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Tips for Safety Conversations

In an article on SafetyRisk.net Robert Long discusses 20 tips for safety conversations which would prove especially beneficial for employers to utilise in the construction industry. Communication is an important aspect of site safety and this post provides tips to

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Safety Video on Avoiding Heat Illness and Injury

We all know that staying hydrated is a crucial part of avoiding heat stress but what else can we do to avoid illness and injury in our warm climate? Watch this safety video to learn the most important aspects of

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Man’s Fall Death Described as “Mysterious”

The death of a man whose body was discovered on a building site on Saturday morning has been described as “mysterious” particularly because the man was not a member of the construction crew. Despite police and authorities investigating the fall,

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Gas Leaks A Major Construction Site Hazard

A gas leak on a construction site left 300 people out in the cold, as they had to be evacuated from their homes when a bobcat working on the site severed a gas line.  Thankfully the situation did not escalate

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Man crushed in Bendigo construction site incident

Two incidents that occurred recently highlighted the danger of being crushed on a construction site. The first incident occurred on a Bendigo construction site where a young man was crushed between a truck and concrete pouring equipment. ABC.net.au had this

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White Card Update: Lack of training may have caused Fatality

Hearing to determine Cause of Death After Crane Crushes Worker The hearing to uncover what may have led to the death of a truck driver three years ago is currently underway. The truck driver suffered fatal injuries after being crushed

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Are you a plant or machine operator or excavator operator?  Well you’ll be interested to note that WorkCover NSW , the construction industry watchdog, has issued a warning regarding the safe use of excavators. According to SafetyCulture.com.au : The warning

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