WorkCover To Inspect a Maitland CBD Redevelopment Site

WorkCover will investigate safety at a Maitland redevelopment site after concerns were raised by locals. According to the article on, the Levee project is a multi-million dollar project that will include the refurbishment of High Street in Maitland. Some

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Crane Safety Signals Video

Following a crane collapse over the weekend on a Karratha construction site, I found this safety video about crane hand signals which could prove valuable in brushing up our crane safety knowledge, whether you are a crane operator or work

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WorkSafe Investigates Karratha Crane Collapse

WorkSafe is investigating the crane collapse that took place over the weekend on a Karratha building site in north-west Western Australia. Although the cause of the collapse which left one worker with foot injuries has not yet been discovered, the

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Here’s how to Test Your Safety Switches

Want to learn the correct and safe way to test your safety switches? Then watch this video made by WorkSafe as part of an electrical safety campaign,  

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Safety Switch Tripping getting Annoying – watch this video

This short video from WorkSafe Queensland shows us what to do if safety switches keep tripping – an annoying problem that can be addressed safely, as the video explains. Watch it below  

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More Dwellings Planned for Sydney

The NSW government is planning to build 500 new dwellings in place of a demolished public housing estate in Sydney’s inner city suburb of Glebe. Construction of the housing will begin in 2016 and is expected to be completed by

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Helping Construction Worker’s Stay Mentally Healthy

Construction workers have been identified as a particularly “at risk” sector of the population when it comes to mental health problems. Suicide is also a major problem among construction workers, which is why we need to consider ways that we

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Forecasts Shows Mini Construction Boom

Forecasts predict a mini boom for construction and employment, according to the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF). Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) will release the next ACIF Forecasts on 24 July 2015 and so far the outlook is good for

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Mid Year Skyscraper Forecast Reveals Buildings Getting Taller

With skyscrapers dominating the skylines of most metropolitan cities, mid-year data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) reveals that a staggering number of skyscrapers are under construction. Of the 626 skyscrapers under construction, 349 of these are

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WorkSafe Queensland Advert Educates About Safety Switches

As part of the electrical safety campaign recently launched by WorkSafe Queensland, the safety authority released this TV commercial which explains the importance of safety switches in just 30 seconds. It is useful not only to educate the public but

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