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Video Shows Scaffolding Collapse

The construction collapse that claimed 74 lives last week in Beijing China, is one of the worst construction accidents of the year. Workers were conducting repairs to a power plant when the scaffolding built around a tower collapse. Let’s see

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Unbelievable Construction Fail

This picture shows a disturbing scaffolding fail. Although most of us would likely never resort to such measures or put our safety at such obvious risk, there are some scaffolding mistakes that we see time and time again. Scaffolding fails

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White Card News: Worker Fall from Scaffolding results in Fatality

We’ve had a tragic start to the New Year after a worker on a construction site in Sydney died after falling from a scaffold on a building site. The tragic incident took place at a site in Bangaroo, central Sydney

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Scaffolding Collapse in Shopping Mall Prompts State-wide Safety Checks

Image source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-02/scaffolding-collapse-at-robina-shopping-centre/4929910 It appears that a scaffolding collapse which took place in a shopping complex on the Gold Coast has resulted in state-wide safety checks as authorities fear a the repeat of such an incident. Incidents where the public

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Company Guilty of Health and Safety Breaches resulting in Scaffolding Collapse

Falls from heights are some of the most common causes of workplace fatalities in Oz and in fact the entire world, yet many companies still fail to guard against this hazard. This is a big mistake because not only do

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Scaffolding Safety in Construction – WorkCover NSW issues Safety Alert

A safety alert has been issued to remind construction businesses about the need to inspect and maintain scaffolding and its components which include stair flights.  The fall of a worker from scaffolding raised the alarm about scaffolding safety which is

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China Construction Incident Kills 3

China is known for being extremely fast when it comes to the construction of buildings, and usually they accomplish this with little or no safety incidents however last week the collapse of scaffold claimed the lives of 3 workers on

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White Card Online News Update: Scaffolding Incident Results in Death

A tragic incident involving scaffolding has occurred on a site in the UK, which although sad can teach workers and employers an important lesson in scaffolding safety. The incident occurred when a young worker was dragged over a scaffolding platform

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