Fall prevention and scaffolding safety blitz evaluation 2019

Findings from a targeted inspectorate blitz on domestic and commercial construction sites; in response to numerous incidents across Australia where workers were seriously and fatally injured as a result of falls and scaffold collapses.

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Published: 30 Apr 2020
 
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File size: 130.85 kB
 
Length: 2 pages
 
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

Findings from a targeted inspectorate blitz on domestic and commercial construction sites; in response to numerous incidents across Australia where workers were seriously and fatally injured as a result of falls and scaffold collapses.

In 2019 WorkSafe Victoria conducted a targeted blitz covering

  • Fall prevention
  • Scaffold safety
  • Ladder use

This fact sheets covers 

  • How this was communicated to industry
  • What was found
  • Results
  • Enforcement actions
  • What's next