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Construction Company Fined Following Trench Collapse Death

A trench collapse incident which resulted in 2 deaths in March last year has resulted in the civil construction company involved being charged. Two Ballarat workers were killed when the trench they were working in collapsed and the company was

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Worker Dies in Trench Accident in Victoria

Tragedy has struck on a Melbourne construction site, claiming the life of a worker who fell into a trench on the Springridge housing estate. The man was working in the suburb of Wallan 45km from the city in a trench

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Second Person Killed in Ballarat Site Trench Collapse

Tragedy has struck a Ballarat construction site claiming the lives of 2 workers after a trench collapse. One young man was reported trapped for 2 hours after the six metre trench gave in. The young man’s colleague who was in

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Trench Collapse At Construction Site Lands Worker in Hospital

The risks associated with work in trenches has once again been highlighted by an incident at the NorthConnex construction site, where a worker in his twenties was hospitalised after a trench wall collapsed on him. The man suffered back injuries

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Importance of Trench Controls

An accident that happened on a construction site in Coomera last month, highlights once again the risks associated with trench work and the importance of controls. The worker involved was left with serious pelvic injuries after an 8 metre trench

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Worker Injured in Trench Collapse

An accident has taken place on a construction site on the Gold Coast leaving a young worker with serious injuries. The 21 year old construction worker suffered injuries to his pelvis and limb when a trench collapsed and he  became

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Young Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

The risk involved with working in trenches has just been highlighted by an accident which took place in Baltimore in The United States. Often we hear of workers being trapped or injured while engaging in trench work. The biggest risk

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