A Victorian builder has been convicted and fined for unsafe work conditions, including workers operating without fall protection at heights exceeding 10 metres.
A Victorian company has been charged after a maintenance worker sustained fatal head injuries after falling through polycarbonate roof sheeting.
An NT company and its manager are facing more than $7 million in fines after allegedly failing to ensure their workers used fall protection while installing solar panels.
Working at height is a common requirement in the construction industry, but it can also be a dangerous task for anyone who is not properly trained or prepared.
Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of injury and death on construction sites.
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.
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.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert after a worker was fatally injured when he fell through a polycarbonate roof panel.
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.
WorkSafe and Solar Victoria have released a series of safety solution sheets to help solar installers maintain safe worksites.
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 has launched a 12-month campaign of surprise inspections to prevent falls on construction sites.
Construction workers are encouraged to participate in the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, through talks, training and other activities.