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Gold Coast Tradesman Dies from Silicosis

A Gold Coast man who was diagnosed with silicosis, the devastating lung disease has died. The 36 tradesman Anthony White was diagnosed with silicosis, the disease that causes scarring of the lung tissue in November 2017. There are fears of

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Singaporean Workers Dies after Failing to Secure Harness

A construction worker in Singapore recently died after falling six floors at a construction site. It was discovered that the worker had not secured his safety harness to a life line. The state coroner found that the 51 year old

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August is The Month To Concentrate on Tradie Health

Safe Work Australia has called on all tradies to prioritise health and safety this month, highlighting in particular the construction industry which is one of the most high risk. Tradies National Health Month, which is the month of August uses

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Man Injured in Serious Crane Incident

A construction worker was recently hospitalised after part of a 500kg panel fell onto him at a site at Griffith. According to WorkSafe ACT, the accident occurred on Friday afternoon when the man in his thirties was injured. He was

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Construction in Tasmania Booming

Building activity in Tasmania is booming and it is now leading the nation in construction activity. According to the Australian Residential Development Outlook spring edition report, in the 12 months to June this year, building activity in Tasmania has risen

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CFMEU wants increased Govt Funding for Construction Workers Drug Rehabilitation

The country’s largest construction union, The CFMEU is calling on the federal government to provide more funding for rehabilitation programs for construction workers with substance abuse. The call from the CFMEU follows Senator Abetz introduction of drug and alcohol testing

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