“New research published by Safe Work Australia shows the death toll from falling objects on Australian worksites have nearly doubled in recent years.”
In the report, “Key Work Health and Safety Statistics, Australia 2014”, published by Safe Work Australia, deaths from falling objects have increased from 18 in 2009-10 to 30 as of 2011-12. The alarming rise in deaths from falling objects place Safety Professionals under more pressure to control falling object hazards. Controlling hazards caused by falling objects are compounded by the range of potential hazards from lifting operations, to hand held tools and equipment coupled with the propensity for human error.
This Small Falling Objects Prevention Safework Site has been designed to offer a complete end-to-end solution for the control of small falling object hazards at your workplace. By using the step by step program, and the educational tools provided, you can customise the program and select the correct products to suit the unique needs of your workplace.