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WorkSafe Urges Caution Following Falling Object Incidents

WorkSafe Victoria is reminding all employers about the importance of addressing the risks of falling objects on construction sites following an incident in Melbourne’s CBD recently. A large metal prop fell from the 56th level of the building site and

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Funding for Investigation into High Construction Suicide Rate in NZ.

The New Zealand construction industry is facing a similar mental health crisis as Australia, looking to the Mates in Construction programme as inspiration for its own plan to tackle the issue. With Mates in Construction proving successful here in Australia,

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21 Year Old Worker Dies After Falling from Ladder

It’s tragic that ladder falls are still such a common occurrence and so commonly end in death, despite falls being preventable. One tragic incident happened late last year when a 21 year old labourer died after falling from a ladder

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Building Site Truck and Crane Rollover

WorkSafe ACT has announced a workplace accident involving a construction truck and crane. The incident happened at a building site in Denman Prospect when a construction truck and crane rolled. There were no injuries but WorkSafe has launched an investigation

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WorkSafe Inspections To Focus on Falling Objects

WorkSafe inspectors continue their focus on falling objects at building sites across Victoria. WorkSafe has warned that falling objects are the leading cause of death and serious injury in the construction industry and not only do they possess a risk

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Worker Impaled on Steel Reinforcing Bar on Construction Site

A horrific construction accident has taken place at a Gosford construction site, highlighting the risks of slips, trips and falls on construction sites. A man was impaled by a steel reinforcing bar after falling from one floor to another at

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How Toxic Work Stress Can Affect Your Health

Everyone experiences some form of stress at some time in their lives but toxic stress left unchecked can have devastating effects on our mental and physical health. Experts have warned about the danger of toxic stress. Safe Work Australia said

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The Inventions Revolutionising Construction

There are some really interesting advancements being made in construction, making the process quicker, more efficient and in some cases more affordable. Here are some of the interesting inventions revolutionising the industry at the moment.

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This is How Construction Wood is Made

Construction wood is such an integral part of the construction process but have you ever wondered how it makes it’s way from tree to our work sites? Let’s find out in this ‘How its Made’ video.

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Blitz Focusing on Work From Heights Successful- SafeWork NSW

SafeWork NSW says a 12 month construction blitz focusing on reducing falls from heights has been successful and has improved work from height safety and compliance. During the course of the year inspectors visited 1000 sites around the state, following

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