WA sole trader fined after worker fall

19 September, 2023

A sole trader in the Great Southern has been fined $47,250 after a worker fell through a skylight and sustained serious injuries.

WorkSafe Victoria investigates fatal ladder fall

08 September, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the workplace death of a 60-year-old worker who is believed to have fallen from a ladder at a residential construction site in Greenvale.

Company enters $200K enforceable undertaking after pipe fall

30 August, 2023

A Victorian construction company has committed to spend $195,548 to improve health and safety outcomes in the industry, for failing to ensure a worksite was safe.

Worker fatally crushed between platform and roof

29 August, 2023

A 25-year-old contractor died after he was crushed between a steel roof beam and the basket of an elevating work platform.

Qld issues safety alert after fatal fall through skylight

28 August, 2023

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert after a worker was fatally injured when he fell through a polycarbonate roof panel.

NSW, Vic partner for construction safety blitz

21 August, 2023

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW and WorkSafe Victoria will be visiting worksites in Yarrawonga-Mulwala, to reduce the risk of falls and exposure to crystalline silica.

Vic shines light on working safely at height with solar

04 August, 2023

WorkSafe and Solar Victoria have released a series of safety solution sheets to help solar installers maintain safe worksites.

Lowering the risk of working at height

02 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Ventia

Working at height poses a significant safety risk, but an initiative by Ventia is helping to reduce the dangers.

Mind the gap — campaign shines light on void management

01 August, 2023

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued 26 work health and safety compliance notices as part of its intervention program on void management in metalliferous mines.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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