Safe Scaffolding Is Everyone’s Business

Working at height is a requirement for many workers across different trades, and they need to be confident they can do so safely. Under workplace health and safety laws, those erecting scaffolding hold significant responsibilities. Safe scaffolding is everyone’s business. Workers are expected to carry out their duties under their employers’ systems and follow manufacturer’s recommendations.

However, recent prosecutions have highlighted the dangers of scaffolding going wrong, particularly when it comes to handover procedures and the scaffolding’s use after handover. This Worksafe Queensland article highlights that fundamental obligations are sometimes being neglected in the industry.

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Don’t allow your construction business to be caught out and suffer the serious consequences of not fulfilling site safety obligations. At Sitemax we provide the best quality scaffolding products to ensure the safety of your construction site. At Sitemax, we make it easy.

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