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Overdue Pay Prompts Construction Worker to Destroy Newly Built Hotel Lobby

A dispute over pay led to serious destruction at a site in the UK. a construction worker went to extreme measures when he wasn’t paid on time, destroying the lobby of a newly built hotel. Police are investigating after the

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Company’s $22k Fine Over Apprentice’s Serious Injury

A company in Western Australia was fined $22,000 over a fall incident that happened in 2017. The incident involved an apprentice who fell 6 metres from a trestle scaffold and sustained serious injuries. He was a part of a team

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Man Hospitalised after Falling from Roof in Queensland

A sixty-something year old man has been airlifted to Princess Alexandra hospital after falling from a roof in Queensland’s South East. The man was airlifted to hospital via Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, after the fall at the Somerset

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BeyondBlue Investigates Suicide Signals

We’ve already learned that construction workers are particularly at risk to suicide which is why it’s important to know how to identify the signs of suicide in someone and know how to respond. Recent research from beyondblue found that few

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Griffith Construction Site Victim Released from Hospital

The worker involved in the crane incident at a Griffith construction site has been released from hospital. Work safety assessors are continuing their investigations on the site after the man was hit by a half tonne screen which slipped while

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Worker Killed on Construction Site

A worker has died after being struck on the head by a woodchipper at a construction site about 30km south west of Brisbane. The man in his thirties died on Tuesday after an incident on Monday afternoon. The worker was

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Union Accused of Undermining Electrocution Probe

Union officials have been accused of removing evidence from the scene of a workplace accident in Queensland. An inquest recently heard that evidence had been removed from the scene on the day after a roofer was electrocuted at the site.

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Workplace Accident Leaves Man Hospitalised

A construction worker was recently injured at a construction site in Sydney’s west. The man is fighting for his life in Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition after he was hit by a concrete pump at the construction site. According

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Builder Fined for Substandard Work

A building firm and its supervisor have been fined $45,000 plus costs after a house’s roof was blown off during a storm. The negligent conduct of the builder was found to have contributed to the incident, the Building Services Board

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CFMEU and Government Accused of Bullying by Female Builder

  A top female Queensland builder is facing 2 safety related prosecutions and has accused the CFMEU and a State Government department of bullying and harassment. The builder who has built $20 million worth of projects in Brisbane in the

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