Construction safety focus: Formwork

WorkSafe’s focus on formwork in the construction industry.
Last updated

Feb 2018

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File type and size

PDF, 289.04 kB

Document length

2 pages

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