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Young theatre worker seriously injured in ladder fall

This hazard alert is based on an incident involving a young worker seriously injured after falling from a backstage ladder during a community theatre performance. Its emphasis on assessing risks and developing safety culture extends to a range of workplaces associated with the performing arts.

Examples of workplaces include professional theatre companies and community theatre groups, elementary and secondary schools, performing arts schools, colleges, universities, festival and event planners and producers, talent and labour supply firms, and event equipment suppliers.

Publication Date: Nov 2016 File type: PDF (194 KB) Asset type: Hazard Alert Reference: HA Injury 2016-04