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Safe Use of Ladders Video

The safe use of ladders is an issue that keeps coming up because of the number of incidents that occur every year, involving workers from all industries. The concerning part about these incidents is that they are preventable. Let’s watch

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Safety Professionals to Converge on Melbourne for Safety in Action

September 5th and 6th will be this year’s Safety in Action Melbourne conference, bringing together thousands of safety professionals and over 100 exhibitors to draw attention to workplace health and safety. The event will highlight new and innovative ways to

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Worker Killed and 2 Injured in One Weekend

Three workplace incidents in one weekend have led to 2 deaths and one critical injury. A man in his sixties suffered critical head injuries after falling four metres at a site in Merricks North on the Mornington Peninsula. In another

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Workplaces Urged to Put Safety First After Horror 2016

WorkSafe Victoria has urged all businesses in the state to do more to prioritise safety in 2017 than they did last year. According to WorkSafe Victoria, 26 people died on the job last year and this warning follows the worst

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A WA Mining Company Was Fined for Workplace Safety Breach

A WA Mining firm received a $40,000 fine for an incident in December 2014 which left 3 workers trapped in a control room after a tank rupture caused an acid spill. The workers managed to escape without injury but the

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Common Accidents in the Workplace

You may or may not be surprised to learn that the most common cause of injury in United State’s worksites is actually fights at work. Workplace tension should be addressed before it gets out of control and ends in a

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Construction Sites At Risk Across Australia

A company has been fined $425,000 and one of its directors slapped with a $85,000 fine over a fall incident on a construction site in NSW. The fines were the highest handed down in the state, setting an example to other

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Is Your Workplace Mentally Healthy?

It may come as a surprise to you but suicide is more of a risk to workers in the construction industry than workplace hazards. HeadsUp are an organisation fighting this growing social concern, are have identified some key indicators of

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WorkSafe Shows us the importance of Evaluating Site Safety

Is safety something prioritised on your work site or is it something viewed as an unnecessary burden? This video from WorkSafe aims to help us re-evaluate whether safety controls on our sites are sufficient. Watch it for yourself below.  

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Summer Arrived Earlier Than Expected

It seems summer has arrived earlier than expected with the Bureau of Meteorology revealing that October beat all heat records for any month of any year and temperatures aren’t expected to cool anytime soon. Most of Australia is experiencing extremely

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