Builders will have access to a range of construction industry experts when regulators visit Geelong and the Surf Coast next week to examine safety and building compliance.
WorkSafe inspectors will target construction sites across Victoria as part of a month-long campaign to prevent deaths and injuries caused by falls.
Precast concrete panels have become popular for many types of building projects but the risks associated with their use should not be underestimated.
Builders should ensure their sites are well secured before shutting down over Christmas.
WorkSafe is warning builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers to ensure sites are not exposed to the risk of structural collapse and falling branches in strong winds today.
Heavy fines have been imposed in a series of WorkSafe prosecutions after serious incidents for construction industry safety failings.