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E-NEWS – JANUARY 2018

Inside this issue: WAHA Activity News • December Member Meeting • Redevelopment of WAHA Website • WAHA Development “Roadmap” WAHA Feature Articles • AS/NZS1891 Series – Update Status • WAHA Participation in #SAFETYSCAPE • WAHA Launches new Website

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Roof falls lead to significant fines

An inadequate ladder set up resulting in a life-changing fall for a maintenance worker, and an apprentice fall from a roof have led to multiple sizeable fines following recent hearings in the Wynnum and Maroochydore Magistrates Courts. The first defendant company, which installed, maintained and inspected working at height fall…

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WAHA Activity News

SafeWork NSW Presentation The Association Member Meeting in April was addressed by Tracey Cook and Steve Maher from SafeWork NSW to outline the Regulator’s concern about the continuing unacceptable level of accidents and fatalities resulting from falls from height. Tracey and Steve outlined the SafeWork NSW “Roadmap” that has been…

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WAHA Activity Highlights

WAHA Activity Plans The Association Directors have now set out a schedule of regular teleconference meetings and face to face meetings to drive Association activity with more purpose and enthusiasm. The teleconference meetings will be every month and will be replaced by a face to face meeting every third month….

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Australian Standards Update

The Association Technical Committee representatives, working as part of the Australian Standards SF015 Committee, are continuing with the process of revising AS/NZS1891 Parts 1 to 3. This will likely result in a reformatting of the Standard into different parts – with the current view being:- AS/NZS1891.1 – Harnesses AS/NZS1891.2 –…

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E-News – WAHA Activity Highlights

WAHA Management Re-Organisation As members are aware, there has been a change at Director level within the Association. Both RISafety (Roofsafe) and Workplace Access & Safety have resigned from the Association and the Director representing MSA has left that company. Those Directors have been replaced by David Davis from Hi…

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