In an effort to reduce a tragically high suicide rate in construction, the Queensland Government has funded Mates in Construction over the next one and half years to continue and expand its positive program.
SafeWork NSW is urging all local builders and developers to ensure construction sites are secured to prevent unauthorised access and injuries during the Christmas break.
A new project aimed at improving the safety of construction workers on either side of the NSW/ACT border has been launched.
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.
The Queensland Government has partnered with Suicide prevention organisation MATES in Construction in a bid to bolster suicide prevention efforts in the construction industry.
A worker has died after reportedly falling off a deck at a construction site northwest of Sydney.
Employment Minister visits construction workers to highlight importance of suicide prevention awareness
Employment and Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace joined workers at a Brisbane construction site on Thursday morning for Fly the Flag Day, a joint initiative of MATES in Construction and R U OK that aims to reduce the high level of suicide among Australian construction workers.
A Melbourne construction company has been convicted and fined $50,000 over a building site incident that injured a worker in April 2012
Workers in the building and construction industries are being urged to Look Up and Live after an alarming rise in electrical related incidents
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.
The Australian Government has introduced amendments to the Building Code to ensure higher standards of workplace safety for construction sites.
A WorkSafe WA proactive inspection program looking at construction sites in Perth’s northern suburbs has revealed a high level of compliance in training and licensing, but has raised some concerns in other areas.
A construction worker is nursing serious injuries after an 8m trench collapsed on him at a Coomera worksite on Friday morning.
A construction worker was taken to hospital with head injuries following a fall from scaffolding in New South Wales on Wednesday morning.
WorkCover is investigating an incident where a man was seriously injured after falling at a NSW construction site, about 7km south the Sydney central business district.
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.
A wall has collapsed at a northern Sydney construction site, injuring a worker.
A workplace incident at a construction site in Sydney’s south west has left a man dead. The incident occurred on Thursday morning.
Two workers have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after flooring collapsed at a southeastern Queensland construction site on Monday morning.
Safe Work Australia has released the “Work Health and Safety Perceptions – Construction Industry” report. The report is one of a series produced by Safe Work Australia on priority industries.
A construction worker has been killed after he reportedly fell from part of a construction at Melbourne’s Fitzroy North suburb, about 4 km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District.