Falls and trips in construction - Good order

It is not acceptable for corridors and stairwells to be obstructed with materials, footpaths to be uneven, cables to be strewn across walkways or for steps into site cabins to be poorly constructed.

What inspectors look for

We look to make sure that sites are properly organised, with waste streams managed, so that walkways are kept clear of unnecessary obstructions which could cause a trip injury.

Principal contractors should consider how they will manage the site to ensure that it is kept in good order by:

Everyone on site including workers needs to play their part by:

Remember: see it, sort it.

Updated 2021-10-07