Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls result in thousands of injuries every year. Most common are musculoskeletal injuries, as well as cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations. According to WorkSafe, in 2009-10, more than 3100 Victorian workers suffered serious injuries as a result of a slip, trip or fall. Many slips, trips and falls can be easily prevented and many solutions can be implemented at minimal cost.

Ladders - What are the Rules and Regulations?
Page Outline Introduction to ladders in the workplace Are ladders being used safely? Stepladders Employer duties Ladder Licenses See also "Falls from heights are a...
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Slips, trips and falls - general information
Slipping, tripping, or falling at the workplace can lead to serious injuries.  The employer has a duty of care to provide and maintain a safe...
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Stepladders
... when is it safe to use one? And how should it be used? Before use Before using a stepladder, check that you are fit to...
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Steps and Stairs at work
Steps and stairs are a common workplace hazard across Victoria.  There is nothing in OHS/WHS legislation that specifically addresses steps and/or stairs safety in the workplace.  Both...
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Working from Heights - what are the regulations?
On June 18, the consolidated Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 came into effect. Prevention of Falls is part Part 3.3 of Chapter 3: Physical...
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