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WorkSafe Victoria Reminds Workplaces to Remember Safety at This Time of Year

Although this may be the “most wonderful time of the year”, for workers it can be a nightmare, especially if safety begins to take a back seat to festive cheer. WorkSafe Victoria has issued a reminder to both workers and

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ACT Construction Groups Call for End to Rogue Contractors

Construction industry groups including Master Builders Association’s ACT Branch have called for a complete overhaul of the ACT’s contractor licensing regime. Industry groups have blamed rogue tradies for Canberra’s building quality issues, saying unqualified and unlicensed contractors are undercutting legitimate

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Managing Silica on Construction Sites

Silicosis is a serious disease that is affecting an alarming number of tradies. If you haven’t taken precautions to ensure workers are protected from the hazards associated with construction dust, you need to watch this video.

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WA Company’s Former Supervisor Fined $6000 over Workplace Injury

A former supervisor of a WA company was recently fined $6000 in Perth Magistrates Court following  an accident at a Keysbrook mine, 3 years prior. The worker was struck on the shoulder by a bucket of a mini excavator in

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Fatality Results in $65,000 Fine for Mining Company

A Western Australian mining firm has been fined $65,000 after an electrician was killed at a bauxite site. The electrician was fatally crushed between a lift car and the lift shaft at the Worsley refinery in 2014. The 66 year

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Deadliest Jobs for Men in Australia

While the Australian job market is booming, especially in the trade industries, many people in these industries are struggling. These jobs are lucrative, promising six figure salaries however the men in these jobs are battling with depression and are committing

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Companies Warned to Put Safety First in Lead-up to Festive Season

Companies and employees are being warned to put safety first in the lead-up to Christmas. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian Munn warned workplaces to pay particular attention to safety as we approach the festive season. Around this time of the year

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Sydney Metro Construction Time-lapse

The Sydney metro project is a massive undertaking which, unless you’re directly involved with its construction in some way or the other, you may not fully comprehend. In this time-lapse video you can get an understanding of what actually goes

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Construction Hotspot with the Most Cranes in Sydney

The northern suburbs of Sydney are the city’s residential construction hot-spot with a total of 121 cranes dotted around the area. Last month the number of cranes increased by 27. Matthew Harris, managing director of RLB NSW said the northern

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How Queensland Plans to Tackle Workplace Health and Safety Issues

Queensland Work Health and Safety Board, the state’s peak advisory board to the government on work health and safety, has designed a 5 year plan to make WHS in the state safer. The plan comes in response to the recommendations

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