About 100 Qld Workers Have Silicosis
The Queensland government says it is not to blame if hundreds of stonemasons die from a lung disease, and it is up to employers to look...
Safety Fears for WestConnex Tunnel Workers
Concerns have been raised over safety procedures inside WestConnex motorway tunnels after more than 300 workers were told to leave sections of the project.
SA Funds Workers Screening for Silicosis
South Australian stone industry workers will be able to access immediate health screening after a rise in detections interstate of the incurable respiratory disease 'silicosis'.
Federal Government Falls Short on Stopping Asbestos Imports
Since 2003, Australia has maintained a complete ban on the importation, manufacturing or use of any products which contain asbestos, exposure to which can cause mesothelioma,...
Vic Builders Fined $600K for Dumping
Developers who allegedly unlawfully knocked down a 159-year-old Melbourne pub have been fined more than $600,000 for dumping asbestos from the site to an area bordering...
Call for Victoria Cranes Check after Death
Every crane in Victoria should to be checked, authorities urge, after a key part was likely to have contributed to the death of a construction worker...
Quarry Operator Charged over Vic Tip Death
A Victorian quarry operator has been charged more than two years after a contractor was killed when a tip wall collapsed on her truck.
One Dead, One Critical in Crane Drop
A man is dead and his co-worker is fighting for life after after they were submerged in concrete that fell from a crane on a Melbourne...
Qld Company Fined $405k for Worker Deaths
Loved ones of a construction worker crushed to death by a concrete slab at Brisbane's Eagle Farm Racecourse believe a company's $405,000 fine for its role...