Managing the Risk of Falls – Australia

  • 4 topics | 22m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Falls are one of the leading causes of serious workplace injuries and deaths in Australia. In this course, you'll learn about the types of jobs and tasks that can expose you and others to injury. You'll be introduced to the basic responsibilities of workers who are exposed to the risk of a fall, and to the requirements and responsibilities of employers or persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs) with regards to preventing falls in the workplace. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.


  • recognise situations that have the potential to expose people to a risk of a fall
  • recognise basic worker responsibilities to manage the risk of falls
  • identify potential hazards in the workplace that should be inspected
  • recognise aspects to consider when conducting a fall hazard assessment
  • identify how to control the risk of falls


  • Situations with a Fall Risk
  • Legal Considerations and Worker Responsibilities
  • Assess the Risk of Falls
  • Control the Risk of Falls