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Elderly Man Injured after Falling on Sunshine Coast

Another fall from height has taken place, this time at a property north of Gympie. An elderly man had to be airlifted to hospital after he slipped and fell about 3 metres while working on a shed. The man arrived

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Man Injured After Falling from Wall in NSW

A worker has been injured after falling from a retaining wall on New South Wales central coast. The 56 year old man was apparently doing some gardening at his own home in Avoca Beach when he fell 3 metres off

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Man Airlifted for Injuries following Ladder Fall Incident

Fall from height incidents continue to plague the construction industry and the latest incident involves a man in northern New South Wales who fell from a ladder. The man had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering suspected head and

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Fall Management Video Series Released

Safe Work SA have launched a series of videos to help employers manage the risk of falls on work sites including ladder safety. Sadly there seems to be complacency around the issue of working from heights and this has resulted

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Sydney Businessman Charged after Worker’s Ladder Death

Although workers tend to display complacency towards safety around ladders, an incident that happened in Western Sydney is an example of why we need to be more cautious when working with ladders. A businessman was fined $60,000 after a worker

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Man Injured in Gold Coast Roof Fall

A roof fall at Tallebudgera has landed one man in Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment. The man fell through a roof and sustained serious leg injuries, presumably while doing work on the roof. He was transported to hospital in

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Malaysian Construction Workers On Skyscrapers with No Safety Precautions Caught on Video

Here’s a bird’s eye view of the most daring construction worker in Kuala Lumpur working on top of a very high skyscraper, on some scaffolding without any fall protection whatsoever. The man’s actions are so alarming that his co-worker filmed

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Vic Employers Reminded About Work From Height Safety

In 2018 there have already been 11 serious falls from height reported to WorkSafe Victoria, leading to a warning about the consequences of failure in managing the risk associated with work from heights on construction sites. WorkSafe through its head

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NSW Man Hospitalised after Ladder Fall

A worker has been flown to hospital with pelvic injuries after falling from a ladder. The man had to be airlifted to St George Hospital for treatment after falling 2 metres.He was transported to hospital in a stable condition. Falls

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Company Fined for Workers Serious Fall Injury

Injuries due to falls when there is a known risk of working at height are never acceptable – that’s the message from WorkSafe New Zealand after a construction firm was sentenced recently for an incident involving a worker falling from

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