allow workers Roof Access to your building, you have a legal obligation to comply with all Australian Standards, Codes and Regulations around Height Safety, Roof Safety, Fall Protection and Fall Arrest. 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.
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