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Addressing Workplace Bullying the Focus of WorkSafe video

The only thing worse than a workplace bully is the employer who knowingly tolerates bullying in the workplace. In this WorkSafe video the responsibilities of Victorian employers is identified when it comes to addressing workplace bullying.  

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Man Injured After Construction Site Fall

A man fell off a roof at a construction site in Berry and had to be rushed to hospital. Paramedics were called after a man fell 3 metres on a site at Hitchcocks Lane, near Huntingdale Park Road. A NSW

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WorkSafe Victoria Video Sheds Light on Workplace Bullying

Worksites can be stressful places, but add to the regular workplace stress the pressure of being bullied and it can become unbearable. That is why it’s important to identify bullying as soon as it rears its head and address it.

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Cross Border Safety Program Focuses on Work From Height Safety

During the month of June, between the 18th and 22nd WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW embarked on a Cross-border Construction Program. The prevention of falls on construction sites was the focus of the joint visit with safety regulators visiting sites

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Man Injured when Crane Tips

A crane tipped over on a construction site in the Gold Coast at Coomera. Ambulance paramedics were called to the scene to treat a man who had suffered minor injuries due to the crane tipping over. He was treated at

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Australia’s Most Dangerous Jobs

Annually hundreds of Australians die due to work-related incidents, so it’s interesting to note which are the most high risk industries in terms of fatalities. Finder.com.au the leading comparison website has compiled a list of the nation’s most dangerous jobs,

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Protecting Young People at Work

A company in NSW Central Coast was fined $45,000 after 2 young employees became overcome by fumes while working in a confined space. The 2 workers aged 19 and 20 were cleaning the inside of a landing pontoon of a

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Incentives to Boost Apprenticeships in WA

There are incentives aimed at attracting young people to WA’s largest industry – construction. The Construction Training Fund (CTF) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1990 to support the training of people in the building and construction industry

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Nine People Killed in Building Collapse in India

Two multi-storey buildings have collapsed in New Delhi, India, claiming the lives of at least 9 people. Rescuers found 9 bodies as they cleared the mounds of rubble following the collapse. More than 100 rescuers were involved in the operation

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Beware of Bullies in the Workplace

If you thought bullying ended in school, you’d be wrong. In fact the workplace bully is more complicated than the school yard bully because their behaviour involves more than just physically bullying a person. Workplace bullying is behaviour that threatens

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