Dropped objects pose a significant safety risk at mine sites. Safe Work Australia found in 2017 that eight per cent of work-related injuries in Australia were caused by falling objects.
Working at heights is deemed by many organisations as a high-risk work activity. This is ever so evident at Queensland Rail (QR) maintenance workshops where workers regularly need to access areas at heights while undertaking service and maintenance activities on the fleet of QR track machines.
Dropsafe has announced an exclusive partnership with Victoria-based distributor Pacific Automation that will widen Dropsafe’s regional presence.
The risk of dropped objects is very real at mine sites. Safe to Work examines how Dropsafe is dedicated to putting a stop to drops.
Dropsafe Global Business Development Manager Gareth Warne tells Safe to Work that a dropped object doesn’t have to cause a dent to reputation, assets or individuals. Dropsafe global business development manager Gareth Warne is someone who is aware of the threats that come from above. “When you walk outside and look around there’s a huge … Continue reading LTI and fatalities can be prevented at mine sites