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New bulletin on managing risk and providing safe work practices when installing vertical rebar

Published on: December 11, 2019

This resource highlights the significant hazards that working with vertical rebar poses to workers, who are at risk of being struck, crushed, or falling from height. The control measures and safe work practices outlined in this bulletin are designed to help employers reduce the risks for workers.

Page one of bulletin titled "Managing risk when installing vertical rebar"

Aimed at employers who work on concrete construction projects, this bulletin underlines the importance of analyzing job tasks to identify hazards and assess risks associated with vertical rebar. From there, appropriate control measures can be adopted and safe work practices introduced to keep workers safe.

For related information and resources, visit our Commercial & industrial construction and Falls from elevation pages.