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Tips to Protecting Your Vision On-site

While wearing protective eyewear is something we’re advised to do when conducting certain tasks on the construction site, it is something that is often seen as a discomfort if not a hassle, but once you’ve witnessed eye trauma you’d recognise

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Construction Worker Killed on Tunnel Project

A construction accident at the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Footscray Road site has claimed the life of a 50 year old man. The man was struck by a piece of equipment attached to a mobile piling rig and suffered head

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Dodgy Construction Induction Cards Emerge on Worksites

As we are all aware, Construction Induction training is mandatory for all construction workers in all states and territories and this is to ensure everyone working on a high risk work site are aware of how to do so safely.

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Importance of Procedural Controls in Avoiding Haul Truck – Light Vehicle Crashes on Work Sites

Following a collision between a haul truck and a light vehicle in August in which the light vehicle’s front was smashed, the New South Wales Department of Resources and Energy are stressing the significance of procedural controls in avoiding these

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Man Pinned between 2 Trucks on Worksite

An incident on a North Geelong site highlights the risks of working on a construction site. WorkSafe Victoria is now investigating after a man suffered serious leg injury and abdominal injuries after he was trapped between 2 trucks. One of

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Registration Open for International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management

You can now register online for the International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management 2015. The convention is taking place on 22-24 November, which coincides with National Awareness Awareness Month. It will be held at The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition

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What We Learnt From Hearing Awareness Week

Hearing Awareness Week just ended, having run from 23 August to 29 August, so its time to consider what we’ve learnt. Figures reveal that 1 in six Australians is deaf, hearing impaired or has an ear disorder and one of

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Construction Work up in June Quarter

Building activity in Western Australia has given the construction sector a boost in the June quarter. WA led the rise in construction activity at 25.5 per cent. Work on several massive resources projects in the state caused an unexpected rise in

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JT Day High Visibility LED Visual Warning Indicators Now Available in Australia

Wolf Markerlite is the new self-contained high visibility LED visual warning indicator by JT Day Pty Ltd.  The development is perfect for those working in environments where visibility is low and/or at night such as construction sites. The Wolf Markerlite

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Western Australian Construction Bright Future Predicted

According to Michael Hopkins, ACT Master Builders Association’s deputy director , land releases in The ACT are likely to boost building activity over the next 6 to 12 months. The promise of more land being released comes after 4 months

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