House construction: project intro and quick tips

3. What you can do now

Key issues and quick tips

Falls through voids

Falls through voids

  • Plan ahead and install a void cover as soon as it is needed
  • If you can’t, consider installing temporary stairs, barriers or fencing, or use a working platform

Unsafe movement of people and materials

Unsafe movement of people and materials

  • Before booking deliveries, decide where you’ll store materials and how you’ll move them safely
  • Keep walkways clear

Sun exposure

Sun exposure

  • Plan to work indoors or in shaded areas in the middle of the day when UV levels are high
  • Have broad spectrum SPF 30+ non-greasy sunscreen available on-site and encourage the use of sun-protective clothing

Delayed recovery and return to work

Delayed recovery and return to work

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