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The Worst Construction Mistakes of 2018

Here are some of the worst things you can try with heavy equipment on a construction site. This is why not just anyone should be let lose on a construction site especially not behind the wheel. It’s important that everyone

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Queensland Coroner Says Tradies Death was Preventable

A coroner has found that a young carpenter electrocuted at a construction site in Brisbane in 2013 while working for a roofing company, would not have died if different circuit breakers were in place. The worker died on July 11

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Tasmania Battles to Attract Construction Trade Apprentices

There are major concerns that the construction boom in Tasmania may be hampered by the shortage of apprentices. Michael Kerschbaum from the Master Builders Association (MBA) discussed  in an article on Abc.net.au that there simply aren’t enough young people in

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WorkSafe Victoria Campaign aims to Make Towns safer

Businesses in the Moe, Newborough and Trafalgar area should be prepared for a visit from WorkSafe Victoria inspectors who will begin some 100 inspections later this month as a part of the ongoing Safe Towns campaign. On its website WorkSafe

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Worker Dies from Electric Shock

Source: JoshSemans Another electric shock incident has resulted in the injury of a construction worker at a site in Duntroon.  The worker was treated at the scene and then rushed to Canberra hospital after the worker was electrocuted while on

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Teenage Workers in Construction

(Photo: stockimages / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Hiring teenage workers on a construction site can open up a new world of opportunity to them but can also be hazardous because such young workers are not experienced enough to be able to handle the

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