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Accident with Drop Saw Sends Man to Hospital with Serious Injuries

An accident on a Queensland site has landed one man in his sixties in hospital. The man suffered serious injuries after an incident with a drop saw. The man was rushed to Toowoomba Hospital for specialist treatment. As an article

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Builder Fined For Bullying Apprentice

A builder has been fined $12,500 for bullying an apprentice in his employ over a 2 year period. The bullying which came not only from the builder himself but other employees who he encouraged to join in on the bullying

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Bullying in the workplace is Unacceptable

A Geelong carpenter has pleaded guilty to one rolled up charge for workplace bullying under the 2004 OHS Act for failing to provide a safe system of work to an apprentice worker. The builder was charged $12,500 for bullying an

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$25,000 Fine for Employer Responsible for Plasterer Fall

Falls from heights still account for the most workplace injuries, particularly in the construction industry. A recent incident is a reminder of the consequences of failing to ensure that employees and non-employees are not placed at risk. A Geelong builder

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Over 900 Non-compliant Doors Removed from Perth Children’s Hospital

A builder has installed more than 900 faulty door frames at the Perth’s Children Hospital. The 935 door frames will have to be replaced at the cost of the builder, after being installed by a Chinese owned company. The company

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Case into Construction Worker Death Begins

Remember the man killed at the South Hobart waste centre, a co-worker has just spoken out about safety concerns at site which the deceased worker was concerned about before his death. Benjamin Wicks of South Arm was killed when a

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Activities On A Building Site Caught On Video

Watch what happens in a week of construction activities on this building site. There are over 36 closeups of this busy site.  

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Construction Claims 3 Lives in One Week in Perth

The Perth construction industry claimed the lives of 3 workers in a single day on Wednesday, all deaths occuring within a matter of hours. The first accident took place on an East Perth building site and resulted in the death

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Family of Irish Worker Killed in Perth Speak Out

A horrific accident has taken place on an East Perth construction site, claiming the lives of 2 young Irish workers. The accident happened on Wednesday as a crane was hoisting a concrete slab, the slab fell and crushed the 2

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Interesting Construction Time-lapse video

If you’ve ever wondered how construction in Australia differed from elsewhere in the world, watch this interesting construction time-lapse of a site in the middle of London.  

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