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Falling Objects

Hazard Related Topics


There is always a danger of objects falling from a height. For projects involving structures above ground level the danger is real and should be combated by the use of toe boards on all safety barriers and guard rails and by the use of chutes for waste materials.

Objects falling into excavations are also a real risk and precautions such as toe boards should be used.


  • Operations which may give rise to objects falling from a height.

Relevant Legislation