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Date Posted19/10/2018

WorkSafe ACT Investigation Due to Serious Safety Incident

A collapse of prefabricated concrete panels on a construction site in Braddon has prompted an investigation by WorkSafe ACT.

The incident happened at a high rise residential construction site with reports saying the prefabricated concrete panels collapsed in a lift shaft with one panel falling approximately 7 metres into the shaft well.

The shaft was empty at the time and no injuries occurred.

WorkSafe have engaged the services of an independent engineer as part of the investigation and the watchdog will be providing safety advice once it concludes it’s investigation, considering the noteworthiness of the incident.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/09/worksafe-act-investigating-serious-safety-issue-braddon-construction-site/#.W7IEXfYlE1l

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