Construction safety focus: Demolition

WorkSafe’s focus on safe demolition works in the construction industry.
Last updated

Nov 2016

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File type and size

PDF, 79.16 kB

Document length

2 pages

What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visiting construction sites ensure that demolition works are planned and completed safely. It explains:

  • why inspectors check demolition works
  • common safety issues in demolition
  • how employers have duties to control risks during demolition and develop a safe work method statement
  • how employers should consult with health and safety representatives