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Falls From Heights Cause 2000 Claims in 2017

Falls From Heights Cause 2000 Claims in 2017

Working at heights related injuries have caused more than 2000 compensation claims in the last so far, and it is safe to say that will increase before the year is over.  As court cases are fought over and claims disputed, the only real winners are the lawyers.  Nobody wants to fall from height and hurt themselves, and no employer ever wants to be sued in the line of business.  More detail about some of the claims in progress found here at the Workcover Qld website.  
November 30, 2017 by Chris Roberts
Working At Heights Training Gold Coast

Working At Heights Training Gold Coast

Rope Access & Rescue has been around for 10 years on the Gold Coast providing height safety services.  Before that our trainer had spent another 7 years performing rope access, height safety, and rescue services
August 30, 2017 by Chris Roberts
How to Ensure Success in the Rope Access World

How to Ensure Success in the Rope Access World

The most crucial part about entering into the rope access industry is landing your first job. Very few rope access companies want to employ you without experience, and you can't get experience without the job. This creates a closed loop and a barrier to entry.

March 27, 2017 by Chris Roberts
How To's.  Harness Selection - Your Guide

How To's. Harness Selection - Your Guide

The core of any rope access kit, or any height safety kit at all, is your harness. Unfortunately, not all harnesses are made equal, and not all harnesses suit all people. What works for one may be terrible for someone else. 
March 27, 2017 by Chris Roberts
My Chance to Give Back - ANZAC Day 2015

My Chance to Give Back - ANZAC Day 2015

Occasionally things come your way that enhance others' lives and leaves a legacy! This "helping out a mate" was exactly that.

A few weeks ago a friend asked if I could help install an ANZAC day memorial sculpture on Elephant Rock on the Gold Coast.

The simple answer was yes, but I didn't realise how important to the community and how many people the art piece would reach. It ended up being huge!

 

 

March 27, 2017 by Chris Roberts