Working at Heights Equipment Inspection

Working at Heights Equipment Inspection

Working at heights equipment requires inspection and assessment at regular intervals. In order to ensure all fall prevention, harnessing and roof access equipment are in perfect working order, working at heights equipment needs to be inspected by an accredited technician under Australian Standards. Depending on the variations of equipment, state legislation requires most working at heights equipment to be inspected, tested and recertified every six to twelve months.

Newcastle Safety Servicing are the leading experts in working at heights equipment inspection. We provide competent technicians that will come on-site to inspect, assess and certify equipment under Australian Standards. Alternatively, equipment inspections can be performed at one of our workshop facilities.

Our Experience with Working at Heights Equipment Inspections

The requirements for the maintenance of working at heights safety equipment are included in the AS/NZS1891.42009. In order to ensure that all workers operating at heights can have the utmost confidence in the equipment protecting them, regular inspections and assessments are required by an accredited competent technician. As per Australian standards, Newcastle Safety servicing will inspect all personal use equipment including harnesses, lanyards, connectors and fall arrest devices, as well as all common use equipment such as ropes, slings, fall arrest devices and mobile attachment devices.

Australian standards and state-based regulations mandate the inspection of working at heights equipment. As accredited working at heights equipment inspectors, Newcastle Safety Servicing understand that the safety of lives depends on the efficiency and durability of working at heights equipment. That’s why we’re so diligent with our working from heights inspections – proper assessment is the first line of defence against the hazards of faulty or damaged equipment.


Newcastle Safety Servicing employs highly trained technicians across a wide range of engineering disciplines. Our diverse experience and skillset enables us to deliver the working at heights equipment inspections and services on the east coast. Conveniently located in Newcastle, we can be onsite managing your equipment or delivering after-hours services at your convenience.

Reach & Resources

We have the reach and resources to provide comprehensive working at heights inspections across NSW.

End to End Support

Support for every step of the process. We'll diagnose, advise, and implement the necessary inspections on-site.

Extensive Experience

Our breadth of experience in providing heights equipment inspections means that we are more than capable.

Safety Lead

Above all else, our working at heights equipment inspections are centred on safety of all employees, clients and workers.

Local Resources

With staff and resources covering the whole East Coast of NSW - we've got your working at heights equipment covered.

Upfront Pricing

We deliver fair, transparent, upfront pricing on all working at heights equipment inspection projects.

Diverse Portfolio

We are the preferred working at heights equipment inspection professionals for all working at heights equipment.

Licensed Professionals

Strictly following Aus Standards for working at heights equipment inspections, we'll make sure everything is by the book.


How Often Do I Need Working at Heights Equipment Inspection Service?

How often you need working at heights equipment inspected will depend on the manufacturer’s recommendations and the state regulations for the devices. In the case of most pieces of working at heights equipment, regular inspections are advised every six to twelve months. If working at heights equipment is used heavily or in harsh conditions, the frequency of accredited inspections should be increased.

Why Are Working at Heights Equipment Inspection Services So Important?

Working at heights equipment is crucial to protecting workers from the risks of a fall, fragile materials, unprotected edges and adverse weather conditions. Without regular inspection of such equipment, devices can become neglected, damaged, frayed and hazardous to work with. The importance of regular height safety equipment inspection cannot be overstated - proper assessment is the first line of defence against the dangers of faulty or damaged equipment.

Which Industries Do You Service?

At Newcastle Safety Servicing, we service a wide range of industries. Our extent of experience and industry-leading knowledge into working at heights equipment inspection services has seen us work with clients across a diverse range of industries, including:

• Mining
• Communications
• Defence
• Aviation
• Utilities
• Ports & Maritime Services
• Agribusiness
• Local Councils Across NSW

Can’t see your industry? Don’t stress. This is just a basic outline of the most common industries we service across NSW.

How Much Does Working at Heights Equipment Inspection Service Cost?

How much working at heights equipment inspection services cost depends on the equipment involved and the worksite. All items of equipment that are in regular use will undergo periodic inspection and where necessary, servicing per the Australian Standards and manufacturer’s recommendations. If any pieces of equipment require additional servicing, Newcastle Safety Servicing will be sure to provide a quote prior to beginning the extra work.

At Newcastle Safety Servicing, we offer cost-effective working at heights equipment inspections, either on-site or off-site. Our dedicated team of technicians will provide you with reliable, competent and affordable inspection services so that you and your team can continue working and operating safely at heights.

What Working at Heights Equipment Is Inspected?

Working at heights equipment refers to the tools and devices used to ensure the safety of those working and operating at heights. An inspection will include but is not limited to, the assessment of:

• Harnesses
• Lanyards (single and twin tail)
• Type 1, 2 and 3 fall arrest devices
• Slings
• Connectors (carabiners, snap hooks, scaffolding hooks, mallions)
• Helmets
• Slings
• Rope
• Anchors & anchor points

All inspections will be carried out by an accredited technician from Newcastle Safety Servicing. All equipment will be tagged during the inspection, to create a safety register for your worksite. All tags will have the equipment name, serial number and the next due test date.

Which Brands Do You Service?

• Honeywell
• Draeger
• Sala
• Thermo Fisher
• Industrial Scientific
• Ferno


Do you require working at heights equipment inspections? Newcastle Safety Servicing is the answer for a thorough inspection, comprehensive assessment and servicing solutions. Contact us today, to discuss your working at heights requirements.