Re-certification of Height Safety and Roof Access Systems
Height Safety Engineers are leaders in the ongoing re-certification of installed height safety and roof access systems
Under Australian law, all types of height safety and roof access systems are required to be inspected and re-certified as meeting Australian standards on an annual basis.
Due to the inherent risks of working at heights, it is vitally important that fall prevention, fall arrest and fall restraint systems be kept in proper working order so that they function as designed in the event of a fall.
Safety systems that have previously been compliant may fall out of compliance for a number of reasons, making annual inspections critical in ensuring systems meet current regulations and requirements.
As height safety and roof access systems tend to be outdoors, exposure to the natural elements can be detrimental to the performance of system components over time. Changes made to the structure the system is installed on may also render it non-compliant.
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Height Safety Engineers can now offer our expert height safety advice and consulting services over live video conferencing.
This service is perfect for those looking to ensure the installation of solar panels will not interfere with an existing height safety or roof access system. We can also provide help with unpacking the concept of a persona conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) for the purposes of workplace health and safety.
Our experts review safe work method statements (SWMS), provide detailed advice on the types of anchor points used in height safety systems, review roof plans and more.
Height Safety Engineers are accredited by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) for compliance with ISO/IEC 17020. This provides assurance that our testing and procedures are thorough and independent.
We are also certified in AS/NZS 4801 for occupational health and safety systems, as well as ISO 9001 for quality management systems.
Combined with our extensive experience and “safety without compromise” attitude, Height Safety Engineers are the industry leader in making sure that height safety and roof access systems are kept in best working order, are compliant at all times and help make workers safe.
Why Is Re-Certification Needed?
Height safety and roof access systems are required to be inspected every 12 months (one year). This includes roof anchor points, fall arrest systems, guardrails and static lines.
Inspection of height safety and roof access systems and equipment is governed by AS/NZS 1891.4. This standard states “items of equipment which are in regular use shall be subjected to periodic inspection and where applicable, servicing”.
Re-certification of height safety and roof access systems involves a physical inspection of the components of the system to ensure that there is no deterioration of the system components or any structure they are attached to.
At Height Safety Engineers, we take safety seriously. You can read more about what drives us to continually improve systems and procedures in The Height Safety Engineers Difference, below.
Why Choose Height Safety Engineers?
Height Safety Engineers are NATA accredited for compliance with ISO/IEC 17020. We are the only height safety company in Australia to achieve this level of accreditation.
On average, our re-certification team have spent a decade each working in the height safety industry. Our combined experience working with height and roof safety systems is well in excess of 100 years.
The safety of the people who will be relying on your height safety or roof access system is our first priority. After a thorough inspection of your installed system, we will notify you of its current status. Compliant systems will be issued a NATA accredited certificate of compliance.
Should we find defects or non-compliant aspects of your installed system, Height Safety Engineers will provide you a detailed report, with photographs, of where improvements or rectification work needs to be undertaken in order for you to bring your system back into compliance with minimal friction.
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