SafeWork NSW launches campaign to prevent falls from height

07 June, 2023

SafeWork NSW has launched a 12-month campaign of surprise inspections to prevent falls on construction sites.

Builder fined $390,000 after worker suffers fatal fall

02 June, 2023

A Victorian building company has been convicted and fined $390,000 after a 26-year-old worker died following a fall at a construction site in Templestowe.

Vic employers urged to address workplace fall hazards

17 May, 2023

Victorian employers have been urged to reduce the risk of falls after 41 workers were killed and 7395 seriously injured in workplace falls over the last five years.

Construction workers urged to stand down for fall safety

28 April, 2023

Construction workers are encouraged to participate in the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, through talks, training and other activities.

Solar Shine Solar Cleano F1 solar cleaning robot

03 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Solar Shine Australia

Solar Shine Australia has partnered with a solar cleaning robot manufacturer.

Company charged after workers injured in formwork collapse

16 February, 2023

A construction company has been charged after three workers were injured when temporary formwork collapsed at a construction site on Rottnest Island.

Manage the risk of falls during solar panel installation

25 October, 2022

Businesses across NSW have been urged to prioritise worker safety when installing solar panels, to manage risks and prevent incidents from occurring.

Safety alert issued after worker falls from roof

25 October, 2022

A safety alert has been issued for Queensland businesses after a worker fell three metres off a roof while removing asbestos roofing sheets.

Inspectors launch campaign to promote safety in tree work sector

15 September, 2022

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW have commenced visits to businesses in the tree work industry to improve safety and compliance in the sector.

Spate of falls from height across Vic prompts safety reminder

18 August, 2022

Employers across Victoria have been reminded of the risks of working from heights, after a recent spate of falls that led to three workers sustaining serious injuries.

Scaffolding company pleads guilty over 2019 construction incident

02 August, 2022

A NSW scaffolding company has pleaded guilty to breaching NSW's workplace safety laws, following a scaffolding collapse at a construction site in April 2019.

Victorian companies charged after worker death

27 July, 2022

Two companies have been charged for breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act, after a worker was found unresponsive beside a scaffold at a Moonee Ponds construction site.

Vic maintenance worker dies after fall through roof

06 July, 2022

A 66-year-old maintenance worker has died after falling through a roof panel at a Monbulk plant nursery on 29 June 2022.

Fall from height prompts safety alert

22 June, 2022

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert after a worker was seriously injured when he fell 3.5 metres from a ceiling panel.

SWA publishes guidance on industrial rope access systems

15 June, 2022

Safe Work Australia has published a guide to manage the health and safety risks of using industrial rope access systems.

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