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Falls management video series


Managing risk of falls including ladder safety

Did you know half of all falls that resulted in a fatality involved heights of 3 metres or less? Slips, trips and falls are the second leading cause of injuries in Australia and the most serious is falling from heights.

Our four-part educational video series will help business operators manage the risk when working at heights and assist them to comply with their work health and safety responsibilities.

Video 1: Falls from heights

Managing the risk of fall from one level to another that is likely to cause injury in line with the hierarchy of risk controls.

Video 2: Hierarchy of risk controls

Sets out the order of managing risks when working from heights and the equipment and systems to match.

Video 3: Safe use of portable ladders

Practical tips on how to use portable ladders correctly.

Video 4: Training and supervision

The importance of training and supervision to ensure safe work practises are being followed.

Remember, controlling falls risks is the only option.