Formwork and falsework guidance material

The General guide for formwork and falsework provides information for persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to manage formwork and falsework risks at a workplace.

This Guide is supported by specific formwork and falsework guides for:

  • falsework
  • formwork, and
  • slip, jump and travelling forms.

The Information Sheet: Formwork and falsework has also been developed to provide advice for small businesses and workers on managing formwork and falsework risks in the workplace.

The word ‘should’ is used in these documents to indicate a recommended course of action, while ‘may’ is used to indicate an optional course of action.

The words ‘must’, ‘requires’ or ‘mandatory’ indicate that a legal requirement exists in the WHS laws and must be complied with.

(These documents were published without all accessibility requirements for electronic documents met. Accessible word and PDF versions that meet all accessibility requirements are now available. These versions replace the previous ‘inaccessible’ versions.)

Publication Information

Topic: Construction
Type: Guidance material
Industry: Construction
Publication Date: 4/07/2014

ISBNTitle / DownloadFile FormatFile Size
zip 1. All Formwork and Falsework Guidance Materialzip3.59 MB
978-1-74361-786-1docx 2. General guide for formwork and falseworkdocx125.12 kB
978-1-74361-785-4pdf 2. General guide for formwork and falseworkpdf338.95 kB
978-1-74361-788-5docx 3. Guide to falseworkdocx861.02 kB
978-1-74361-787-8pdf 3. Guide to falseworkpdf230.70 kB
978-1-74361-784-7docx 4. Guide to formworkdocx1.69 MB
978-1-74361-783-0pdf 4. Guide to formworkpdf440.45 kB
978-1-74361-782-3docx 5. Guide to slip, jump and travelling formwork systemsdocx845.03 kB
978-1-74361-781-6pdf 5. Guide to slip, jump and travelling formwork systemspdf208.83 kB
978-1-74361-790-8docx 6. Formwork and falsework information sheetdocx692.86 kB
978-1-74361-789-2pdf 6. Formwork and falsework information sheetpdf139.81 kB


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