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Man Dead after Accident with Machinery on Darwin Site

An accident involving machinery at a worksite in Darwin has resulted in one fatality. A 30 year old man has died in  The Northern Territory after being crushed by machinery. The incident is being investigated by police and NT WorkSafe

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Man Dies After Falling into Machinery at Quarry

Another fatal workplace accident has taken place, this time at a quarry in South Australia. A man has died after falling into heavy machinery at the quarry in  the South East of the state. Paramedics were called to  the scene,

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Circular Quay Site Explosions and Fire Erupts

  A demolition site at the corner of Pitt Street and Alfred Street, Circular Quay erupted in flames and plumes of smoke recently, requiring 12 people be treated for respiratory problems. It was reported that dozens of firefighters battled the

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Worker Killed on Work Site

Another workplace fatality has taken place in Queensland, this time at a business at Cobalt Street in Carole Park. It is believed a worker became trapped between machinery and was crushed to death. Emergency personnel were called to the scene,

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WorkSafe Victoria Tackles Mobile Plant Safety on Work Sites

The importance of prioritising mobile plant safety was highlighted by WorkSafe Victoria over the month of May, as inspectors visited construction sites around the state targeting poor safety around these mobile plant. The safety watchdog highlighted the importance of mobile

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Safety Of Mobile Plant on Building Sites the Target of Blitz

There have been 16 fatalities involving work with or around heavy machinery in the past decade, prompting WorkSafe’s latest safety campaign. Machinery such as cranes, front end loaders, elevated work platforms, forklifts, skid steer loaders, concrete trucks and other types

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Construction Machines Making Roads

It’s hard to imagine how the construction workers of the past built roads without the impressive machinery we have at our disposal today. It seems construction machinery gets more high tech and advanced every year, so much so that we

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Heavy Vehicle and Equipment Fails Demonstrated on Video

As we begin a new year of construction work it’s important that we evaluate the successes and failures of the previous year, like this video showing some of the worst construction equipment fails from 2016. Let’s watch and see what

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The latest In Construction Technology

The most advanced machinery on the planet can be awe-inspiring, especially when you watch the amazing things machines can do today that our grandparents probably never imagined. Let’s watch this video for more,

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Demolition Company Fined Over Workplace Injury

A demolition firm was recently issued a $45,000 fine after an incident occurred which resulted in one worker’s leg being crushed and subsequently amputated. The Melbourne company pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe work environment, following an incident

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