Construction safety focus: Falling objects

WorkSafe’s focus on preventing workers from being injured by falling objects on construction sites.
Last updated

Jan 2019

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 419.38 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visiting construction sites check that workplaces are controlling the risks of workers being injured by falling objects. It explains:

  • how workers can be injured by falling objects
  • common causes of objects falling and where they often land
  • the duties of workplaces to maintain a safe work environment
  • how workplaces can control risks