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Thumbs Up From Ashfield Public School – Safehook Euro Bag Hooks

Safehook Euro Hooks get the thumbs up from Ashfield Public School

Euro hook’s Installed At Ashfield Primary School, ASHFIELD, NSW

Right back at you Ashfield public school, thumbs up from Safehook.
We love this photo, thank you so much Cheryl Gurney for sharing it with us all, and congratulations to you all on your new Euro Hook installation, we particularly like the way you mounted your Euro hooks on stained timber batons, they look great.

Easy to install, easy to clean, colourful, safe and strong, Safehook’s Euro hook is a popular choice of Aussie school’s and a better alternative to sharp metal  bag and hat hook’s. Available in a six colours Euro Hooks are built to survive indoors or out, these hooks will stand the test of time and we are sure they will please. Proving yet again that Safehooks are more than just Tough Hooks, they look great too.

Euro hooks have been tested in house to support up to 40kgs, helping get gear 0ff the floor and onto the wall.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

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OZ-Ihooks At St Brigid’s Public School, WA

St Brigid’s Primary School, Middle Swan WA

OZ-Ihook’s – St Brigid’s Primary School, MIDDLE SWAN, WA

“Please send more bag hooks”
Peter Constable
St Brigid’s Primary School.

And we will send more Peter with absolute pleasure. By the way the new OZIhooks look great, congratulations.

Peter was kind enough to share a photo of his before and after installation what you see above is the New here is what the school replaced.

 Easy to install, easy to clean, colourful, safe and strong, Safehook’s OZ-Ihook is the perfect choice for school bag and hat hook storage. Built to survive indoors or out, these hooks will stand the test of time and we are sure they will please. Proving yet again that Safehooks are more than just Tough Hooks, they look great too.

OZ-I and OZ-Yhooks have been tested in house to support up to 150kgs, these hooks not only look good they’re tough and safe.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

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OZ-Ihooks At Austral Public School, NSW

OZIhook’s Installed at Austral Public School, NSW

OZ-Ihooks – Austral Public School, Austral, NSW

“We love our bag hooks”
Sharon Mcpherson
Austral Public School.

Once again we are delighted to see how our products are being used, as we are to hear that our customers are happy with their Safe Hooks.

Austral Public School showing us once again just how easy it is to incorporate bag storage into other wise forgotten spaces, clever mounting of hooks to boards, fitted to handrails, what a great idea.

Easy to install, easy to clean, colourful, safe and strong, Safehook’s OZ-Ihook is the perfect choice for school bag and hat hook storage. Built to survive indoors or out, these hooks will stand the test of time and we are sure they will please. Proving yet again that Safehooks are more than just Tough Hooks, they look great too.

OZ-I and OZ-Yhooks have been tested in house to support up to 150kgs, these hooks not only look good they’re tough and safe.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

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OZ-Ihooks At Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School WA

OZIhook’s installed at Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School. Western Australia

OZ-Ihooks -Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School, Glen Iris

“The kids loved them.”
Brenda O’Connor
Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School.

Says it all doesn’t it, and Brenda we are so pleased the kids love their new OZI Bag and Hat hooks. We think they look great.

It’s so easy to get rid of clutter, getting school bags off the floor and smartening up an entrance way.

Easy to install, easy to clean, colourful, safe and strong, Safehook’s OZ-Ihook is the perfect choice for school bag and hat hook storage. Built to survive indoors or out these hooks will stand the test of time and we are sure they will please.

OZ-I and OZ-Yhooks have been tested in house to support up to 150kgs, these hooks not only look good they’re tough and safe.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

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OZ-Ihook Installation For ARKit Victoria

OZ-Ihooks – Demountable Classrooms Installation

How good does this bag storage area look? ARKit get 10/10 for their use of Safehook’s OZ-Ihooks in Black and Yellow.

There is no question demountable classrooms have come a long way and ARKit’s new classrooms are no exception. Demountable classroom facilities in todays schools today are state of the art and Safehook are delighted to be able to provide products that keep with the trend.

Easy to install, easy to clean, colourful, safe and strong, Safehook’s OZ-Ihook is the perfect choice for school bag and hat hook storage.

ARKit Victoria’s Installation of OZ-Ihooks – Demountable Classroom’s

OZ-I and OZ-Yhooks have been tested in house to support up to 150kgs, these hooks not only look good they’re tough and safe.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

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Latest Safehook Advertisement As Seen in Nov 2018 Australian Education Reporter & School News

Tested to support up to 150kgs, these hooks not only look good they’re tough and they’re safe.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

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New Colours – Violet OZ-hook Button’s Now Available

New to the safehook colour range in 2018 is Violet, and WOW doesn’t it look good?

Over ten colours now available in the OZ-hook button line-up.

Suitable for use with either the OZ-Yhook and or the OZ-Ihook, Violet buttons are now available for your selection.

Available in mixed packs and or single colour ways, Violet OZ-hook buttons compliment our already comprehensive range of colour options that include Black, Scarlet, Grape (Green), Pink, Yellow, Blue, Sky, White & Tango. With three colour bases to select from your ability to mix your colours up and dress up your walls has never been greater.

Manufactured in Australia from super tough injection moulded polypropylene, UV treated for serious outdoor use.

