Safety information and advice for specific industries.

Construction work

Every year many construction site workers are killed or injured as a result of their work; others suffer ill health. It is important to manage risks associated with the construction work.


Demolition work includes demolishing or dismantling a structure or part of a structure that is either load bearing or related to the physical integrity of the structure.

Electrical and power

Electricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property. However, you can take simple measures when working with or near electricity and electrical equipment to reduce the risk of injury to you, your workers and others around you.


If you own or manage a farm, you’re responsible for ensuring the health and safety of your workers and anyone who’s affected by what they do.

Glass and glazing

If you work in glass and glazing, be aware of common hazards and how to avoid injury.


Many of the workers in the hospitality industry are considered vulnerable workers and injure themselves each year. Simple safety measures can help reduce the risk of injury in the workplace.

House construction

Injuries to construction workers on smaller building projects have been reduced in recent years however, a number of serious issues continue to affect these workers. It's important we do everything possible to reduce risks while on site.

Plant nurseries

Plant nurseries have specific health and safety challenges. Information to help you overcome them.

Road freight transport

Road freight transport has two distinct sectors: hire and reward operators who transport other people’s goods, and ancillary fleet operators who operate their own fleet of vehicles to support or distribute their product.

Timber and wood

The timber and woodworking industry has one of the highest accident rates in manufacturing and we are working with this industry to reduce injury and illness.

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