Thu 27 Apr 2017

Construction Safety Focus: Powered Mobile Plant – May 2017:

WorkSafe will be undertaking the “Powered Mobile Plant” Construction Safety Focus Campaign commencing Monday 1 May 2017, concluding Friday 26 May 2017.

Construction workers being hit or trapped by powered mobile plant continues to be a leading cause of death and serious injury in the construction industry.

The  aim of the focus visits is on the duty holders’ responsibilities, to provide a safe workplace for their employees, to ensure that members of the public are not exposed to risk to their health and safety and that duty holders are controlling risks associated with the use of powered mobile plant on construction sites.

As part of the Focus Campaign, the “Construction Safety Focus – Powered Mobile Plant” information sheet has been developed, click here to view.

A communication toolkit which contains suggested website, intranet, newsletter and social media posts has also been developed and can be used to promote the focus with your industry networks. CLICK HERE to download the toolkit.