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New FIFO Mental Health Code Launched for WA

Australia’s first code of practice addressing the mental health of Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in the resources and construction sectors has been launched by Western Australia. The ‘Mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out workers in the resources and construction sectors’

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Federal Inquiry Found That Being Tired at Work is Equivalent to Being Drunk

If you thought going to work tired every day was no big deal, a new study has revealed that tired workers are as impaired as drunk drivers. Researchers found that tired workers, like drunk drivers present a danger to themselves

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Workplace Accident Claims Construction Worker’s Foot

A work health and safety incident has taken place at a luxury apartment development in West Melbourne, causing the worker involved to lose his foot. The 40 year old worker was on an external lift at site when his foot

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Big Building Construction Time-lapse Video

The construction of a big building is complex and time-consuming but with the wonders of modern technology we can watch years of construction in just minutes, like in this construction time-lapse video.

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WorkSafe Inspectors Focus on Falling Objects on Building Sites

Falling objects have been identified as a major source of concern for the construction industry in Victoria, with 5 people having lost their lives from falling objects at Victorian building sites over the past 5 years.During that time 721 people

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Forklift Rollover Incident involving Sydney Construction Worker

A construction worker on Sydney’s north shore has been injured in an incident involving a forklift. Reports say the forklift rolled on top of the man and a specialist operation team from NSW Ambulance had to be called in. Emergency

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Man Crushed by Bobcat in Queensland’s South

Beware when conducting mechanical repairs on machinery and ensure workers safety even when machinery is not in use. An fatal incident has occurred in southern Queensland involving a bobcat which was undergoing repairs. Reports say a man was crushed by

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No Injuries as Building Site Truck and Crane Topple

A construction truck and crane have rolled on a site in Denman Prospect. According to WorkSafe ACT, there were no injuries but investigations are underway to determine what caused the dangerous incident. The truck and crane on the back apparently

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Watch How Construction Wood is Made

When we want to build something out of wood, we simply need to visit the hardware store but at one time people had to source the wood they used for themselves. Thankfully it isn’t such a mission for us anymore,

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Man Trips and Becomes Impaled on Steel Bar at Work Site in Gosford

Have you addressed all slip, trip and fall hazards on the work site? A serious workplace incident that happened recently is an example of the consequences of failing to do so. A freak accident at a Gosford construction site has

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