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Truck Rollover on Construction Site in Sydney leaves Man Trapped

A major incident has taken place on a construction site on Sydney’s North Shore involving a truck that rolled and trapped a man underneath. The incident took place on an excavated site, 30m below street level at 8:30am and emergency

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2019 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Sunday 28th April was World Day for Safety and Health at Work to promote health and safety on the job and Workers’ Memorial Day to remember all those we’ve lost to work related injury or illness. The theme of this

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Man Hospitalised After Falling Through Roof

A 45 year old man has been hospitalised after falling through a roof at Pennant Hills recently. The man was replacing the roof’s skylight sheeting when he fell approximately 3 metres onto the deck below. He was transported with CareFlight’s

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Teenage Worker Lost in Tragic Sydney Construction Accident

An young apprentice was killed on a construction site in Sydney, having been crushed when scaffolding collapsed. The 18 year old worker was crushed to death while a co-worker sustained critical injuries in the collapse. The young formworker initially couldn’t

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Workers Suffers Serious Leg Injuries in Demolition

A worker was seriously injured during demolition activities on Northbourne Avenue in The ACT. The man suffered serious leg injuries and required rescuing after being trapped in a machine. Hydraulic rescue tools were used to free the man from the

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Is Work Stress Bringing Down Your Health

The construction site can be a stressful place and left unchecked this stress can become toxic, not only to your mental health but studies suggest to your physical health as well. Experts have warned that ignoring stress caused by a

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Employers Urged to Keep Young Workers Safe during Flood Recovery Operations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland recently reminded all employers to supervise apprentices during flood recovery activities in North Queensland. Authorities say Electrical Safety Office inspectors have discovered instances where electrical apprentices are performing electrical work without the necessary supervision. Apprentices

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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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Workers on Canberra Light Rail Work in 40 Degree Weather

The hot weather isn’t behind us yet and the construction union is calling for workers to stop work when temperatures reach 37 degrees. Recently construction workers on Canberra’s light rail network were forced to work in 39 degree heat. The

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