To understand the key risk taking behaviours that lead to the top ten fatalities in construction.
To show you that the causes of fatalities are often minor.
To remind you that if you do not die you may end up with a health condition or disability that may stop you from working.
Exercise 1 What do you think are the main causes of fatalities on construction sites?
Top 10 Identified Causes of Fatalities - Fall from a ladder- - Fall through a fragile roof covering - During lifting operations - Being struck by moving plant - Falls from scaffolds - Fall down an internal void - Asphyxiation by fumes - Crushed by falling excavation - Trapped and crushed by MEWP
Exercise 2 1. What are the behaviours or actions that would have happened just before this fatality occurred? 2. Why might this have happened? (Think about the management, policy, procedure, worker and team).