October is National Safe Work Month

Safety is an issue that we should be addressing every single day on the work site but in the month October, there is an additional push towards making all working environments safer with National Safe Work Month. Safe Work Australia

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Truck Driver Death Results in $275K Fine for Company

A towing company has been convicted and fined $275,000 for an accident which claimed the life of one of its workers. The incident occurred when the worker was loading a boom crane onto a parked truck and was struck and

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Serious Fall Lands Queensland Man in Hospital

Falls from ladders may seem like a minor incident, but even falls from relatively low heights can be serious and these types of accidents seem to happen every day, across all industries but in particular on construction sites. The latest

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August is The Month To Concentrate on Tradie Health

Safe Work Australia has called on all tradies to prioritise health and safety this month, highlighting in particular the construction industry which is one of the most high risk. Tradies National Health Month, which is the month of August uses

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Some residents Return Home After Crane Collapse at Wolli Creek

A crane collapse over the weekend at Wolli Creek left around 160 residents having to find alternate accommodation as authorities devised a strategy to have the crane safely moved. Residents in the surrounding buildings were allowed to return home once

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Construction Spending Soars in July

Good news from the the Australian Industry Group (AIG) and Housing Industry Association (HIA), the Performance of Construction Index rose 4.5 points to 60.5 in July. This was the fastest growth experienced in the industry in 12 years. This impressive

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Human Remains Unearthed at WA Museum Construction Site

Police recently confirmed the skeletal remains unearthed by construction workers at the WA Museum are human. The discovery of the human remains was made by construction workers on James street in Northbridge recently. The site was shut down as homicide

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Chinese Building Suppliers Providing Shoddy Building Supplied with Fake Documents

Chinese building suppliers have found a way around the Australian standards for importing building materials by forging safety certificates. According to a Senate Inquiry, shoddy building products are making their way into apartment towers in this way which has led

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Highway Collapses in Singapore

A Chinese construction worker has been killed in a construction accident in Singapore, and 10 others were injured. Singapore is known for having strict construction safety standards so incidents of this nature are rare. The accident happened on Friday when

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Fire Destroys North Brisbane Building Site

The fire that blazed through a North Brisbane construction site was apparently started by a group of children. The four kids, were spotted on surveillance cameras entering the building site after hours around 6pm. Investigators believe the youth set fire

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