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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Construction Workers Return to Work after Safety Sit-In

Reported by Zoe | 02 Aug, 2013

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 …

ACT Safety Measures Rolled Out Over Nine Months

Reported by Zoe | 13 Jun, 2013

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 …

Crane driver fatally injured from scaffolding fall

Reported by Haydee | 18 Feb, 2013

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 …