Bushfire recovery: Re-fencing properties after bushfire

How to eliminate or reduce the workplace health and safety risks for people re-fencing rural properties after bushfires.

Last updated

Feb 2009

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PDF, 241.33 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

After a bushfire, many rural properties need to be re-fenced. Many people who help with this work can exposed to health and safety risks such as using unsafe machinery and equipment lifting heavy loads and being in traffic hazards. This document outlines how to plan for re-fencing work. It explains:

  • how to think about and plan for exposure to these hazards
  • ways to develop safe working systems
  • how to plan for risks in and around the work site
  • how to look after people on the work site