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Twenty Victoria Workers Injured Weekly in Falls
Safety
Wednesday May 24 2017

Twenty Victoria Workers Injured Weekly in Falls

A fatal ladder fall at a Melbourne construction site has prompted WorkSafe Victoria to urge more care when people work at height.

Work on Roofs: Retractable Fall Arrester or Rope Grab?
Safety
Friday December 2 2016

Work on Roofs: Retractable Fall Arrester or Rope Grab?

Retractable fall arresters are commonly used with overhead anchorage lines. but nowadays, more and more models are suitable for horizontal use too.

Avoiding Suspension Trauma
Safety
Thursday November 3 2016

Avoiding Suspension Trauma

Suspension trauma (ST) is a risk for everyone using a fall arrest system - one which is often overlooked by users as well as the owners...

Woman Took Harness off Before Fatal 13 Floor Fall
Safety
Wednesday October 12 2016

Woman Took Harness off Before Fatal 13 Floor Fall

A 27-year-old German woman who fell 13 floors to her death on a Perth construction site on Monday had taken her safety harness off only moments...

Where to Start when Considering a BMU
Business
Tuesday March 29 2016

Where to Start when Considering a BMU

Building Maintenance Units (BMUs) are used to maintain or repair the structure of high-rise buildings.

Man Dies in Melbourne Building Site Fall
Safety
Tuesday February 16 2016

Man Dies in Melbourne Building Site Fall

A man has fallen 20 metres to his death down an open shaft while drilling on a Melbourne construction site.

Abseiler Killed From Fall
Safety
Tuesday November 17 2015

Abseiler Killed From Fall

I’ve been working at heights for 24 years and I can’t remember a time where things seemed so dismal.

Another Window Cleaner Falls Off Building. Why?
Safety
Friday October 23 2015

Another Window Cleaner Falls Off Building. Why?

In Sydney, another major accident has occurred involving window cleaners and façade access equipment.

Safety
Jan 31 2018
Victoria Worker Injured in Serious Site Fall

A young construction worker has suffered serious head injuries after falling about five metres from scaffolding at a worksite in Melbourne's north.

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