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
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
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
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!
The construction industry is well-known as a dangerous industry.
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
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
Each year throughout Australia, there are numerous electrical accidents at work involving electric shock, many of which are fatal.
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.
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.