Sat 08 Feb 2014

Member Safety Alert – Lifting with Slings

Civil Contractors Federation (TAS) would like to take this opportunity to remind industry that you need to have provisions in place to maintain a safe work environment and minimise the inherent and any residual risk to all workers.

As members are aware a fatal accident occurred on a Hobart building site recently. Workplace Standards is investigating the incident, and while the cause of the incident is not yet know, preliminary reports have suggested that the beam may have come free of the webbing sling as it was being positioned.

The attached document is provided as guidance for the industry.

Membe Safety Alert Lifting with Slings

For more information on safety requirements please contact a specialist in this area or for any other enquiries please contact the CCF TAS Branch on (03) 6248 4697.