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Developer and Builder Prosecuted after Truck Toppled over Edge killing Driver

A British property developer and builder have been charged over an accident which led to the death of a driver on a construction site. The 2 entities were ordered to pay a total of over £180,000 ($331,014.94) after one of

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Beware of Faulty Building Products putting Workers and the Public at Risk

Popular construction industry website Sourceable.net recently posted an article which highlighted the deteriorating quality of building products flooding the Australian market, putting not only workers but the public at risk. According to the post, faulty construction products and materials are

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Demolition Worker Killed in Sydney

A part of the construction process that is especially concerning because of the high risk associated with it is demolition. An incident that happened in Sydney recently highlights the dangers surrounding demolition work. A worker was killed during demolition when

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Lack of Communication leads to Near Miss on Building Site

One of the greatest enemies to workplace safety especially on construction sites is a lack of communication or ineffective communication. Communication particularly relating to safety is a matter of life and death on construction sites which is why employers need

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High Rate of Worldwide Suicide Calls for Attention

Most people have been affected by a suicide tragedy at some time in some way, whether it was a loved one, a neighbour, a friend or even a co-worker. Sadly the World Health Organisation has released a report that highlights

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Dump Truck Collides with Worker at Heathrow Airport

One of the hazardous situations which are often overlooked on construction sites are those presented when machinery, vehicles or equipment break down and people are brought in to repair these items. Maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment on construction

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Fall from Height Leaves Worker Paralysed

The risk of death when working from a height, particularly a height above 2 metres is not the only risks associated with such work, sometimes workers may escape with their lives but may still be forever affected by the incident,

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Commercial Construction Activity Rising

It appears that commercial construction activity has finally started to show improvement, bringing its growth somewhat in line with that being experienced in the residential construction sector in Oz. According to reports activity in the nation’s construction industry is expanding

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2 Construction Workers Killed on Site

A horrific mishap has claimed the lives of 2 construction workers on a site in Georgetown Idaho recently. The terrible accident which took place on Thursday can only be described as a tragedy as the 2 men suffered one unfortunate

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Attention Employers: Are you Exposing your Workers to Asbestos?

A Newburn based firm has learnt the hard way that failing to identify the hazard of asbestos to its employees carries severe consequences. The company in Western Australia was handed a $5500 fine and ordered to pay costs after it

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