This Australian Invention Could Stop Buildings Collapsing during Earthquakes

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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 existing synthetic geotextiles used within building foundations may provide the protection buildings need against earthquakes.

Find out more at: https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/05/24/15/04/australian-university–construction-material-help-prevent-buildings-collapsing-earthquakes

WorkSafe Victoria Powerful New Message

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Source: TheAge.com.au

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a powerful new public awareness campaign aimed to emphasize the impact of serious injury on a workplace.

The campaign is aimed at employers and warns them that if workers aren’t safe, neither are they.

Employers in the state need to be fully aware of the consequences of workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

 

Employers are being warned that inspectors can visit workplaces anywhere, any day at anyy time.

 

Source: http://www.worksafenews.com.au/news/item/477-if-your-workers-aren%E2%80%99t-safe,-then-neither-are-you.html#sthash.9J5lHd7s.dpuf