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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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Perth Airport Tunnel Accident – Worker Fighting for His Life

A horrible accident has taken place inside Perth’s new airport rail tunnel, leaving a construction worker fighting for his life. A 35 year old construction worker suffered major facial injuries after a high pressure air pipe exploded and hit him

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Families Need Support After Workplace Deaths

A recent article on Canberratimes.com.au highlighted the importance of support for families following the loss of a loved one due to a workplace accident. Since 2008, 10 industrial fatalities have occurred in Canberra, one of them the death of Ben

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WorkSafe Vic and Safework NSW Cross Border Construction Target Falls

WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW have embarked on a cross border construction inspection program targeting the prevention of falls. Inspectors visited sites in Mildura between 18 June and 22 June, identifying breaches and discussing similarities and differences between the health

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Worker in Serious Condition After being Struck by Steel Beam

The danger associated with falling objects on construction sites has been highlighted by an incident on the Sunshine Coast, resulting in injuries for a worker. The young worker, believed to be in his late teens has been hospitalised in a

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Falling Stone Crushes Workers Toe – Employer Fined

The risks involved with movement of heavy materials and equipment has been highlighted by WorkSafe following the fining and conviction of a Brooklyn company over an incident in 2015 which resulted in one worker losing 3 toes. The company was

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Glass Pane Falls from Construction Site Killing Security Guard in NYC

A deadly construction accident has taken place at a site near Central Park in New York, claiming the life of a security guard. A glass panel fell from the skyscraper, striking the 67 year old security guard who was rushed

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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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No Safety for These Daring Malaysian Construction Workers

This Malaysian construction worker seriously missed his calling, he should probably have his own tight-rope act because he certainly isn’t afraid of heights. A startled co-worker filmed the man working at the top of a skyscraper on some scaffolding with

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