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The Benefits of Gender Neutral Toilets for an Inclusive Community

Gender Neutral Toilet Signage

Today, governments, organisations and community groups across Australia are taking positive steps towards providing accessible and inclusive places for all. However, there is still much that can be done. One aspect that has sparked plenty of discussion of late is the need for gender neutral toilets in workplaces and public spaces. While current legislation does […]

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Blue Disabled Car Park Bollards: Why the Height and Colour Matters

Carpark with Blue Flexible Carpark Bollards 1300mm High

When planning and designing public spaces, providing equal access to all is now a key aim—and this is where the Universal Design (UD) concept is helpful. However, with such a wide variety of people with various levels of ability, unfortunately at times certain groups can slip through the cracks and not have their needs adequately […]

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How AccessLatch Improves Accessibility to Fenced Community Playgrounds

Fenced playground to keep children safe

Most parents of small children would agree that the growing trend towards fenced community playgrounds is a positive move. The addition of a safety gate system such as MagnaLatch provides peace of mind, as it offers an additional layer of safety to prevent children from getting lost or wandering into a dangerous situation, such as […]

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How a Personal Duress Alarm Protects Lone Workers at Heights and in Confined Spaces

Lone workers need emergency duress alarms for when things go wrong

For those working at heights or in confined spaces, the risk of accident and injury is high—especially for employees who are working alone. So if your workforce includes lone workers who are operating in high-risk situations such as heights and tight spaces, it’s critical that you take targeted steps to minimise the harm. One way […]

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How to Protect Your Lone Care Workers with a Personal Duress Alarm

Staff safety and risk require personal duress alarms

In our community, many carers such as aged care workers, disability support workers and personal care workers support their clients in the person’s own home. Often, this involves working independently and may require them to travel to multiple locations each day. Working alone on private property means that the likelihood of personal injury from accidents […]

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3 Key Benefits of Installing an AccessLatch at Your Preschool or Early Learning Centre

Childproof fence and gate

When you work with or care for children, childproof gates are a must. Across Australia, they are used in preschools, kindergartens and childcare centres, and are highly effective at keeping children safe and ensuring compliance with the relevant safety and legal regulations and requirements. Magnalatch® is a trusted brand and popular choice for childproof gate […]

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