As your height safety partners, we will be with you at every step in these testing times and will continue to provide safe work environments for those working at heights nation wide. Get to know the height safety specialists you have been dealing with and learn a few COVID-19 Top Tips from our team here at Anchor Safe. TOP TIP No.1 “Remember the T-rex couldn’t wash it’s hand’s and now it’s extinct”
Years with Anchor Safe: 13 Years
What do you bring to the team: I have a great general knowledge due to real life experiences in all aspects of height safety. I also have a unique easy-going style of leadership (if you could call it leadership😏), truly believing in the clichés, “Lead by Example” and “there is no I in team”
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Enjoy spending time with my family, enjoy spending time outdoors, enjoy relaxing with some sort of alcoholic beverage,usually a scotch on ice.
Favourite Food: My Favourite food is a rib fillet steak with a side of chips and salad, or otherwise a beef burger with the lot!
Covid-19 Hack: Maintain a routine as much as possible, it may be as simple as getting up at your normal time and putting on your work uniform. Also stay in touch with your work colleagues as much as possible.
Years with Anchor Safe: Since first established back in 2007, 14 years going strong.
What do you bring to the team: 20 years of experience in dealing with customer relationships and a vast knowledge of height safety solutions that we have and continue to provide for our clients. I bring to the team encouragement, support & team spirit.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: I enjoy being outdoors – working around the house in the garden and maintaining the lawns. I also enjoy going out with the family in the summer to the lake and cooking a meal on the BBQ and doing the same in the winter months in the high country.
Favourite Food: Sunday roasts are my favourite, but i guess what i like best is a nice snack tray with a good bottle of scotch.
Covid-19 Hack: Not having to work from home during this lock down period, things didn’t change that much other than it was so quiet in the office with all the other staff working from home. This enabled me to stay completely focused on my client interaction and the results were rewarding.
Years with Anchor Safe: 9 Years
What do you bring to the team: 4 years of experience on the tools – installing and providing safe access solutions to a range of different clients. 5 years of designing experience and finding solutions to our customers height related issues.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: I enjoy spending time with my family in the great outdoors including fishing, firewooding and farming.
Favourite Food: A Juicy Red Steak!
Covid-19 Hack: Stay Positive | Stay Active | Stay Healthy | Stay Humble 😊
Favourite product to promote while in lockdown: I like to promote fold down ladders for attic access as people are at home and looking to utilise storage space in their attics.
Years with Anchor Safe: Coming up 3 years
What do you bring to the team: Youngest in the team so all the pranks get played on me, but my role is to ensure that all our clients have compliant systems in place for the protection of themselves and everyone working at heights.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Head up a mountain for a 4wd trip, wood cutting, BBQ and plenty of drinks with mates!
Favourite Food: Pizza or chicken and chips with plenty of Peri Peri sauce.
Covid-19 Hack: Eat as much as you can, drink as much as you can and enjoy life to the max!
Years with Anchor Safe: 8 Years
What do you bring to the team: I’m a qualified Carpenter – Trade Knowledge. I started on the tools with Anchor Safe so I’m familiar with the on-site side of things. I’m a problem solver, I’m self-motivated, hardworking and a doer!
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Family. Water Sports in Summer. Love my footy! Passionate Roosters (NRL) & Essendon (AFL) Supporter. Small projects to keep my Carpentry skills alive.
Favourite Food: Can’t beat a Chicken Parmi and a cold beer.
Covid-19 Hack: Remember the T-rex couldn’t wash it’s hand’s and now it’s extinct.
Years with Anchor Safe: 3 Years
What do you bring to the team: Nearly 50 years of work experience, also quite a good table tennis player.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Cycling, gym, golf, watching the local footy, and catching up with family & friends for a few quiet sips.
Favourite Food: Roast Lamb
Covid-19 Hack: Staying focused: Ensure you stick to your daily routine as if you were heading into the office & also self-discipline. Tip to stay active: Get up from your work station every hour, do a few minutes of exercise, I’m fortunate enough to go for a bike ride at lunchtimes weather permitting, if not I do some Gym work.
Years with Anchor Safe: 6.5 Years
What do you bring to the team: Qualified Carpenter and 6 years experience in height safety.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Guitar/playing music, skating, mountain bike, snow boarding, water skiing/wake boarding, Family, church and making stuff out of timber
Favourite Food: Burgers and burritos for sure. And dessert
Covid-19 Hack: Buy some gym gear and get the smartwod app for workout programming to stay active. To stay focused at home – headphones for when the baby is crying
Best lockdown activity: Making music
Years with Anchor Safe: Almost wonderful 3 years
What do you bring to the team: I bring to the team willingness and dedication to upholding and implementing workplace health and safety process and I generally make the workplace a better place all round haha.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Firepit Fridays with a beer is a great way to finish the week and welcome the weekend. Spending time with my family, going on hikes, visiting wineries, and catching up with Friends and Family are a big one for us as well.
