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.
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.
A man who fell 2 metres at a New South Wales construction site is fighting for his life in hospital.
WorkCover NSW and Ferrovial Agroman Australia have signed an agreement to ensure workers’ safety during the construction of the Sancrox Road Interchange Project.
A construction worker is nursing serious burns after a gas explosion at a construction site in Sydney’s inner suburb of Zetland.
A man was Friday morning seriously injured after falling from the top of a construction site in Melbourne.
The death of a construction worker at a Southern Cross University’s Lismore Campus has been reported to WorkCover.
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.
A brick wall has collapsed killing a worker at a construction site in south-east Melbourne.
Work at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) construction site has to be stopped after another crane reportedly slipped from a lifting sling.
Inspectors have ordered the closure of a construction site in Wright Canberra west due to safety concerns, the ABC News has reported.
A few days after the death of a worker at the Grasstree coal mine in central Queensland, another worker has died in north-west New South Wales.
A worker has to be abseiled down after he was stuck for five hours on a gantry on the outside of a building in Melbourne Thursday.
In Australia, the agriculture sector makes up only 3% of the country’s workforce, however this contributes 25% of workplace deaths every year.
The CFMEU (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union) has said that workers at a major port development in central Queensland returned to work today after they staged a “sit-in” that lasted for four days over safety concerns. They didn’t strike but attended the site and sat in a shed for 12 hours. Workers at the …
The ACT state government has decided to defer the additional safety measures recently announced until next year with the union accusing them of backsliding according to The Canberra Times. Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union ACT secretary Dean Hall has said that out of the 12 new WorkSafe ACT inspectors promised in last month’s budget …
Photo: SafetyCulture Library A crane driver died after falling from 10 storeys at a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD Monday morning. According to initial reports, the man fell at the construction site on the corner of Lonsdale and Elizabeth streets just before 7:40am. All workers have stopped work today to give way to investigations. A …
Farmers and workers in rural industries in Queensland will have to deal with new safety rules beginning this month after the phase out of legislated occupational health and safety exemptions. Dr Simon Blackwood, Executive Director for Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ), said the phasing out of exemptions, which began in 1990, mandates rural property …