Construction safety focus: Formwork

WorkSafe’s focus on formwork in the construction industry.


What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visiting construction sites ensure that workplaces are managing the health and safety risks of formwork. It explains:

  • why inspectors check formwork on sites
  • common safety issues in formwork
  • how employers have duties to control risks of formwork in construction
  • how employers should consult with health and safety representatives