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Grieving Wife Wants Laws Changed following Husband’s Workplace Death

The grieving widow of fallen tradie Iremar Da Silva is calling for current workplace health and safety laws to be reviewed. According to his wife Linda Moussa, the frequency of workplace deaths in Australia warrants a change to laws that

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These are the Most Dangerous Jobs in Australia for Men

Men working in the mining and construction industries are increasingly battling with depression and anxiety and according to statistics, they are taking their own lives at a rate never before seen in Australia. Men’s mental health issues are perhaps a

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Queensland Motorists Urged to Slow Down To Protect Road Workers

Queensland’s roadusers have been urged to keep calm and drive slowly through roadworks to ensure the safety of road workers. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s Tony James said traffic controllers’ lives were being put at risk by aggressive driving from

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Melbourne Trains and Roads to be Disrupted by Construction Blitz in January

Melbourne commuters can expect delays on the state’s roads, rail and tram networks due to an ongoing construction blitz. Generally the quietest time of the year, this January Victorians can expect what the state government has described as the biggest

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Workers Sustains Serious Arm Injury on Work Site – Investigation Underway

Reports have emerged of a workplace accident at a tunnel project in Perth, prompting a WorkSafe WA investigation. The incident involved a worker who suffered a serious arm injury while working on the tunnel project at the end of 2018.

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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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Young Workers Urged to Get Involved in Health and Safety

WorkSafe New Zealand introduced a new campaign encouraging young workers to speak up for each other. The campaign titled ‘Be A Safe Guy’, involving the young comedian D’Angelo Martin, focuses on Māori male workers, who are at the greatest risk

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What it Takes to Construct Sydney Metro Rail

It seems the Sydney Metro Rail has been under construction forever but while it can be an inconvenience if you live or commute around the area, this is what it really takes to complete the mammoth project. In this video

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Queensland Aims to Improve Safety in the Workplace

Queensland’s Work Health and Safety Board have developed a plan to tackle safety in the state. The peak advisory board to the Queensland government on work health and safety issues has developed the 5 year plan in response to the

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Government Should Do More to Shake Up Male Dominated Construction Industry

A recent article on Abc.net.au highlighted the importance of shaking up the male dominated construction industry, with men making up 88% of the construction work force. The construction trades workforce is made up of 99 per cent males and 86

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