Carl Sachs of Workplace Access & Safety has put together this article talking about the changes to the newly released revision of AS1657, the standard concerning walkways, platforms and fixed ladders. The standard has had some significant changes that may well be of interest to Australian … [Read more...] about Are you ready for the revised AS1657 on walkways, ladders and platforms?
BCA Stairs and Railings Slattery & Acquroff are Australia's oldest staircase builders and their website provides a useful design guide for safe staircase design. See the full story They also provide a link to a very useful guide to the staircase and balustrade requirements of the BCA published … [Read more...] about BCA Stairs and Railings
Common Child Safety Hazards in Older Homes Guest post contributed by Sarah Bolt, on behalf of www.steel-line.com.au. Older homes are often filled with vintage character and charm, but they may pose safety risks for children in some cases. When moving into an older home, be sure to safeguard your … [Read more...] about Common Child Safety Hazards in Older Homes