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Man Killed by Dozer a Queensland Site

One Queensland worker didn’t make it to the new year, having been involved in a bulldozing accident on a mining site on New Year’s Eve. The incident is under investigation by the Queensland Mines Inspectorate. A 49 year old worker

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Construction Worker Dies after Trench Accident near Melbourne

Another construction accident has taken place, this time on a Melbourne construction site. A worker has been killed in a trench accident at a housing estate building site. It is believed the man fell into the 2×8/10 metre trench. Emergency

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Parents of Worker Killed in Workplace Accident Push for Industrial Manslaughter Laws

The parents of a worker crushed to death on a work site are still waiting for answers as to what happened the day their son died. The tragedy has prompted the parents to call for industrial manslaughter laws. Parents Dave

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Sunshine Coast Vehicle Incident Claims Worker’s Life

A tragic and freak accident has taken place at a Sunshine Coast construction site, claiming the life of one. A man was killed after being pinned underneath a vehicle at the site. Police say the man, a concrete contractor, was

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Worker Fatality Numbers Rise

As the year draws to a close it’s the usual time to take stock of the year and our acheivements and while construction may be booming, it hasn’t been a good year for the 28 families who lost loved ones

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Man Dies in Workplace Incident in Pennant Hills

A 65 year old man has lost his life in a workplace accident at a construction site in Sydney. It is believed the man was struck in the head by a piece of machinery while conducting work at the site

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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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Crushing Incident Results in Calls for Safety

A 43 year old worker lost his life at a Pilbara apartment complex site a few years ago, being crushed by an 800kg concrete soakwell lid . Now a WA coroner says an urgent amendment needs to be made to

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Safety Alert Issued after Workplace Fatality

WorkSafe WA recently issued a safety alert after a worker was fatally wounded when a wooden box fell on him. The man was using the box balanced on the tines of a forklift and raised 2 metres off the ground

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Construction Company Fined for 2011 Workplace Fatality

The Federal Court in Brisbane has handed down a $170,000 fine to a construction company for the 2011 fatal workplace incident at the Airport Link Tunnel. On Wednesday the construction company was handed down the penalty after concluding that the

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