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  • Markisol Solve a Height Safety Blind Spot

    Markisol Solve a Height Safety Blind Spot

    Swedish blinds supplier Markisol have operations in many countries, including Australia. After a move to a new warehouse complex in Altona North, in Melbourne’s south west, Markisol found a height access challenge when unloading stock from shipping containers. Markisol approached Melbourne-based work platform designer and manufacturer SafeSmart Access for an answer.

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  • BlueScope Train Maintenance Gets Elevated Safety at the Port

    BlueScope Train Maintenance Gets Elevated Safety at the Port

    At an internal maintenance facility, BlueScope required maintenance access to rail cars, which was placed in a difficult position 6.5m away from an existing walkway, and 3.2m in an elevated position.

    Further to this, the situation was made more complex due to the fact it could not be a fixed walkway; it needed to be able to be crane-lifted into position and moved via rollers to provide access to different rail cars along the length of the train.

    BlueScope commissioned Sydney-based portable height access designer and fabricator SafeSmart Access for a design.

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  • Sydney Metro Workers Go Overhead for Underground Station

    Sydney Metro Workers Go Overhead for Underground Station

    Sydney Metro City and Southwest awarded John Holland CPB Ghella (JHCPBG) the contract to build the new 15.5 km twin tunnels from Chatswood to Sydenham. This includes the future Victoria Cross North Station on Miller Street in North Sydney. See how SafeSmart helped workers and heavy vehicles share the space.

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  • Formwork Deck Access Gets Lift at Macquarie Park

    Formwork Deck Access Gets Lift at Macquarie Park

    In what will be a higher-density zone, several architecturally-designed multi-level apartment buildings are taking shape. Of course, with multiple levels, challenges can become apparent for height access for workers.

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  • Getting the Concrete Over the Concrete, Safely

    Getting the Concrete Over the Concrete, Safely

    Being a high-rise development, concrete trucks are visiting this site all day, every day, as Icon pumps tens of thousands of litres of concrete on to the site, for backfilling and slab work.

    With parking at a premium on the site’s property, the trucks are forced to run a long line from the street across a pedestrian path. As per council requirements, the area has to be made safe for the public to pass through without any danger of injury via tripping or any other accident.

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