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Townsville Accident Claims Workers Life

Another fatal workplace accident has taken place, this time in Townsville, highlighting once again the risks associated with construction work. A man has been killed in Bohle. It is believed he was hit by a falling pipe being unloaded from

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Victorian Construction Accident- Worker Electrocuted

Tragedy has struck in Melbourne’s outer west where a young worker was killed while working in the roof of a house. The 19 year old was electrocuted while apparently installing an air-conditioner on the roof of a 2 storey Plumpton

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Steel Rod Pierced Worker’s Skull on Construction Site

A construction worker from Central India has managed to survive a horrific workplace incident after being impaled in the skull and undergoing emergency surgery. The 21 year tradie fell into a well at a worksite and an iron rod passed

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Worker’s Crushing Injuries Result in $90,000 Fine for Earthmoving Company

An earthmoving firm has been given a $90,000 fine after a worker was crushed under the body of a dump truck in June 2016. The 26 year old victim was working beneath the body of a dump truck when the

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Brick Wall Collapses on Construction Worker

Another construction accident has taken place, this time on a construction site south of Brisbane. The construction worker involved is recovering in hospital after he was crushed when a brick wall fell. The construction worker, aged in his fifties fell

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Worker Killed in Construction Trench Incident

A man has been killed in a trench accident on a building site in Melbourne recently. According to reports, emergency services were called to the site in the town of Wallan where they discovered the injured man. Despite attention from

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Worker Freed after Collapsing in Perth Airport Tunnel Construction Site

A construction worker has been freed by emergency crews after an incident inside Perth’s Forrestfield Airport rail link tunnel. The man was severely injured when a high pressure air pipe exploded and smashed him in the face. The 35 year

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Worker Injured on Site in Queensland

A workplace incident has taken place on a construction site in South East Queensland involving a crane, once again highlighting the risks present on construction sites – one of the most high risk industries according to workplace health and safety

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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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RAH Inquest Begins into Construction Worker’s Death

An inquest into the death of a construction worker in November 2014 has heard that pressure to complete the new Royal Adelaide Hospital on time and within the budget may have contributed to the compromised safety and corner cutting that

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