SAFE ACCESS

CONFINED SPACE AND WORKING AT HEIGHT SAFETY ACCESS SYSTEMS.

Global Skills Development can help your workers construct, maintain and access safely with our certified safe access systems, ensuring safety by design; not by accident.

We can design, install, maintain and certify new or existing safe access systems, so you can get on with the job.

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.05%

Rate of Deaths in Confined Spaces

Fifty-nine confined space-related deaths were identified over the period 2000-2012; an average rate of 0.05 deaths per 100,000 workers across Australia. (Source: Curtin University)

13%

Fatalities due to Falls From Heights

In the past five years, falls from height accounted for 13% of worker fatalities.

(Source: Safe Work Australia
swa.gov.au/heights) (2020)

$1M

Director Fined under WHS Act

After the death of a worker due to a fall from height, a director received a one-year prison sentence and a $1 million fine.

The judge found that the company had not installed the necessary height safety rails due to a proposed $5,000 cost.