High Risk Construction Work

Do you perform High Risk Construction Work?

Check each of the following to determine if you do ‘High risk construction work’:

  • Work performed where a person could fall more than 3 metres.
  • Work performed below ground (in a trench) deeper than 1.5m or in a Tunnel.
  • Work performed with powered mobile plant  (e.g. bobcat).
  • Work performed with or near hazardous substances.
  • Work will be performed in a confined space.
  • Work performed on or near energised electrical services (e.g. electricity or gas).
  • Work performed on or near gas main, chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines.
  •  Work involves, or is likely to involve, the disturbance of asbestos.
  • Work involves tilt-up or pre-cast concrete sections.
  • Work involves demolition of an element of a structure that is load-bearing or otherwise related to the physical integrity of the structure.
  • Work involves structural alterations or repairs that require temporary support to prevent collapse.
  • Work on, in or adjacent to a road, railway, shipping lane or other traffic corridor that is in use by traffic other than pedestrians. 
  • Work performed in artificial extremes of temperature (e.g. hot or cold).
  • Work performed on a telecommunication tower.
  • Work involves the use of explosives.
  • Work performed by 1 person, isolated from other workers.
  • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere
  • Work in or near water or other liquid that involves a risk of drowning.

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