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Man Loses Foot in Construction Accident

A construction accident in West Melbourne has resulted in the loss of a foot for a construction worker. The 40 year old man was at work on an external lift at a luxury apartment development – the Melbourne Village Complex

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Elevator Crash on Construction Site Claims 11 Lives

A construction accident in northern China has killed 11 people and injured 2 others. A lift fell on a construction site in the Hebei province recently, at a residential property development. Two of the injured were taken to a local

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MacQuarie Park Scaffolding Collapse Victim’s Parents Speak

The parents of fallen construction apprentice Christopher Cassaniti have spoken out about their torment after losing their young son. The incident is such a tragic reminder of the consequences of workplace health and safety incidents on construction sites. Watch the

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2015 Workplace Fatality Results in Fine for Crane Driver and Company

An Ipswich company and an employee, Robert Poida have both been fined over a 2015 workplace accident that led to the death of a crane driver. An 8 tonne mobile yard crane was being used to shift a large steep

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Perth Construction Accident – Concrete Falls and Crushes Cars

A car was crushed recently and another was damaged after a concrete panel fell off the side of an East Perth building site. Thankfully nobody was injured or killed but the consequences could have been horrific. The incident was blamed

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WorkSafe ACTs Focus on Work from Height Safety

WorkSafe ACT is narrowing in on employers who compromise workers’ safety when it comes to working from height and can now issue an on-the-spot fine of up to 3,600 to offenders. In the 2017-18 period, there were 72 workers compensation

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Horrific Accident involving Gold Coast Construction Worker

An incident on the Gold Coast is an example of the risks involved with construction work, especially when working in confined spaces such as an elevator shaft. A construction worker was seriously injured while working on the Jewel Towers construction

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Man Injured after Rolling Machine into Ditch

Roadwork construction can be dangerous, as an incident in north east Victoria has proven. A man in his sixties suffered minor injuries after a machine he was operating rolled over and landed in a ditch. The man was operating the

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Construction Site Shut Down by WorkSafe

A man was recently injured in an accident involving an excavator at a building site in the suburb of Kambah in Coombs. WorkSafe stopped work on a site as it conducted investigations into the incident which left one man with

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China Sentences 31 People for Deadly Construction Accident

A building site collapse in China last November that left 73 people dead has led to 31 people being arrested and punished. The incident happened when a work platform collapsed at the Fengcheng power plant in eastern China’s Jiangxi Province.

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