High risk hazards can present differently on worksites, depending on the type and stage of the project.
To get you started, we’ve prepared some information on how to manage the risk associated with the top four high-risk hazards in the building and construction industry.
The top four:
Working at heightsFalling from any height can lead to death or long-term injuries.
Electrical and powerElectricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property.
PlantMachine safety is everyone’s responsibility – including managers, supervisors, maintenance workers and employees.
Falling objectsPreventing objects falling on people is critical to ensuring a safe workplace.