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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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Fatal Crane Collapse at Google’s new Seattle Building

Google’s new Seattle building has been the site of the latest fatal crane collapse, claiming the lives of 4 people and injuring 2 others. It is believed the collapse happened during a storm, causing the crane to tumble down onto

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Couple Lucky to Be Alive After Crane Falls on House

A couple in Melbourne had a close call with a 33 tonne drilling rig that crashed through the roof their house. The elderly couple’s home was devastated by the falling crane recently after annoyed neighbours complained that it was an

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Workplace Health and Safety In The Forefront after Box Hill Accident

Workplace health and safety has come to the forefront following an incident in Box Hill, in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. A worker in his 40s died and another was seriously injured after a container of concrete fell from the crane recently.

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Operators Urged to Inspect Cranes Following Fatal Box Hill Crane Incident

In addition to prompting an audit, the fatal Box Hill crane incident has led to a safety warning from WorkSafe about the importance of inspecting cranes. Crane owners and operators have been urged to conduct safety inspections of their cranes,

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Victoria – 60 Cranes Ordered to Stop Work After Fatal Incident

Following the fatal Box Hill incident in which a man in his 40s was killed when a container of wet concrete fell from a crane, 60 cranes were ordered to stop work while an audit is conducted. Another man suffered

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Crane Topples on Construction Site – Worker Injured

A crane recently toppled on a construction site in the Gold Coast, causing injury to a man on site. The man suffered minor injuries when the crane tipped over at the Coomera construction site. He was treated by paramedics. Another

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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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Attention-loving Teen Climbs Construction Crane

It seems some people will stop at nothing to get attention on social media, even putting their lives at risk. In this video one young man breaks into a construction site and climbs a high crane, putting himself and others

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Man Injured After Crane Tips

WorkSafe Tasmania is investigating an incident in Launceston which left one man injured when a crane tipped on its side. Police cordoned off North bank Road after the incident. The cause of the crane toppling has not yet been revealed.

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