A Canberra earthmoving company has been fined $60,000 by the ACT Industrial Court for a workplace safety lapse during the botched demolition of a Mr Fluffy house in August 2015.
A Moorabbin building company and its director have been fined a total of $880,000 following the death of a 21-year-old apprentice at a Caulfield South construction site in August 2013.
Workplace inspectors from WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW are visiting construction sites in Yarrawonga – Mulwala this week as part of this year’s Cross Border Construction Program.
WorkSafe Victoria inspectors will visit construction sites across the state to raise awareness on the risks of structural collapse during construction work as part of their latest safety blitz following a spate of incidents in recent months.
A worker remains in a critical condition in hospital after he fell several stories from a Gold Coast construction site.
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.
A worker has fractured his leg after a crane toppled at a construction site in northern New South Wales on Thursday morning.
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.