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Company Fined $75,000 Following Serious Injury of Young Apprentice Worker

A builder from Toowoomba has been hit with a $75,000 fine after a teenage apprentice was injured in 2017. The apprentice’s hand was lacerated from his pinky finger to the base of his thumb by a circular saw. The apprentice

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Tradesman Has Feet Amputated After Accident

A worker has fallen 20 metres while working on a construction site at Varsity Lakes. The Gold Coast father had his feet amputated after the incident on Wednesday. The carpenter was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital where he had

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NorthConnex Site Hit by Tragedy

Tragedy has struck the NorthConnex project, claiming the life of a 65 year old worker at the Wilson Road compound. The death is being investigated by police and SafeWork NSW but it is understood that the man died after being

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TradieSafe Project Launched for Construction Sector

 A new project for tradies has been launched by SafeWork NSW, called TradieSafe. The initiative aims to reduce the frequency of injuries in the construction sector across the Hunter region. TradieSafe will be taking place over the next 12 months

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Construction Site Fall Leaves Man Critical

WorkSafe Victoria recently confirmed an incident at Merricks North on the Mornington Peninsula involving a 69 year old painter who suffered critical head injuries after falling 4 metres. The incident happened on Sunday when the man was painting at the

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Ten Warning Signs of Mold for Plumbers

As a plumber its good to be proactive about issues like mold and look for any occurences before it becomes out of hand. Some of the signs you can be on the lookout for include: Standing water Water condensation Water

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Helpful Tool Review Video

Here’s a useful video review of the Bosch GDR 10.8V EC Impact Driver. If you’re in the market for a new impact driver, be sure to watch this first.  

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Beware the Consequences of Heat Stress

We must all be mindful of the consequences of heats stress especially those of us working long hours, outdoors in the direct sun. As Adelaide apprentice was the latest victim of the extreme heat after he collapsed due to heat

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Tradie Paid Teenager With Drugs instead of Money

A Darwin tradesman apparently paid his teenage employee with drugs in lieu of money after getting the young  man hooked on ice. The tradie also allegedly stole $220,000 worth of tools to fund his habit and clear debts to his dealer.

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Find Out if Construction Suits Your Personality

Are you eager to start working in the construction industry? Then you’ll want to ensure you know what you’re in for! The construction industry can be extremely rewarding and exciting but it can also present some challenges. If you’re not

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