Plumbing and gas fitting

Plumbing and gas fitting

Plumbing and gas fitting

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by ‘Spot the Hazards” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 22 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by ‘Spot the Hazards” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 22 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by ‘Spot the Hazards” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 22 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.
The plumbing and gas fitting industry includes activities such as assembling, installing, maintaining and repairing water supply, pipes, drainage, sewerage, and gas systems for residential and commercial properties. Work activities may involve both indoors and outdoors. Some activities may be dirty and unsanitary.
Job roles for young workers may include:
  • plumbers
  • roof plumbers
  • gas fitters.
The plumbing and gas fitting industry is one of the most dangerous for young and inexperienced workers to work in.

Be aware!

40.4%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers.

Job roles for young workers may include:
  • plumbers
  • roof plumbers
  • gas fitters.
Young and seasonal workers are often inexperienced and unfamiliar with horticulture workplaces. Working in the horticulture industry may become hazardous.

Be aware!

40.4%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers.

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Muscular stress
0%
Falling from height
0%
Slips, trips and falls
0%
Contacting hot objects
0%
Being hit by moving objects
0%
Hitting moving objects
0%
Being hit by falling objects
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Contacting with a chemical or substance

Electrical safety

Noise

Working in a confined space

Infection risks

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Contacting with a chemical or substance

Electrical safety

Noise

Working in a confined space

Infection risks

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Contacting with a chemical or substance

Electrical safety

Noise

Working in a confined space

Infection risks

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014 -15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove plumbing and gas fitting industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Class 3231 Plumbing Services.

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014 -15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove plumbing and gas fitting industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Class 3231 Plumbing Services

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