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Safety Alert - Worksafe VIC - Edge Protection - Guard Railing Failure

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Worksafe Victoria have issued a safety alert relating to guard railing.  There have been several recent incidents where guardrails have failed on edge protection systems when force is applied by workers or materials.

Last month, a construction worker fell five meters when the guardrail on the edge protection system gave way when he leant against it.

To see this safety alert press here:   Victorian Safety Alert - handrail collapse

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