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See How Many Workers Killed in Latest Work Related Fatality Report

Safe Work Australia has released the latest figures on workplace health and safety and in 2018, 118 Australian workers were killed on the job. While the transport,postal and warehousing and agriculture, forestry and fishing industries emerged as the most high

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This Australian Invention Could Stop Buildings Collapsing during Earthquakes

Researchers at the Centre for Built Infrastructure Research at the University of Technology Sydney believe they may have discovered the solution to protecting buildings from earthquakes. Led by associate professor Behzad Fatahi and supported by Ruoshi Xu, the team believe

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Saying Goodbye to Boring Buildings with 3D Concrete Printing

Construction is one the largest industries in the world and one of the top 4 in Australia however it is hindered by the high cost. Due to the manual nature of construction, poor productivity can also be a factor limiting

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Construction Safety Update for 2019

So far in January (January 24, 2019) according to Safe Work Australia, there have been 5 workplace fatalities in Australia. In 2018, there were 152 workers killed at work, an improvement from the previous year when 190 workers were killed

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The Workers Risking their Lives to Build India’s Homes

The risks being taken by workers in India to build the country’s homes, infrastructure and commercial buildings recently came under the spotlight in an article on BBC.com. The post mentioned a number of workers including Mr Hasan, a construction worker

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Prioritise Worker Safety in 2019, Especially Young Workers

Let’s work to ensure that 2019 is better for workplace health and safety than 2018 was.  Although we did see a slight improvement last year in comparison to the previous year, more needs to be done to keep workers safe,

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Construction Site Manager Cleared of Blame over Irish Workers Deaths

The former construction site manager of the Perth site where 2 Irish tradies were tragically crushed by a massive concrete panel in N0vember 2015, has been cleared of charges by a magistrate. The site manager had been in charge of

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Worker Killed in Queensland Bulldozer Incident

One Queensland worker who was involved in a workplace accident on New Year’s Eve didn’t see 2019, he died after a dozer he was operating rolled from an elevated position. The 49 year old man died at the Saraji open

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SafeWork SA Reminds Employers to Protect Workers from Summer Heat Hazards

Summer is not over yet and SafeWork SA’s reminder to employers is to protect workers from summer heat hazards. Employers with outdoor workers in particular, must take the necessary measures to manage the risks associated with heat stress and solar

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Time-lapse Video Shows Building Constructed

There’s nothing like a construction time-lapse video to highlight the marvels of modern construction and design, watching a building being erected from nothing into something people live, work and shop in, and this video is no different. Let’s watch and

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