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Moving Or Falling Objects

Overview

Statistics show that thousands of employees are hit by moving or falling objects in the workplace every year, resulting in a significant number of injuries and in some cases, fatality.

In this module, we'll look at the hazards and how to mitigate the risks. Furthermore, we'll explore the legal requirements in relation to workplace safety and the responsibilities of both employers and employees.

Top Tips

  • Racking systems should be properly designed and installed
  • Pallets should be loaded correctly and inspected before use
  • Keep a record of inspections, damage and repairs