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Safe maintenance


Hazards during maintenance

Maintenance activities can potentially expose people to all sorts of hazards. There are five commonly encountered issues that merit particular attention.

  • Asbestos
  • Falls from height
  • Isolation and permits to work
  • Falls of heavy items
  • Selecting a contractor

Why can maintenance be an issue?

Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2010 - 2011

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Updated: 2019-02-05