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Worker Dies After Electric Shock Incident on Sydney’s North Shore

A man has died after suffering an electric shock while at work on power-lines on Sydney’s lower north shore. Paramedics were called to the scene where they attended to the man who had suffered an electric shock. The 39 year

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Construction Site Fire and Explosions

The fire ignited by a powerful blow torch resulted in a massive blaze and evacuation of nearby buildings at Circular Quay recently. Plumes of smoke filled the city sky as the fire on the demolition site blazed. The fire also

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Site Shut After Worker Killed

A construction site at Springfield Lakes was closed for a week after a man was fatally injured a week before Easter. The Grand Avenue housing estate, remained closed after a worker had a fatal encounter with a woodchipper on the

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Worker Killed on Construction Site

A worker has died after being struck on the head by a woodchipper at a construction site about 30km south west of Brisbane. The man in his thirties died on Tuesday after an incident on Monday afternoon. The worker was

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Company Convicted of Failure to Ensure Worker Safety

A construction company has been convicted and fined $80,000 for a work-related incident that resulted in injuries for a carpenter. The company failed to ensure the work site was safe and without health risks, a court found. The carpenter was

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Man Conducting Electrical Work Found Dead on Roof

A man was recently found dead on the roof of a house east of Melbourne. The man was conducting electrical work on the house which was undergoing renovations on Toorak Road. According to police the man’s body was discovered on

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Fall From Roof Leaves Man Critical

A worker has fallen from the roof of a two storey building in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs, sustaining serious injuries to his head and chest. The man is believed to be in his twenties and was working on the roof at

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Make Sure Young Workers Are Safe

A young worker has been seriously injured following a workplace incident near Gympie. The worker’s hand was injured, apparently while working with a metal folding machine. The man was taken to a local hospital and is reportedly in a stable

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Canberra Construction Co. Gets $80,000 Fine over 2011 Death of Worker

The Canberra construction company responsible for the 2011 death of construction worker Wayne Vickery have been fined more than $80,000, more than 4 years after the fatal accident occurred. Mr Vickery, then 45 years old from Yass was killed after

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Worker Crushed by Tree in Central Victoria

A 60 year old worker has been killed in Central Victoria after being crushed by a tree. The worker was cutting up felled trees on Saturday afternoon when one of the trees he was cutting rolled back and trapped him.

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