Construction safety focus: Prevention of falls

Falls remain one of the leading causes of death and serious injury in Victoria’s construction industry.


What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visiting construction sites check how workplaces identify and prevent the risk of falls. It explains:

  • common construction fall hazards
  • the duties of workplaces to manage health and safety
  • how to manage high risk construction work
  • the role of employees in working safely