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Here’s How to Protect Your Eyes from Injury

Although eye injuries can happen anywhere, even at home, the construction site is a high risk work environment and may present an increased risk to our eyes due to the construction processes, tools, dust etc. One of the ways to

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How to Care for Your Feet on the Construction Site

One of the areas that are so easy to neglect is our feet, regardless of what industry we belong to but in construction, not only do our feet have to take a beating from walking around and standing on a

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Stonemasons Suffering Because of lack of WHS Adherence

Stonemasons are suffering from silicosis and associated diseases because of a lack of adherence to workplace health and safety laws. Tradie Cameron Harper is one of those suffering from silicosis because he didn’t realise how serious the risks were of

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Worker Injured by Nail Gun on Brisbane Site

A man on a construction site in St Lucia was rushed to hospital after an accident with a nail gun. The nail penetrated the worker’s heart and he had to undergo emergency surgery and was placed in an induced coma.

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Controlling Noise Exposure at Work Crucial to Safety

With Hearing Awareness Week having just ended its important that we put some of the knowledge gained into action, particularly when it comes to controlling noise exposure in the workplace. Remember 37 per cent of haring loss is due to

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Learn How to Choose a Welding Helmet

Protecting your face and eyes is of paramount importance when welding, which is why choosing the right helmet for the job is of such importance. With all the options on the market these days choosing the right helmet for you

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Personal Protective Equipment not Optional on Work Sites

What do you think of this guy’s PPE? Although this isn’t what personal protective equipment is, no work on a construction site should go on without the necessary PPE. The very basic PPE for construction work include hard hats and

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Employers Monitor Worker Brains to Detect Fatigue

There have been some serious, even fatal fatigue related workplace injuries in the recent past which is why the latest workplace technology to monitor worker fatigue levels is not surprising. The Smart Cap monitors workers’ brainwaves to detect when they

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Funny Construction Safety Signs

Safety signs are crucial on a construction site but how effective could one of these be on a site? Don’t forget your hard hat… Wonder how many fines they issued? Now here’s a good strategy for an emergency… And my

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Help for Those Affected by floods and fires

According to an article on the website SafetyCulture.com.au ,WorkCover NSW is reminding the community to take extreme care during the clean-up and renovation of properties following floods and fires to avoid the potential exposure to asbestos. WorkCover has joined forces

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