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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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Man Hospitalised Following Ladder Fall

It’s concerning that ladder falls are still so common across all industries and particularly on home construction sites. The latest serious incident involved a man in Northern New South Wales who had to be airlifted to hospital after falling. The

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Worker Injured in Sydney Metro Northwest rail project

A tradeworker has been injured while working on the Sydney Metro Northwest rail project. The man, a bricklayer was injured after falling 8 metres at the construction site. He was working at the Castle Hill railway station site, part of

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Businessman Fined Over Workplace Ladder Death

Falls from ladders are amongst the most common causes of workplace injuries and fatalities across all industries but particularly in the construction sectors. A Western Sydney businessman found out the consequences of failing to provide a safe system of work

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Sydney Construction Incident Leaves Man with Serious Injuries

A construction worker had to be rescued after falling from a ladder at a construction site in Sydney’s north. A dramatic rescue ensued as five NSW Ambulance units were called to the St Ives site to free the worker. The

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WorkSafe Vic and Safework NSW Cross Border Construction Target Falls

WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW have embarked on a cross border construction inspection program targeting the prevention of falls. Inspectors visited sites in Mildura between 18 June and 22 June, identifying breaches and discussing similarities and differences between the health

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Glass Pane Falls from Construction Site Killing Security Guard in NYC

A deadly construction accident has taken place at a site near Central Park in New York, claiming the life of a security guard. A glass panel fell from the skyscraper, striking the 67 year old security guard who was rushed

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Ladder Fall Lands Man in Hospital

A man was injured at a property in Brisbane’s Inglewood recently after falling from a ladder. The middle-aged man had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering upper limb injuries from the fall incident. Reports say the man was airlifted

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WorkSafe Victoria Warns Employers about Work from Height

WorkSafe Victoria is warning employers of the serious consequences for failure to manage risks associated with work from heights on construction sites, after 11 serious falls from height were reported. Since the start of the year there have already been

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Companies Fined for Workers Fall Injuries

A worker’s fall injuries have resulted in charges for 2 companies and their respective directors in Darwin. The 19 year old worker fell 2.9 metres through a void due to a lack of edge protection at the site in August

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