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UpdatesOct 25, 2020

Work platform fall sparks alert

SafeWork NSW has issued an alert following an incident where a construction worker sustained serious head injuries after he fell from a work platform, a plank, which was resting on an A-frame ladder at one end and scaffolding on the other.

SafeWork NSW has issued an alert following an incident where a construction worker sustained serious head injuries after he fell from a work platform, a plank, which was resting on an A-frame ladder at one end and scaffolding on the other.

The regulator says that, when working at heights on work platforms or scaffolds, the following reasonably practicable control measures should be taken:

When using scaffolds, operators must ensure that:

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