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.
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.