Resources

The resources page is where our team and our customers share useful information, if you find something that you think may be useful to others, please email us the document or a link to the document to: sales@elevatedaccess.co.nz we appreciate your input. Thanks!

Edge Protection – Fact Sheet

This factsheet will help you use edge protection when working at height safely. It is one of six factsheets in the Working Safely at Height Toolkit to be used together with the Best Practice Guidelines…

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms – Best Practice Guidelines

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are useful but complex pieces of equipment that are often used for access in hazardous areas. People have been seriously injured…

Planning a Safe Approach – Factsheet

Start by planning a safe approach. Too many falls from height are caused by a failure to plan and organise work properly. Planning safe working at height means…

Safe Use Of Safety Nets – Best Practice Guidelines

Safety nets installed below a high level work area reduce the distance a person can fall. Safety nets are designed to deflect and absorb the energy of a fall so they reduce the likelihood…

Selecting The Right Equipment – Factsheet

Once you’ve identified and assessed significant hazards for working at height, put specific steps in place to control the risk of these hazards and keep people safe.Selecting the right equipment for working safely at height means thinking about…

Short Duration Work at Height – Fact Sheet

Short duration work is the tasks that are measured in minutes rather than hours. This includes inspections, replacing a few tiles, or minor adjustment to a television aerial…

Temporary Work Platforms – Fact Sheet

Temporary work platforms (TWP) provide a place to work when working at height. TWPs with guardrails are preferred for working at height as they isolate workers from the risk of falling…

Working at Height – Best Practice Guidelines

Preventing falls from height is a priority for the Department of Labour and it expects that work at height is actively managed so that people are not harmed. Investigations by the Department of Labour into falls while working at height…

Working on Roofs – Fact Sheet

Everyone is responsible for preventing falls when working on a roof – the principal, the self-employed contractor and subcontractor, the employer and the worker. Health and safety in the workplace starts when the decision…

Approved Code of Practice – Training Operators And Instructors Of Powered Industrial Lift Trucks

This code of practice outlines a standard of training that should be provided by forklift owners, managers and trainers of forklift operators. Each work environment may require training to suit the needs of that environment…

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