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NSW Construction Safety Blitz Proves a Success

SafeWork inspectors say the NSW Construction safety blitz aimed at reducing falls from heights was a success. The 12 month long blitz resulted in 1258 notices being issued to stop work or improve work processes. Inspectors made 1000 visits to

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WorkSafe Victoria Highlights Fall Safety following Accident

Following the death of a worker at a housing construction site earlier this month, WorkSafe Victoria is reminding employers about the risks of injuries and fatalities presented by working from heights. The incident happened at Rosebud when a man, believed

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Beware of Risk of Falls through Skylights – Alert Urges

SafeWork NSW has issued a safety alert to remind people of the risks of working on roofs with skylights or plastic roof sheeting. Last month a worker was killed and 2 others injured after falling through a skylight. According to

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Employer Fined in Serious Fall Incident

WorkSafe New Zealand has warned the construction sector that workers injured due to risks involved with working from heights will never be acceptable, given that these risks are so well known. The safety authority recently sentenced a company after a

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Year Long Safety Blitz to Address Construction Safety

SafeWork NSW launched a year-long blitz targeting dodgy building sites, with inspectors focusing on work from heights. Businesses who don’t take the necessary precautions to protect workers from the risk of falls from heights should be ready. SafeWork NSW says

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Queensland Health and Safety Video Highlights Construction Industry Risk of Falls

A video by Queensland Health and Safety Authority attempts to highlight the risks involved with working from heights, particularly in the construction industry. The video tells the story of an experienced worker, Jed who was working in the construction industry

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