Falling from heights within the workplace is the second highest killer in all workplace accidents.
In 2016, 25 workers lost their lives due to falling from heights. A vast majority of these fatalities are from a height between 2-3 meters. Further to this, 17 workers were fatally injured by falling objects.
There are many ways to control the hazard of height and the associated risk, starting with nationally recognised training.
Platinum Safety and training can start you on the right foot by providing you the unit of competency: RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights. This nationally accredited training will provide all the basic information to ensure you maintain the highest level of safety whilst working at height.