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Calls for Better Construction Safety after Sydney Scaffolding Death

There’s been renewed calls for better construction safety following a fatality on a Sydney construction site when a 15 metre scaffolding tower gave way, dropping a pile of steel onto an 18 year old apprentice. The young man Christopher Cassaniti

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NZ Roadworkers Reflect on Health and Safety

In an effort to highlight health and safety in the road construction industry, roading contractors in New Zealand temporarily downed tools for the “Pause for Health and Safety Day” initiative, aimed at refocusing on creating safer work environments. In February

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Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety at Work

April 28th was World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as well as Workers’ Memorial Day, promoting health and safety in the workplace and remembering those who died on the job or as a result of a work-related injury

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Man In His Twenties Falls Through Roof in Sydney

A fall through a roof at a building site in Sydney’s south west has left a man in his twenties hospitalised. The worker fell from a height at a a site in Oran Park and was rushed to hospital by

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Brooklyn Civil Construction Company Fined for Fatal Workplace Incident

The health and safety failings of a Brooklyn civil construction company have led to it being charged over an incident in 2017 when a worker was crushed by a road roller. The tragic incident took place in October 2017 when

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Man Hospitalised After Roof Fall

Another fall from height has taken place at a worksite, this time in Pennant Hills. A 45 year old man had to be transported to hospital after falling through a roof, it is believed he was replacing skylight sheeting at

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Silicosis Claims Young Workers Life

A Gold Coast tradesman who was diagnosed with silicosis, the deadly lung disease has died. Anthony White, the 36 year old tradie was diagnosed in November 2017 and since then has highlighted the consequences of prolonged exposure and lack of

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Worker Injured After Falling 3 Metres on Work Site

Following the fall of a worker at a site in Darwin’s norther suburbs in 2017, 2 construction companies have been charged. A 31 year old worker and 2 other workers were on the roof of a breezeway, removing asbestos sheeting

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Billions of Dollars Lost due to Stress in the Workplace

Employers don’t just do your workers a favour and address workplace stress, but do it for yourselves as well. Research shows that stress isn’t just affecting workers physically and mentally, but it’s costing companies billions each year in lost productivity.

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Joint Inspection Blitz Targets Young Workers

A joint inspection blitz by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW focusing on keeping young workers safe and reducing deadly falls in the Albury Wodonga region, is a reminder of the importance of keeping these young and inexperienced workers safe on

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