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Why Should I Care about Construction Industry Culture?
Safety
Wednesday November 24 2021

Why Should I Care about Construction Industry Culture?

Whether your role is out at the precast yard pouring large beams for a major infrastructure project, or a graduate project engineer looking after quality documentation...

Construction Workers and Employers Must Manage Asbestos Risk
Safety
Friday October 1 2021

Construction Workers and Employers Must Manage Asbestos Risk

Employers and workers in construction must carefully manage any risk associated potential asbestos exposure on sites where they are working, a leader in workplace safety says.

Builders Slam New Melbourne Construction Restrictions
Safety
Tuesday August 17 2021

Builders Slam New Melbourne Construction Restrictions

The building industry in Victoria has expressed bitter disappointment following the announcement of new restrictions which will curtail the level of construction activity in metropolitan Melbourne.

Working Together
Safety
Friday August 6 2021

Working Together

‘Around 12 million Australians are currently in lockdown amid new tough restrictions.' (July headline) ‘In Greater Sydney there is a pause on all non-urgent construction work.’ (July headline - currently,...

37 Steps to COVID Safe Construction Sites
Safety
Monday August 2 2021

37 Steps to COVID Safe Construction Sites

Over many years, businesses in construction have faced growing requirements regarding the safety of workers on their sites.

What Solar Installers Must Know about Working at Height
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Wednesday July 28 2021

What Solar Installers Must Know about Working at Height

Working on roofs involves a high degree of risk, Safe Work NSW and other State and Federal Regulators have been concerned at the mounting number of...

One in Five Building Sites Fails Work at Height Safety Test
Safety
Thursday July 8 2021

One in Five Building Sites Fails Work at Height Safety Test

As many as one in five construction sites across Sydney are breaching safety rules on working at height, the latest round of building site inspections has...

Queensland Overhauls Scaffolding Safety Rules
Safety
Wednesday June 30 2021

Queensland Overhauls Scaffolding Safety Rules

Engineers should design and inspect scaffolding in certain circumstances. whilst two means of access and egress will be needed for scaffolding of a certain size, step...

Safety
Aug 1 2021
Company fined over fatal NSW wall collapse

A building company and its subcontractors have been fined a total of $620,000 after one man was killed and another injured when a brick wall fell...

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Mining
7 May, 2020
Five miners burned in underground blast

Four mine workers are fighting for life and a fifth is in a serious condition after an underground blast at a Queensland coal mine.

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Residential
24 Feb, 2020
Sydney teens hurt in scaffolding collapse

Several teenagers have suffered minor injuries after scaffolding collapsed during a photoshoot at a school in Sydney's southwest.

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Residential
21 Jan, 2020
WA shock safety campaign delay questioned

The mother of a girl who was left severely brain-damaged from an electric shock at state-owned housing in Perth has welcomed a public safety campaign but...

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Mining
14 Jan, 2020
Qld mining death eighth in two years

WHAT HAPPENED?

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Safety
29 Nov, 2019
Worker dies after Sydney pipe bursts

A worker has died in hospital after being struck in the head by a burst pressurised water pipe at a central Sydney worksite.

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Business
13 Nov, 2019
Worker injured in Melbourne crane fall

A man has been rescued from a crane at a Melbourne construction site after falling two metres and suffering head and back injuries.

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Safety
6 Sep, 2019
Safety body for Qld workers after deaths

A new independent safety body for Queensland resource workers would be established under a bill introduced to state parliament. 

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Safety
14 Aug, 2019
Vic tradie convicted over WorkSafe assault

A tradie has been convicted for assaulting and spitting on a safety inspector who randomly came across an unsafe Melbourne construction site

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