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Should it Take a Tragedy to Put Safety in the Spotlight?
Safety
Monday January 4 2016

Should it Take a Tragedy to Put Safety in the Spotlight?

A tragic workplace incident in Perth serves as an important reminder to the entire construction industry of its obligations and requirements in relation to safety.

Safety Planning – It’s About the Big Picture
Safety
Friday November 6 2015

Safety Planning – It’s About the Big Picture

In September 2015, the world’s deadliest crane collapse in history occurred at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, killing 111 people and injuring a further 394.

Why is the Construction Industry OK with Fatalities?
Safety
Thursday October 30 2014

Why is the Construction Industry OK with Fatalities?

Some 20 years ago the mining industry set a zero target for fatalities and went from being the worst industry to the ‘most improved-performing’ industry when...