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Author Tooma, Michael, author

Title Michael Tooma on working at heights / Michael Tooma
Published Sydney, NSW : CCH Australia Limited, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (72 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Legal duties in relation to working at heights risks -- Managing the risk of falls -- Eliminating the risk of falls from height -- Fall prevention devices -- Work positioning systems -- Fall-arrest systems -- Culture and working at heights
Summary "Incidents arising from working at heights are consistently amongst the highest causes of workplace fatalities in Australia. Not surprisingly, they are amongst the most frequently prosecuted categories of work health and safety risks. This book explores the law and practice on managing working from heights risks. It illustrates concepts using case examples and diagrams. The book forms part of a series of books focusing on safety duties in practice."-- Wolters Kluwer CCH Website
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes index
Notes Description from eBook on Wolters Kluwer CCH page (viewed May 2019)
Subject Altitudes -- Risk assessment
Construction industry -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Safety measures
Falls (Accidents)
Falls (Accidents) -- Prevention
Industrial safety -- Australia -- New South Wales
Ladders -- Safety measures
Scaffolding -- Safety measures
Form Electronic book
Author CCH Australia Limited, publisher,, distributor
ISBN 1925894401
9781925894400 (ePUB)
Other Titles Working at heights