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New law aims to prevent construction deaths

Reported by Stephen | 26 May, 2017

New laws proposed to parliament by the Palaszczuk Government will enable the state’s building regulator to take action where there is a threat to the safety of workers on construction sites.

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Safety blitz to target demolition sites in Victoria

Reported by Stephen | 28 Nov, 2016

WorkSafe Victoria is continuing its efforts to reduce work-related injuries and fatalities by focusing on dangerous and sub-standard demolition work across the state.

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10 construction workers killed in 2015

Reported by Stephen | 12 Oct, 2015

Statistics from Safe Work Australia show 10 construction workers have been killed while at work since the beginning of this year. Over the last ten years, the construction industry has featured among industries with the highest number of workplace deaths in Australia.

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Safety inspectors to visit Border construction sites

Reported by Stephen | 04 Jun, 2015

Workplace safety authorities will this week visit construction sites on both sides of the Border as part of an ongoing cross-border campaign aimed at ensuring construction workers operate in a safe environment.

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Worker killed at Sydney construction site

Reported by Stephen | 15 May, 2015

A workplace incident at a construction site in Sydney’s south west has left a man dead. The incident occurred on Thursday morning.