Safety alerts

WorkSafe ACT issues safety alerts for identified hazards and work health and safety incidents. Alerts issued by WorkSafe are available below.

2020

DateTypeTitle
15 June 2020 Incident Collapse of steel formwork
6 February 2020 Incident Residential construction - Working at heights
23 January 2020 Advice Understanding safety systems on worksites

2019

DateTypeTitle
3 December 2019 Incident Earth leakage circuit breaker
26 August 2019 Incident Power tool and manual handling
4 July 2019 Advice Potential for dangerous scaffolding collapse
12 June 2019 Incident Construction site fire
28 May 2019 Incident Overhead electrical risks
13 May 2019 Advice Precast panel structure
9 April 2019 Incident Formwork collapse
6 March 2019 Incident Crane incidents
4 March 2019 Incident Extreme weather events impacting scaffolding
7 February 2019 Incident Precast panel falling from structure
9 January 2019 Incident Food mincing/slicing machinery

Historic safety alerts

DateTypeTitle
21 December 2018 Incident Heavy vehicle tyre inflation
30 November 2018 Incident Inspection and maintenance of skip bins
6 August 2018 Incident Gas explosion
25 July 2018 Advice Asbestos in bunsen burner gauze mats
18 April 2017 Incident Underground cable identification
9 March 2017 Incident Working on and operating electrical installations or equipment
20 February 2017 Incident Scaffolding safety
2 February 2017 Incident Power tool safety
24 November 2016 Incident Working on electrical meters
22 September 2016 AdviceUnflued gas heaters and your health
23 August 2016 Incident Aerosol can safety
23 August 2016 Incident Basic electrical safety on construction sites
23 August 2016 Incident Heavy vehicle safety
19 July 2016 Incident Crane safety
December 2010 Incident Disposal of clinical waste - Sharps and needles
December 2010 Incident Electrical incident
December 2010 Incident Power leads and electrical appliances
November 2010 Incident Forklift safety

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