Ranger provides SkyLotec height safety for Australian wind energy

Ranger Lifting, a Sydney-headquartered lifting, rigging, and height safety equipment supplier, has further increased its stock of SkyLotec-branded products in response to ever-growing demand from Australia’s wind energy market. Ranger has partnered with SkyLotec Australia Pty Ltd for seven years, but the manufacturer has been supplying personal protective equipment (PPE) and rescue products to the […]

04/08/2022 - 19:06 pm

Australian OverWatch device arrives in UK

Australian company Equipment Safety Services (EQSS) has taken its OverWatch secondry guarding system to the UK. Designed to prevent deaths from crushing and trapping incidents on scissor lifts it has a proven track record in real-world applications, fitted on more than 6000 Australian and New Zealand scissor lifts. EQSS claims that OverWatch is the only […]

05/04/2022 - 14:27 pm

Global Gravity and Verton become partners in offshore safety

Two international innovators in heavy lifting are joining forces to improve safety on offshore platforms. Global Gravity has engaged Verton to be the agent in Australia for its world-first TTRS, Tubular Transport Running System – TubeLock. This all-in-one pipe handling system allows all loading and preparation to be done onshore, making offshore handling smarter and […]

25/11/2020 - 12:40 pm

Safety First

Elevated work platforms (EWPs) remain the safest and most productive method of working at height. However, manufacturers continue to find new ways to protect workers and reduce risk. Dan Jenkins reports on the latest trends.   Australia has a robust health and safety culture, which drives a lot of safety initiatives in the wider region. […]

02/08/2020 - 14:23 pm

Driving path warning system for ATEX lift trucks

Designed for ATEX compliant lift trucks operating in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 hazardous areas, Pyroban has launched the Blue EX Spot, a driving path warning system. “Blue EX Spot is an off-the-shelf explosion proof blue spot light that can be fitted to any existing Pyroban equipment already working in the field,” says Darren […]

29/07/2020 - 09:58 am
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IPAF guidance helps to minimise COVID-19 risk

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has issued guidance to help those using elevating work platforms (EWPs), mast-climbing working platforms (MCWPs), construction lifts and hoists to work safely and minimise the risk of spreading COVID-19. The new document has been developed and reviewed by IPAF’s safety experts and members with specialist knowledge of health and […]

12/05/2020 - 10:32 am

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LHA July/Aug 2022

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