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Over the next 12 months, across all industry sectors, inspectors will be distributing new Dangerous machines and your worksite flyers. A specific construction industry flyer has been developed and provides guidance on what you should do when using power tools that commonly cause injuries on construction sites. Nail guns, grinders, power and drop saws are the tools most commonly reported to WorkSafe as having caused an injury.
The information on planning the job, checking your equipment, training and supervising workers is also applicable to other powered and unpowered tools.
With the launch of the new online plant registration system, owners of registrable plant can now register or update their plant registration with WorkSafe Victoria for free online.
Do you have any of the following at your workplace? Are they registered with WorkSafe?
– Cranes (mobile, tower and self-erecting tower cranes)
– Concrete placing units (truck mounted with boom)
– Lifts, escalators or moving walk ways
– Building maintenance units
– Boilers (Category A, B or C)
– Pressure vessels (air compressors or air receivers)
– Amusement structures.
The law prohibits the owners of the plant listed above from using their plant unless it is registered with WorkSafe.