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Worker Seriously Injured at a Barangaroo Worksite

Reported by Admin | 10 Aug, 2015

A man believed to be in his 40 suffered multiple injuries after he was struck by a forklift carrying pallets of scaffolding at a Barangaroo worksite in inner city Sydney Friday morning.

Safety Alert on inspection and maintenance of scaffolding stair flights

Reported by Haydee | 07 Mar, 2013

WorkCover NSW issues a safety alert to remind persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to inspect and maintain scaffolding and its components including stair flights. The reminder was issued after a worker suffered back injuries from a scaffolding fall. WorkCover requires the following actions to ensure that the scaffolding systems do not threaten the …

Construction worker killed in scaffolding fall

Reported by Haydee | 27 Mar, 2012

A Green Valley construction worker died after falling from scaffolding in Sydney’s CBD. According to police reports, the 54-year-old worker fell at a building site on the corner of Pitt Street and Campbell Street in Haymarket before 8am (AEDT) today. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the worker was already dead when rescuers arrived. WorkCover …