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Safety Advice for Unloading a Truck on A Construction Site

Unloading a truck on a construction site is a hazardous operation which can result in serious injuries and/or fatalities if the appropriate safety procedures aren’t implemented and undertaken daily on site. Some of the factors that increase risk include uneven

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Worker Killed by Bobcat in Bundaberg Accident

A fatal incident involving a bobcat has taken place at a property in Bundaberg, claiming the life of a man in his sixties. The man was found under the bucket of the bobcat he was using at his home, he

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Summit to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

The Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit was recently hosted by the NSW Government who hope to improve mental health in workplaces across the state. The summit, which was attended by the business sector, government and worker representatives and mental health experts,

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Construction Worker In Surgery After Bobcat Incident

A construction worker recently had to undergo surgery due to injuries sustained during an incident with a bobcat on a building site in Canberra’s south. The man was crushed by the bobcat at the Kambah site where the Marigal retirement

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Sleep Deprivation a Serious Workplace Health and Safety Concern

  WorkSafe New Zealand recently reminded workers to ensure they’re getting adequate sleep because a lack of sleep can compromise safety. With recent daylight saving, workers were reminded to take stock of the amount of sleep they are getting to

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The Australian Trucking Association Calls for Focus on Construction Trucks

The safety of construction trucks has come under the spotlight with the Australian Trucking Association calling on federal and state governments to improve safety on major infrastructure projects by making TruckSafe accreditation a mandatory part of construction contracts. ATA Chief

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The Extreme Way North Korean Construction Workers Speed Up

According to claims, North Korea is apparently feeding construction workers crystal meth in an effort to make them work faster. Reports say the workforce on a new skyscraper are exhausted but are being openly supplied with crystal meth as their

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Pokemon Go Players – Stay Off Construction Sites

Pokemon Go is the latest craze to hit the online world but the dangers linked to people following the game into dangerous situations are happening in the real world. The message from WorkSafe WA is clear, stay off construction sites,

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CFMEU Says Teenage Fatality on SA Building Site Was Preventable

The construction union has spoken out about the accident on an Adelaide construction site that claimed the life of a 17 year old boy. The union says the incident was “utterly preventable” and that the site displayed an appalling lack

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Paying Attention to FIFO Worker Mental Health

The mental health impacts of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work are being investigated by a parliamentary committee following a spate of suicides among these workers working in remote parts of Australia. Among those calling for action is the Construction Forestry, Mining and

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