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.


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.


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.


Two workers injured at a Queensland work site

Reported by Stephen | 05 May, 2015

Two workers have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after flooring collapsed at a southeastern Queensland construction site on Monday morning.


Victorian construction worker killed

Reported by Stephen | 23 Feb, 2015

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.


Construction worker hospitalised after workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 08 Dec, 2014

A construction worker has been taken to hospital after a ceiling collapsed on him at a demolition site in Canberra. The incident occurred at Canberra House on Marcus Clarke Street on Thursday afternoon.

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Wall collapse injures worker at ACT construction site

Reported by Stephen | 05 Aug, 2014

Worksafe has said it is necessary to conduct an in-depth investigation into an incident where a bricklayer was seriously injured after a wall collapsed at a Beaconsfield Street construction site on Thursday morning.