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July 22, 2019
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Fall Prevention Devices Working At Heights

Fall prevention devices are pieces of equipment designed to prevent falls for temporary work at heights, and once in place require no further adjustments by workers that use those devices.  Temporary Work Platforms Temporary work platforms are working platforms besides […]
July 15, 2019
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Safety on Site – Work on the Ground or a Solid Structure

Working on a solid structure or on the ground can help to improve safety on a construction project significantly.  Safe Work Australia provides some detailed guidance for these working methods, as described below. Working On The Ground  If you can […]
July 8, 2019
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How To Identify Fall Hazards While On The Job

You need to identify all of the tasks and locations where a fall may cause an injury in the workplace.  That includes access to areas where work is conducted. The following are tasks that need extra attention when being carried […]
July 2, 2019
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What Is Required To Manage The Risk Of Falls At Work?

Many Australian workplaces expose workers to the risk of falling. Fall risk can be a very serious hazard, with falls regularly causing serious injury or even death.  Fall risks are particularly dangerous in any workplace or job where work must […]
May 29, 2019
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Guard Rails and Edge Protection

Falls and falls from heights is a major hazard which causes serious injury and death of workers. One of the hazards contributing to falls from heights is unprotected edges The risk of serious injury including death from a fall increases […]