Construction safety focus: Falling objects

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

Published: 31 Jan 2019
File type: PDF
File size: 419.38 kB
Length: 2 pages
Reading level: Easy

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