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Monday December 10, 2018

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Safety
Nov 8 2018
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,...

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Safety
Sep 18 2018
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...

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Safety
Sep 12 2018
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...

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Safety
Sep 12 2018
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.

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Safety
Sep 7 2018
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...

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Safety
Sep 6 2018
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...

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Safety
Aug 31 2018
Missing Dumped Asbestos Found in NSW

Investigators say they've tracked down some of the 17,000 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste removed from a Sydney construction site and illegally dumped.

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Safety
Aug 21 2018
New Construction Safety Rules after SA Worker's Death

A construction company has changed its safety rules for working with scissor lifts after the death of one of its workers on the new Royal Adelaide...

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Safety
Jul 25 2018
Unsafe Crane Keeps Victoria Residents Away

When Melbourne police first knocked on Cliff and Josef's door in the middle of the night, they ignored it.

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