Concrete pumping is a widely used process in the construction industry.
Operating cranes is complex and dangerous and workers must have the necessary skills and capabilities to do it safely.
Demolition work is when you knock down or dismantle a structure or part of a structure that is load-bearing or somehow related to the physical integrity of the structure.
Elevating work platforms (EWPs) are mobile items of plant designed to lift or lower people and equipment by a telescopic, hinged or articulated device, or combination of these, from a base support.
Excavation work generally involves removing soil or rock from a site to form an open face, hole or cavity using tools, machinery or explosives.
Certain types of work can be hazardous and require specific skills, capabilities and licences. Under the model Work Health and Safety Regulations, licences are required for; asbestos removal and clearance, high risk work, demolition work and major hazard facilities.
Plant includes any machinery, equipment, appliance, container, implement and tool, and includes any component or anything fitted or connected to those things.
Every year, quad bikes are a major cause of death and serious injury in rural workplaces, with many incidents associated with rollovers.
Safe design is about integrating hazard identification and risk assessment methods early in the design process to eliminate or minimise risks of injury throughout the life of the product (including buildings, structures, equipment and vehicles) being designed.
A scaffold is a temporary structure erected to support access or working platforms. Scaffolds are commonly used in construction work so workers have a safe, stable work platform when work can’t be done at ground level or on a finished floor.
Tunnelling work includes constructing a tunnel and supporting systems and associated temporary work.