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SafeWork SA Investigating Building Site Incident

SafeWork SA are investigating the death of a construction worker at an Adelaide building on Wednesday afternoon. The circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated but it appears the man died due to apparent medical reasons. According to reports the

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Workers Shocked at Death of Co-worker on Construction Site

A worker recently died at a hospital construction site in South Australia, raising health and safety concerns among union members. The Adelaide worker was working on a jackhammer at the Flinders Medical Centre site before he died on Wednesday afternoon.

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SA Construction Worker Death

A worker at a hospital construction site in Adelaide has died while on the job. The 55 year old man was working on a jackhammer at the Flinders Medical Centre when the fatal incident took place. The incident prompted SafeWork

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Construction Equipment Nearly Falls Through Ground During Demolition

A video has emerged showing an incident at a demolition site recently. In the video a jackhammer machine falls through the fall, the worker is lucky to escape as he was working on the jackhammer at the time. The machine

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Master Builders Outlook Predicts Construction Boom

Master Builders has predicted building activity particularly for home building will remain strong in 2017, after a good start. A strong pipeline of work in the housing sector, reflects record building approvals and housing loans approved. This is good news

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Falling Materials The Target of Safety Inspectors

WorkSafe Victoria inspectors are currently on a 3 week inspection blitz targeting falling building materials and equipment on building sites. Over the 3 week period the inspections were being conducted, more than 100 work sites were or will be inspected,

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Canberra Heatwave a Threat to Construction Workers

If you live in Canberra and noticed an increase in temperatures over the month of January, you’re right. According to meteorologists, temperatures in January are higher than usual for the month and the hottest day on record was 39.6 degrees.

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Construction Site Groping Incident – Perpetrator Denied Bail

A man who assaulted a former colleague on a Sydney construction site has been denied bail after pleading not guilty to charges. The 33 year old self-proclaimed model agent, fashion designer and photographer indecently assaulted a female colleague on a

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Job Trends for 2017

According to recruiters, 2017 will be a good year for construction employment, as the demand for skilled construction workers grows. The ACT and NSW in particular are expected to experience a high demand for employees in the construction sector, as

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Construction Worker Hospitalised

A man was seriously injured after falling from a scaffold at a work site in northeast Victoria. The scaffold which the man was working on, tipped over, causing him to fall and land on the ground. The incident happened at

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