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Beware the Danger of Falling Signs and Other Objects

A commonly occurring cause of injury on construction sites is from falling objects. There are a variety of different categories of objects that can fall from building materials to tools, however builders need to ensure that they do not contribute

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Man Falls 55 floors to his Death on Construction Site

Despite hearing of so many work fatalities from electrical hazards, building collapses etc. falls from height remains the biggest cause of construction worker deaths and injuries. And this isn’t unique to Australia, it is a global trend. For some reason

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Construction Safety: Beware of Falling Hazards

A construction accident which took place recently on a rural property west of Ipswich is an example of the risks associated with merely setting foot onto a construction site and why each worker should be trained on general safety in

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Managing Risks associated with Falling Hazards

Workers on construction sites are placed at risk of sustaining a various number of injuries but the most common cause for concern is falls from heights. That is why this hazard is so commonly discussed when covering the topic of

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Apprentice Plumber Injured After Falling from Height

Yet another apprentice worker has been injured while working from an elevated platform repairing damage to a ceiling. The 17 year old apprentice plumber fell through the roof of a shopping centre in Bathurst, resulting in his hospitalisation at Bathurst

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Fall Incident serves as warning to Construction Industry

How safe are the young workers on your site? That is a question that all principal contractors and employers should be asking themselves following an incident in Sydney’s north where a teenager narrowly escaped with his life after falling 10

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How to Prevent Falling through a Roof in construction

Falling is a serious hazard on construction sites with falls from heights accounting for most of the construction site safety incidents in Oz. Falls from ladders, roofs, skylights, scaffolds etc. all occur frequently on construction sites, but so do falls

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