height safety inspections
A regular height safety audit is required to ensure that safe access to heights continues to be provided & maintained.
roof & plant access
modifications to structures and buildings can change the compliance of access systems . A regular inspection regime ensures access to roofs and plant is compliant
We recommend 12 monthly inspections of fixed ladder & stairs to ensure compliance with AS 1657
stairs & ladders
AS 1657 requires stair tread nosings to be clearly visible and as these are subject to wear they need regular inspection & maintenance.
We recommend 12 monthly inspections of portable ladders to ensure compliance with AS/NZS 1892.
portable ladders are subject to wear and tear and require regular inspections to ensure they are fit for use. This ladder has broken cross stays - yet was tagged as ok 2 days earlier
We recommend 12 monthly inspections of platforms, gates and guardrails to ensure compliance with AS 1657
platforms, gates, guardrails
self closing gates and removable guardrails are subject to wear and tear and require regular inspections to ensure they are operational and comply to AS 1657
Anchors, static lines and horizontal rails require 12 monthly inspections as per AS/NZS 1891
fall arrest systems
Roof repairs and changes can see anchors removed or altered rendering them unsafe and non compliant.
The fixings have been removed from 1 side of this anchor leaving it unsafe & non compliant
Fall arrest equipment requires 6 monthly inspections as per AS/NZS 1891
fall arrest equipment
fall arrest harnesses and equipment such as ropes, slings and webbing straps must be inspected every 6 mths and have a limited life span.
Height Safety Inspections
Any areas at height, access to them and fall arrest systems all need to be regularly inspected to ensure that they are safe, in good order and compliant. This includes:
stairs, ladders, landings, walkways,
work areas, platforms, gantries, plant, guardrails and
fall arrest systems, anchors, static lines, harnesses and PPE