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Put Safety First in Construction This Year

The new year is well underway and sadly there has already been a number of deaths on Australian worksites and many more injured. But it’s not too late to start making safety the top priority and avoiding further injuries and

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Melbourne Takes the Lead for Housing Construction

The residential construction industry in Melbourne has officially surpassed Sydney as the epicentre of the nation’s housing construction boom. New research from the Housing industry Association (HIA) revealed that 12 of the 20 residential construction “hotspots” were located in Melbourne

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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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Inspectors Visit Victoria to raise Awareness about Cross Border Work

WorkCover Inspectors have begun a campaign to raise awareness about cross border work. They have begun the campaign by visiting sites, starting with those in Yarrawonga. The project will inform local construction businesses about simplicity and similarities of working on

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Embankment Collapse Results in 3 Fatalities

The risks associated with unstable ground have once again been highlighted by an accident which took place on a construction site in Kuala Lumpur recently. The accident resulted in 3 worker’s deaths and caused the serious injury of another. The

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Validity of the Construction Safety Red Card

Before gaining entry onto a construction site in Oz, workers need to undergo safety training.  Because the industry is wrought with high risk activities, construction safety training is crucial to prevent workers from becoming injured or dying on site. For

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