Safety Regulators Have YOU In Their Cross Hairs
In the next couple of pages you’re going to discover the single most alarming operational health and safety
trend facing all building and formwork companies in Australia today.
You’re going to discover why your current ways of preventing injuries in the workplace are no longer acceptable
– not for your workers, and not for government legislators.
But don’t despair…
In a few minutes you’ll be shown a quick and easy way to minimise many of the OHS dangers facing your
So, please be sure to watch all the way to the end because you’re going to be shown a way to substantially cut
back on the number of workplace injuries taking place on YOUR site.
Warnings From The Government Regulators To The Construction Industry…
Worksafe’s Executive Director, John Merritt also said that falls are among the biggest killers in Victorian
workplaces and all employers need to ensure that the risk are minimised. He gave these comments after 2 workers of
different sites fell to death from heights within 2 days.
Chris Webb who is the Director of WorkSafe’s Construction and Utilities program, said the risk of falls from
height are still not being adequately addressed by the construction industry – it is still common to find building
sites WITHOUT fall protection.
The Single Most Alarming Trend Facing All Formwork and Building Company Owners:
During February and March last year, WorkSafe Victoria sent out inspectors to 185 Victorian building sites to
assess the safety and fall preventions at the sites. The results were nothing short of SHOCKING. The inspectors
issued 37 Prohibition Notices and 26 Improvement Notices. 88 fall prevention issues were rectified while the
inspectors were present. What’s worse is that on 13 occasions, they saw situations so dangerous that they had to
order the work to stop immediately.
Why Your Current Methods for Preventing Workplace
Injuries Will NOT Be Acceptable In The Future
What Is The Current Practice Commonly Used In The Industry To Prevent Workers From Falling Through a
There are generally 2 methods that are commonly used in the industry to protect workers from falling through a
First is to use a larger piece of plywood to cover the hole. The plywood is simply nailed at four corners and
sprayed on its top the word “DANGER!” to alert workers of the danger.
Second method is to build a guardrail, fence, or safety mesh around the hole.
But, neither using plywood nor using guardrail provides the level of safety that each worker at site
But, it’s going to change from now on…
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