WorkSafe Victoria is reminding all employers about the importance of addressing the risks of falling objects on construction sites following an incident in Melbourne’s CBD recently.

A large metal prop fell from the 56th level of the building site and struck a work shed 53 levels below at the Collins Street site.It happened while workers were removing bracing for the 3 metre prop, which was used to support a concrete slab.

Thankfully nobody was injured in the incident however in cases like this workers as well as members of the public are at risk. Read more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/03/worksafe-warns-dangers-falling-objects/#.XIovVbglE1l

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