Falls when working at height put you at serious risk of injury, and in the worst case, even death. Effective fall protection ensures that every worker facing these hazards make it home safely at the end of their day. In the interest of worker safety Capital Safety has developed a handy guide to height safety essentials aimed at informing and educating users in working safely at height.
The booklet is written as an introductory guide to height safety, intended to improve your understanding of fall protection and enhance your safety when working at height. It is ideal for use when evaluating your fall protection requirements. The guide covers, the A,B,C’s of fall protection, fundamental facts, swing fall hazards, fall clearance, inspection & maintenance, training, regulations/authorities and includes a glossary of fall protection terminology.
The booklet is available at no cost from their website in either PDF or hard copy format. To get your FREE copy go to and simply click on the Tools tab to access the PDF file, or to request a hard copy.
The booklet is not intended to replace competent training but rather serves as a reference guide to fall protection basics. Capital Safety provides accredited competency based training in a variety of fall protection disciplines via open enrolment with some modules available via online learning. Further information can be obtained from their training department or via their website.
For more information regarding Capital Safety’s Every Worker’s Guide to Height Safety Essentials call 1800 245 002 (AUS), 0800 212 505 (NZ) or visit them on the web at .
Capital Safety, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of height safety, confined space and industrial rescue equipment with 11 operating sites worldwide, is home of the DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands.