wants to help owner builders avoid the dangers associated with building your own house. You can do your bit by filling in this simple online survey, which will help us to build a picture of the safety issues and incidents affecting owner builders. We ask that you provide your name and contact details to ensure the authenticity of the study, but guarantee no private details will be divulged to anyone. Data collected in the study will only be published in general and anonymous terms.

Your name:

Male Female Age:

Postal address:

Postcode Phone number

Email address:

Number of months spent working onsite

Number of people working onsite

Number of minor accidents in that time

Number of serious accidents in that time

Please outline accidents in as much detail as possible, including age and gender of anyone injured, what happened, when, how and nature of injuries, cost in $$$ and/or time off work.

Were you insured to cover this accident Yes No


Could your accident have been avoided? If so how? Do you have any general observations, based on your experience, or tips to help other owner builders stay safe? Please outline them here:

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Snail Mail: 106 Liberty Parade, Bellfield 3081 Victoria Australia

Phone: 0417 339 203