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Scaffolding Safety Reminder

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

This safety alert is published as a result of a recent incident where a worker was struck by a scaffold plank that fell 30 metres.

The plank and other scaffolding components were dislodged when a materials hoist was raising a load adjacent to the scaffolding. The worker suffered serious head and spinal injuries.

To view the alert issued from Workcover NSW - press here


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