YOUR FALL ARREST SAFETY NETS SPECIALIST
All companies are obliged to follow the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations of their individual states to ensure the safety of their employees. In Queensland for example, the installation of safety nets is deemed a High Risk Work activity (Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Regulations 2011; Schedule 3).
Many of our customers are now realising that poor rigging of fall arrest safety nets can actually constitute an increased risk, rather than reducing it. We recommend that safety nets are best installed following the guidelines and standards currently followed in Europe (European Standard EN 1263-2:2014). Installation booklets are supplied to our customers to assist in the installation of safety nets although, safety nets MUST only be installed by a qualified and competent person.
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Fall Arrest Safety Nets has developed training courses aimed at developing a skills and knowledge base that relate directly to European best practices. Our training courses can be conducted on site or at our Queensland training venue. For further information contact David 0413 940 722.
Fall Arrest Safety Net’s work platform nets are a new approach to accessing difficult work locations such as below deck structures as are often found around bridges, piers, wharves and oil platforms. Work platform nets provide stable work areas for workers needing to carry out all tasks. The WP safety system provides a safe system for worker access which is tensioned between anchor points to provide a stable work platform suitable for a wide variety of applications.
The nets are tough and highly durable, easy to store and transport. The working platform net has major benefits in locations where space and transportation considerations are critical.
Work Platform nets are regarded as a reliable fall prevention working platform where personnel can work with confidence.
Work Platforms are only a second restraint. They need to be worked in conjunction with a safety harness static line.
Work Platform Nets can also be installed as a heavy duty containment system enabling protection to elements below from heavy dropped objects. The containment system may be installed to capture minute particles increasing up to large and heavy debris. This system is used extensively underneath conveyor belts where large or small objects become dislodged from the conveyor belt. Extremely strong yet lightweight and transportable, WP safety nets provide direct, unhindered and stable support for multiple personnel and their equipment.