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Workplace Health and Safe Investigate Fatal Incident

Tragedy has struck a worksite in South East Queensland, claiming the life of a man who was hit by a truck at a Cleveland business. This incident is a reminder of the importance of having a traffic plan on construction

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Incentives to Lure Young People to Construction Trades

Attracting young people to the construction trades has become a challenge but there are incentives that are helping. One such incentive is the Construction Training Fund (CTF) in Western Australia. The construction industry is the state’s largest and the CTF

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At Least 9 Dead in India Building Collapse

Following the collapse of 2 buildings in India, east of New Delhi, 9 bodies have been uncovered by rescuers who used cranes, chainsaws and sledgehammers in their operation. According to reports, one building, a six storey complex under construction collapsed

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WorkSafe ACT Issues Over 250 Safety Notices

WorkSafe ACT in the past year, issued 250 improvement and prohibition notices, 23 infringement notices and $700,000 worth of enforceable undertakings in the past year.Inspectors visited 3,854 workplaces in that time. They have also successfully prosecuted 2 companies and laid

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Construction Worker Critical After Perth Tunnel Incident

An accident has taken place on one of Perth’s biggest construction sites, the Forrestfield Airport rail link tunnel. A 35 year old construction worker is in hospital, fighting for his life after being injured inside the tunnel when a high

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Creating a Safe Work Environment

If you’re managing a business or a work site, you probably already know you have a responsibility to create and maintain a safe working environment for your team. Protecting the health and safety of employees is important not only for

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Employers in the ACT Encouraged to Remember Safety this Winter

ACT employers were recently reminded to make safety a priority on the work site and check for risks associated with cold temperatures this winter. During cold weather there are additional risks and hazards that may not be present in warmer

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Worker Injured after Fall through Ceiling

A workplace accident has taken place in Northern Queensland, about 88km south of Townsville. A worker, in his thirties fell more than 3 metres while working in a ceiling space. The man sustained a head injury after falling through the

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Man Injured in Gold Coast Roof Fall

A roof fall at Tallebudgera has landed one man in Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment. The man fell through a roof and sustained serious leg injuries, presumably while doing work on the roof. He was transported to hospital in

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Amazing Modern Technology at Work on Construction Sites

The world of modern road construction machines is a rapidly evolving one as this video can attest to. One thing that never changes is the need for safety. Safety must be the first priority on any construction site and ensuring

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