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WorkSafe Inspections Focus on Work From Heights

Prior to the Christmas holidays WorkSafe inspectors focused on the risk of falls during construction work when they visited sites across Victoria. Last year there were 2 fatal falls from height at construction sites in the state and recently a

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Fatal Fall Prompts Warning

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a safety reminder about the risks of injuries or death from working at heights, following a serious fall incident at a housing construction site earlier this month. The incident took place at a Rosebud construction site

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Beware Work from Heights After Man Falls from Roof

Beware of falls when working from heights particularly when doing roof work. A man recently suffered injuries to his leg and chest as a result of a fall off a roof. The man was taken to hospital after the incident

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The New Way to Prevent Fall Related Injuries

  As construction safety technology advances, the latest system for addressing falls on construction sites has emerged, the Cyber-Physical System (CPS). CPS has been defined by the US National Science Foundation as “an engineered system consisting of a seamless integration of computational algorithms

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Ladders No Longer Needed to Test Fire Detectors

Work from heights and falls from ladders in particular have become a serious concern with a number of workers being injured every day, which makes the latest fire detection technology such a breakthrough. The VIGILANT Generation 6 Range was recently announced and

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