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Are Employers Liable When Others Injure Their Workers?
Safety
Wednesday March 27 2019

Are Employers Liable When Others Injure Their Workers?

On September 22, 2006, Riste Bosevski was working as a labourer employed by Professional Contracting Pty Ltd on a school site in the regional New South...

Construction Workers Must Avoid Body Stressing Injury
Australia
Friday March 8 2019

Construction Workers Must Avoid Body Stressing Injury

From using a wheelbarrow and shovel to lifting and carrying heavy objects to extensive use of tools, few workplaces test out your body like building sites.

Driving Maximum Value Through Safe Work Method Statements
Safety
Tuesday March 27 2018

Driving Maximum Value Through Safe Work Method Statements

With an average of 35 workers being seriously injured every day, the building and construction sector in Australia has a high profile when it comes to...

Electrocution Inquest Hears from Sparky
Safety
Thursday January 25 2018

Electrocution Inquest Hears from Sparky

An electrician tasked with securing a construction site where a carpenter was electrocuted says the light fitting that likely caused his death was live because it...

Who is Responsible for Construction Worker Injuries?
Safety
Thursday December 14 2017

Who is Responsible for Construction Worker Injuries?

On May 26, 2011, 39-year-old Milan Kabic suffered injury after falling from a raised platform when performing formwork on the redevelopment of the Redfern RSL building...

Measuring Construction Safety
Safety
Thursday December 14 2017

Measuring Construction Safety

How do construction companies measure their project’s safety performance?

Australia’s Asbestos Importation Debacle
Safety
Wednesday December 13 2017

Australia’s Asbestos Importation Debacle

As Western Australian taxpayers forked out $1.2 billion to build a new hospital for their children in the Perth suburb of Nedlands to replace the Princes...

Calls for Tougher Asbestos Penalties
Safety
Thursday November 23 2017

Calls for Tougher Asbestos Penalties

The federal government is being urged to consider increasing penalties for illegally importing asbestos.

Tradies at Risk of Cancer from Silica Dust
Safety
Saturday October 28 2017

Tradies at Risk of Cancer from Silica Dust

More than half a million Australians are at risk of getting cancer from silica dust and they might not even realise it.