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Falling Debris Crushes Construction Worker on Brooklyn Site

A father of 4 from Newark in New York was recently killed when falling debris crushed him at a building site in Brooklyn, just one day before the American holiday of Thanksgiving. The heartbroken family of the man have called

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Crane Rollover – Driver Turned off Alarm Prior to Incident

The driver of a crane that rolled and caused the death of a man at a construction site allegedly dismissed a loud alarm warning him that the crane was overloaded, prior to the incident. A court heard that the 46

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Construction Worker Killed on Tunnel Project

A construction accident at the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Footscray Road site has claimed the life of a 50 year old man. The man was struck by a piece of equipment attached to a mobile piling rig and suffered head

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Man Injured in Crane Incident

An incident involving a crane has taken place on a construction site in South East Queensland. Emergency crews were called to a construction site in North Lakes where they discovered a man was injured in an incident involving a crane.

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WorkSafe ACT to Issue Spot Fines for Work From Height Breaches

WorkSafe Act now has the power to issue on-the-spot fines of up to $3600 to employers who compromise workers’ safety when working from heights. Work from height safety has become a major area of concern and in the 2017-2018 period

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Worker Fighting for Life after Gold Coast Construction Mishap

Paramedics were called to a construction site in Surfer’s Paradise on the Gold Coast recently when a construction worker was crushed in an elevator shaft. The young worker, believed to be in his twenties, was working on the Jewel Towers

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Two Men Fall from Height on Construction Site

An unfortunate accident recently occurred on a Sydney construction site involving 2 workers. The 2 men fell from a scaffolding on Monday morning and had to be rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition. The

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Worker Severely Injured in Construction Accident

Work on a building site can be dangerous as we well know, which is why construction safety training is of the utmost importance, including general construction induction safety training known as the White Card. It is also up to the

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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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