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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...

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.

Absolutely Expect Safety, But Don’t Expect Absolute Safety
Buildings
Tuesday December 20 2016

Absolutely Expect Safety, But Don’t Expect Absolute Safety

In our modern society, we expect safety in the things we use, the activities we do, the places we go, and the buildings we occupy.

7 Tips to Keep Your Worksite Safe This Summer
Safety
Thursday January 7 2016

7 Tips to Keep Your Worksite Safe This Summer

As summer quickly approaches, and with some hot spells already being experienced across the country, it’s important to ensure you are taking steps to keep your...

Injury at Work: Could Be Your Age or Your Business Structure!
Safety
Monday July 27 2015

Injury at Work: Could Be Your Age or Your Business Structure!

The construction industry is well-known as a dangerous industry.

Returning to Work Quickly After an Injury Can Benefit All
Safety
Tuesday July 21 2015

Returning to Work Quickly After an Injury Can Benefit All

When you are injured, the message has been to rest up, look after yourself, and return to work when you are healed. This is not necessarily...

The Reality of Dangers in the Construction Industry
Safety
Friday April 24 2015

The Reality of Dangers in the Construction Industry

The Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy, 2012-2022 identified the construction industry as a priority industry for work health and safety.

How to Avoid Electrical Injury and Death
Safety
Monday April 6 2015

How to Avoid Electrical Injury and Death

Each year throughout Australia, there are numerous electrical accidents at work involving electric shock, many of which are fatal.

Construction Safety: Avoid Colliding With Moving Objects
Safety
Monday February 2 2015

Construction Safety: Avoid Colliding With Moving Objects

Are you prepared for the five main causes of injury on a construction site?

Safety
Feb 1 2018
Toronto's Construction Workplace Safety Blitz

The results of a province-wide enforcement blitz that focused on supervision of construction projects and workers were released recently.

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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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