Favourite Food: Anything my Grandma Cooks, and a really good risotto. I also can not go without chocolate.
Covid-19 Hack: When working from home create a positive work environment in your home office and if its great weather outside try working in the sun. Take a break from your screen, not just a toilet break! Step away stretch your legs and give your eyes a rest. In a normal day I would normally step away from my desk to talk with other staff member.
Years with Anchor Safe: 1 Year
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Triathlon & True crime docos
Favourite Food: I really enjoy a good beef burger and chips with gravy (of course)
Covid-19 Hack: Make sure you have a routine and make sure you are flexible with others as “We are all in this together”
Years with Anchor Safe: 9 Months
What do you bring to the team: Brand Awareness – Ensuring Anchor Safes brand is seen everywhere, also bring to the team 4 years’ experience and persistence to find solutions to ensure every workers gets home safe.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Always a good laugh to get on the skis or snowboard in the winter months. Also enjoy a good wake boarding session.
Favourite Food: Cheeseburgers and bourbons
Covid-19 Hack: Fix up an old van or car (preferably a Delica) and convert it into a camper van with all the accessories including a generator, roof racks, curtains & pantry THEN just park up at any location and call it home!
Years with Anchor Safe: 2 Years & 3 Months
What do you bring to the team: A well-rounded view of the building and construction industry, which flows over to Facilities and Industrial Fields. Flexibility to address any inquiry and a mature view to work / life balance
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Although my work is not extremely Physical, I make up for that when not working, with all thing’s associated with building a rural property. Also enjoy occasional Bike riding (Motorbike) and anything that has a motor and can exert a few G forces puts a smile on my dial.
Favourite Food: Breaded Lamb, my wife does the BEST Spicy Asian food (Satay always seems logical) Blue Cheese with a JD and Coke (Diet of cause)
Covid-19 Hack: Stay calm | Don’t over eat | Get exercise. There’s always another side to the mountain you climb, its usually down hill 😊
Years with Anchor Safe: 12 Months
What do you bring to the team: Passion and Drive: I am extremely lucky to be in this industry and have such a wonderful job. I enjoy the team focus in the company and consistently strive to be the best I can as an individual and a salesperson. We all have a great future ahead.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Boxing with my mates for fitness and social interaction. Weekend lunch and dinners
Favourite Food: Seafood and pasta
Covid-19 Hack: “Stay fit and healthy”
Top tip on staying active during lockdown: Do something every day, have a plan the week or night before. Get your partner to pull the doona off and get out of bed 😊
Years with Anchor Safe: 9 Months
What do you bring to the team: Dedication and perseverance to assisting clients with tailored compliant solutions within height safety.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Holidaying
Favourite Food: BBQ, seafood, pasta, pizza, wine and beers
Covid-19 Hack: When it rains look for rainbows, when it’s dark look for stars, when times are dreary make them worthwhile.
Years with Anchor Safe: Around 5 years
What do you bring to the team: Experience and determination.
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Spending time with the grand children, and tinkering around in the garage.
Favourite Food: Sushi and seafood. Love a pack of smith’s chips washed down with Canadian club while watching TV
Covid-19 Quote: Really wish we had a dog right now but then I remember that old slogan.. a dog is for life, not just for a global pandemic.
Years with Anchor Safe: 6 Months
What do you bring to the team: Whilst new to the height safety industry, i bring a strong work ethic, and a great passion in ensuring my clients expectations and requirements are met. I enjoy the challenge of learning new information and pride myself on always finding the answers
What do you enjoy doing when your not at work: Anything to do with sports. Mainly watching these days. I don’t have the energy to participate anymore since I spend nearly all my free time at home stopping my staffy trying to eat my little rabbit!
Favourite Food: Anything and everything. YouTube ‘What Eddie Hall Eats’ and you’ll get the idea!
Covid-19 Hack: My top tip for staying active during lockdown – Let your rabbit in the house and forget you didn’t lock the doggy door. You’ll never move so quick. Also, there are 8 billion people on earth so there is ALWAYS someone to talk to and ALWAYS someone who’ll listen.