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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 […]
May 29, 2019
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What is Good Housekeeping on a Construction Project?

Effective housekeeping can eliminate some workplace hazards and help get the job done safely and efficiently. Housekeeping is not just cleanliness. It includes keeping work areas neat and orderly; and it is ongoing not an occasional cleanup. Poor housekeeping can […]
May 29, 2019
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Guide to Special Duty Scaffolds

Special duty scaffolds are those with a specific design load for that particular scaffold. Special duty scaffolds differ from other scaffold working platforms that are typically rated as medium, light, or heavy duty and have standardised minimum dimensions and a […]