Both our OZ-Y and our OZ-I hook’s are perfectly suited for use in schools, sporting clubs, public swimming pools, hospitals, construction, the home and more. Our OZ hook range has been ergonomically designed with function in mind.  Both our OZ hooks offer smooth unobtrusive design that is safe on clothes and safe on people. No sharp edges or protrusions.

Tested to support up to 150kgs, these hooks not only look good they’re tough and they’re safe.

For more information about this and or other Safehook products we would encourage you to drop us a line at sales@safehook.com.au or call +61 7 3511 1668

Violet buttons are now available, to find out more visit our on-line store. Click here

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Installing Your Safe Hook Products

We are frequently asked how to install our Safehook products.

Safehook products are designed to be installed indoors or out. They are manufactured from a moulded UV stabilised polypropylene, and as is the case with the OZ-Y and the OZ-I hooks are supplied with stainless steel screw fixings, our Euro hooks are supplied without screws.

Generally, we suggest all hooks be fitted to a timber rail or similar, which in turn is fixed to a wall. Fitting your new hooks this way will save considerable time and effort especially if the final installation surface is masonry.

A good example of how to install Safehook OZ-Ihooks. Hooks fitted to a 140mm wide Merbau substrate screwed to the wall.

Without wishing to appear to be state the obvious, some substrates are stronger and more stable than others. We do recommend hooks be fixed to a solid timber rail or panel at least 18mm thick and at least 85mm wide, this will best support the body of each hook as its important to ensure top and bottom screw fixing points are at least 20mm from the edge of the timber substrate.

Our OZ-Y and OZ-I hooks are supplied with stainless steel wood screws. Screws supplied with this product are suitable to be fixed to a 30mm thick substrate, anything less than this will result in she screws supplied popping through the back of the substrate. In the case of both these products we recommend a timber substrate at least 100mm wide, noting it is possible to fix these products successfully to a narrower substrate no less then 85mm in width.

Whilst it is possible to fit any of our Safehook products directly to a dry wall or similar we do not recommend this installation method as the load capacity of each hook will be significantly reduced.

We suggest a qualified person be consulted prior to installing any hooks, this person should be suitably capable of determining the strength of the wall the hooks are to be fitted to and the most suitable method to best fix your hooks the wall. As always if in doubt ask.

For more information and or to buy our products visit the Safe Hook web site www.safehook.com.au and or call 07 3511 1668 we’d be happy to help you.

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Slips, Trips and Falls

We look to our schools to provide a safe learning environment for our children, and in the main Australian schools do a good job with the funds they are allocated. So does school funding go far enough, and how do schools set their priorities and balance expenditure against funding allocations?

More and more schools tell us they rely on contributions from Parents and Citizens to make ends meet. Schools do what they can when they can. School funding is clearly inadequate.

How often do items on that list of things to do roll over from one year to another as a result of lack of funding and or resource, and what is the final cost of ignoring fixing issues early in the piece?

The cost of providing a safe work place, & or not providing a safe work place in today’s schools is increasing annually, with increased costs of premiums and claims, costs considerable by any account.

Our research suggests that a major contributor to insurance claims resulting from accidents in the work place are a result of slips, trips and falls. Common hazards can include;

  • Narrow walkways,
  • Dangerous fixings and finishes on floors and walls,
  • Floor damage and or uneven walkway surfaces,
  • Poor or no signage or warnings,
  • Poor lighting,
  • Obstructed view of the walkway,
  • Loose Matts,
  • Clutter on the floor,
  • Loose cords and cables, &
  • Water on the floor & slippery pathways.

General housekeeping and attention to detail addresses most of the above, like picking up loose cords and cleaning up spills etc, the obvious normally attended to quickly, unfortunately some of the above does go unattended. Hazards like narrow walkways, poor lighting, obscured vision, uneven floors etc are often overlooked due to shortfalls in funding, worse still they have been there so long they’re considered every day.

Today’s modern buildings address much of the above through compliance to standards such as AS1428 and the Australian building code, standards and codes that are prescriptive in detail related to new building design. However, many of our schools were designed and built prior to current building regulations and standards, many older buildings unwittingly accumulating hazards, most adopted as good ideas at the time.

A example of an adopted hazard is where walkways are obstructed or narrowed as a result of the introduction of furniture like seating, lockers or bag racks (fixed and or loose) outside classrooms, specifically those areas where walkways are already tight for example second story balconies etc.

The problem of clutter on the floor is an ever-present issue both for new and old builds. The most popular example of which results from school bags dumped on the ground in front of doorways and in passageways forming not only a potential trip hazard’s, as they do obstructions to emergency egress paths.

Insurance companies will tell you that understanding your responsibility in attending to existing and potential hazards is important, and it is. So, what is the cost of ignoring hazards? The answer is significant.

Safehook Australia can help. Safehook offer an affordable means of providing wall storage for bags, hats and clothing, getting gear off the floor and onto the wall. Our products are compact, built tough, suitable for indoors and or outdoor installation and designed to minimise trauma associated with falling against the product.

Replacing bag racks and lockers with bag hooks not only potentially increases walkway space, it reduces cleaning, and reduces maintenance, offering reduced costs, savings that over time add up, aside from other benefits of increasing visibility and improving general safety (no place for rubbish and or other more sinister things to hide),  our products are affordable, quick and easy to install.

For more information and or to buy our products visit the Safe Hook web site www.safehook.com.au and or call 07 3511 1668 we’d be happy to help you.

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