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Two Companies Fined After Worker Fall

Following the fall of worker on a Sydney construction site, 2 businesses have been slapped with a $200,000 for failing to comply with health and safety laws. The worker fell 2 stories because the site did not have proper safety

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Worker Injured in Sydney Metro Northwest rail project

A tradeworker has been injured while working on the Sydney Metro Northwest rail project. The man, a bricklayer was injured after falling 8 metres at the construction site. He was working at the Castle Hill railway station site, part of

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Worker’s Fall from Ladder Leads to Hospitalisation

Following an incident on a worksite south-west of Gatton, a man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter. The man fell off a ladder and bumped his head in the incident and was airlifted to Princess Alexandra

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Sydney Construction Incident Leaves Man with Serious Injuries

A construction worker had to be rescued after falling from a ladder at a construction site in Sydney’s north. A dramatic rescue ensued as five NSW Ambulance units were called to the St Ives site to free the worker. The

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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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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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Bricklayer’s Lengthy Recovery After Falling 5m On To His Head

An article on Smh.com.au highlights the human cost of workplace incidents. While we often hear the statistics, these are actual people, not just numbers. Bricklayer Ben Roche is one those who suffered a serious workplace injury when fell 5 metres

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Beware of Risk of Falls through Skylights – Alert Urges

SafeWork NSW has issued a safety alert to remind people of the risks of working on roofs with skylights or plastic roof sheeting. Last month a worker was killed and 2 others injured after falling through a skylight. According to

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Ladder Fall Lands Man in Hospital

A man was injured at a property in Brisbane’s Inglewood recently after falling from a ladder. The middle-aged man had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering upper limb injuries from the fall incident. Reports say the man was airlifted

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Ladder Fall Lands Man in Hospital

A workplace incident has taken place in south-eastern New South Wales sending a man to hospital. The man was airlifted to hospital after falling 2 metres from a ladder. He was taken to St George Hospital for treatment of suspected

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