Blogs. The Lifting Company is a Western Australian owned and operated company, which was formed in 2001 to provide specialised Lifting, Rigging, Height Safety, Material Handling products and services to Perth’s construction, mining, industrial, and engineering sectors.

Based 15 minutes from the Perth CBD, we employ 30 to 40 highly trained and experienced staff. We can assist with product sales, technical advice, on-site inspections, equipment repairs and testing (using NATA calibrated equipment), and custom engineering for metal fabrication.

Our Welshpool workshop is fitted with state-of-the-art fabrication equipment as well as our own NATA accredited testing facility, which allows us to load test and certify a wide range of equipment. Our clients can rest assured that all gear is tested using the highest quality equipment and in accordance with strict Australian Standards.

With some of Australia’s most knowledgeable experts in lifting, rigging, and height safety equipment working on our premises every day, we can guarantee the reliability of every product that leaves our workshop.

TLC MkI and MkII System Redevelopment
The back half of 2017, saw us here at The Lifting Company very busy!! Wanting to always improve on our product, we gathered all our client feedback  and took to redeveloping the operating system of the MkI and MkII mobile fall arrest SkyHooks. After many months of hard work and trial and error, the first four units have finally been loaded out. Rather than r
MYTH: “I don’t need any fall protection; it’s only going to take me a couple of minutes to install that equipment”
TRUTH Fall protection must be provided when employees are performing working at height on a working surface with an unprotected side or edge, or wherever there is a risk of a fall. The length of time needed to perform that work has no bearing on the employers duty to provide fall protection, and the employees duty to use it on minute or one hour. In 201