Construction safety focus: Structural collapse

WorkSafe’s focus on preventing structures from collapsing the construction industry.
Last updated

Aug 2017

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 277.47 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visit construction sites to ensure workplaces are managing the risks of structures collapsing. It explains:

  • how people can be injured by structures collapsing
  • common stability issues
  • the duties of workplaces to manage risks
  • how employers should consults with health and safety representatives about