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Four Killed as Crane Collapses on Seattle Building Site

Four people were killed in a construction crane collapse on a busy Seattle street. A few other people were hospitalised after the construction crane fell onto a street in downtown Seattle on a Saturday afternoon. The building is Google’s new

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Watch Smart Construction Tradies at Work

There’s nothing like watching inventiveness in action, especially on the construction site. In this video you’ll see some creative building from tradies. Have you come across any of these techniques before?

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Eleven People Killed in Elevator Crash

A construction accident in northern China has claimed the lives of 11 people and 2 others were injured when a lift fell. The incident happened at a residential development construction site in the Taocheng district of Hengshui, Hebei province. The

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Worker Crushed under Dump Truck – Company Fined

Following an incident in June 2016 when a worker was crushed under a dump truck, an earthmoving company was fined $90,000. The man was crushed underneath the body of the dump truck while trying to repair it. The 26 year

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Safety Review of the Industry Demanded after Death of 18 Year Old Apprentice in Scaffolding Incident

The fatal accident involving an 18 year old apprentice at a construction site in Sydney has prompted renewed calls for an inquiry into construction safety. The 18 year old apprentice, Christopher Cassaniti died after a 15  metre high scaffolding collapsed.

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Elderly Man Suffers Serious Injuries after Falling 3 Metres

An elderly man is in critical condition after falling about 3 metres while working in a shed in Gympie. The man was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after the fall. The man, in his 80s was working in

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Construction Worker Survives Horrendous Accident

A construction worker is lucky to be alive after surviving a horrendous accident on a worksite in Central India. The 21 year old man was at work when he plummeted into a well and was impaled by a long iron

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1 in 5 Australian Men Exposed to Excess Noise Levels at Work

According to new research led by Curtin University, almost 1 in 5 Australian men are exposed to excessive noise levels at work (noise levels above the recommended occupation limit). Researchers surveyed almost 5000 Australian workers to determine how many were

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Construction Accident Leads to Amputation for One Worker

A 40 year old construction worker’s life will never be the same after a horrific workplace accident in Melbourne’s west recently resulted in amputation. The man had to have his foot amputated after being rushed to Royal Melbourne Hospital in

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45 Year Old Man Hospitalised After Falling Through Roof

Work from height continues to be a  major concern in the workplace despite the fact falls are avoidable if the proper precautions are taken. A recent incident involved a 45 year old man who was transported to hospital after falling

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