The PFSF held a safety forum on the 29th of August 2018 to discuss the contributing factors of the fatal piling incident on the Westgate Tunnel Project in Melbourne in June 2018. The safety forum heard presentations from Piling contractors, Principal contractors and piling rig manufacturers on two topics, Auxiliary line Restraint devices and Exclusion Zone current practices.

The PFSF has issued a good practice recommendation on auxiliary line restraint devices which is attached below. The Exclusion Zone good practice recommendation will be posted on the website within the next month.

PFSF Good Practice Recommendation-Auxiliary line Restraint devices