Beware While Gutter Cleaning – Fall Statistics

Spring has arrived and no doubt gutter cleaning throughout Melbourne will be on the to do list. So, just before you spend the weekend completing the gutter cleaning chore, check out these stats;

1. In Australia worker fatalities from falls from height average 10 people each year

2. Australian companies lose over 108,000 recordable days per annum due to falls in the workplace and the average days lost time due to a fall is 93 days (2009-2010 statistics)

3. Over 32% of falls resulted in a serious injury (‘serious injury’ defined as an injury of a fracture or more serious injury)

4. In construction, over 20% of all recorded injuries are from falls and this industry has the largest number of falls and historically the largest number of falls from height fatalities

5. The largest contributing factor to fallsfrom heightsin the last 2 years has been the improper use of ladders(cause of over 30% of falls).

If these stats got you thinking then stop right now. Contact the gutter cleaning specialists in Melbourne on 1300 654 253 or 0421 139 039

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