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09 - HEIGHT SAFETY

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Certification & Training

Certification

Bullivants personnel are dedicated to helping our clients ensure

compliance to regulations, codes of practice and Australian

Standards.

Relative Standards

Fall Arrest Systems:

AS/NZS1891.1 Industrial Fall-Arrest Systems and Devices,

Part 1:

Safety Belts and Harnesses

AS/NZS1891.2 Industrial Fall-Arrest Systems and Devices,

Part 2:

Horizontal Lifeline and Rail Systems

AS/NZS1891.3 Industrial Fall-Arrest Systems and Devices,

Part 3:

Fall-Arrest Devices

AS/NZS1891.4 Industrial Fall-Arrest Systems and Devices,

Part 4:

Selection, Use and Maintenance

Industrial Rope Access:

AS/NZS4488.1 Industrial Rope Access Systems -

Specifications

AS/NZS4488.2 Industrial Rope Access System -

Selection,

Use and Maintenance

Access From Fixed Or Portable Structures:

AS1657 Fixed Platforms, Walkways, Stairways and Ladders

-

Design, Construction and Installation

AS/NZS1892.1 Portable Ladders Part 1:

Metal

AS/NZS1892.2 Portable Ladders Part 2:

Timber

AS/NZS1892.3 Portable Ladders Part 3:

Reinforced Plastic

AS/NZS1892.4 Portable Ladders Part 4:

Selection, Use

and Care

Confined Spaces

AS2865 Confined Spaces

Personnel Lifting Equipment

AS/NZS 1418.10 Cranes, Hoists and Winches -

Mobile

Elevated Work Platforms

AS2550.10 Cranes, Hoists and Winches -

Safe Use - Mobile

Elevating Work Platforms

Bullivants Height Safety Team

At Bullivants, all TSR’s carrying out an installation of a

height safety system, have been trained in the correct

installation and use of that particular system. In addition to

this, in-house Bullivants training is conducted to ensure our

skills and competency levels are maintained to the highest

standard.

Training

As a part of the Bullivants Working at Heights and Safety

Solutions we offer non-accredited training on the safe use

of our systems. This is basic training on the safe care, use

and maintenance of the system installed. Through various

affiliations with Registered Training RTO’s, we are able to

facilitate accredited training on all aspects of working at

heights and recovery.

Inspections

Anchor Points, static lines, rails and Personal Protective

Equipment used for fall protection are required to be inspected

on a regular scheduled periodic bases. This inspection and

testing must be carried out by a recognised competent person.

Please refer to AS/NZS1891.4:2009 (Section 9. Table 9.1) for

further details.

Bullivants provides an inspection and testing service to ensure

your system is in accordance with manufacturers specifications

and Australian Standards. This information is entered into the

BEAM (Bullivants Electronic Asset Management) system and

can be accessed by our clients via the secure web portal.

Height Safety Systems are generally required to be inspected/

tested annually with recertification required 10 years after the

installation date.

Summary of Inspection Requirements in accordance with

AS1891.4:2009

ACTIVITY

APPLICATION

Inspection by a Height Safety

Operator before and after

each use

Personal equipment including

harnesses, lanyard assemblies,

connectors, fall arrest devices

including common use devices.

6 monthly inspection by

a Height Safety Equipment

Inspector

• Harnesses, lanyard

assemblies and associated

personal equipment.

• Fall-arrest devices (external

inspection only)

• Ropes and slings

12 monthly inspection by

a Height Safety Equipment

Inspector

• Anchorages - drilled in type or

attached to timber structures

12 monthly inspection by a

Height Safety Equipment

Inspector or as recommended

by the manufacturer to a

maximum of 5 yearly

• Anchorages - other types

• Horizontal and vertical

lifelines - steel rope or rail

• Fall-arrest devices - full service

6 monthly inspection by

a Height Safety Equipment

Inspector

Horizontal or vertical lifelines - fibre

rope and webbing

Inspection by a Height Safety

Equipment Inspector on entry

or re-entry into service

All items of personal and common

use equipment

Inspection by a Height Safety

Equipment Inspector before

further use

All items which have been stressed

as a result of a fall.

Definitions:

Height Safety Equipment Inspector

• A person who is competent in the skills needed to detect

faults in height safety equipment and to determine remedial

action.

Height Safety Operator

• A person who is able to perform harness based work

at heights under the direct supervision of a height safety

supervisor.

Height Safety Supervisor

• A person who is competent in the skills needed to perform

harness based work at heights, to supervise other operators

including those at entry level and to participate in first

response rescue.

Height Safety Manager

• A person who is competent in the selection, design,

manufacture or installation of height safety systems or

equipment, or the development of control measures or

work practices.