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Construction safety crackdown in NSW after landmark fine

12 August, 2020

SafeWork NSW inspectors visited construction sites in Newcastle to ensure they had the right safeguards in place, following a number of on-site injuries.


Fatal fall leads to $850K fine for construction company

05 August, 2020

A construction company has been fined $850,000 after a carpenter fell more than three metres to his death on a building site in Melbourne.


Fall arrest anchor shows strength through car lift

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Sayfa Group

Fall arrest roof anchors are life saving devices and when conducting work at height it is imperative to know that you can rely on your systems to perform as expected.


Scaffshield anti-tamper scaffold assembly

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: ScaffShield

Scaffshield is an anti-tamper assembly that can be applied to scaffold couplers and node points to reduce the risk of scaffold tampering.


Grate Cleat clip-on nylon insert

13 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Grate Cleat Pty Ltd

Grate Cleat makes a clip-on nylon insert for open metal grate flooring to reduce pedestrian slips on stairs and walkways that are used extensively in industry.


SafeWork SA undertakes compliance checks on MEWPs

10 July, 2020

SafeWork SA has announced that it will carry out cross-industry compliance checks on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for a period of three months.


MSA Design and Specification service

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

MSA provides a Design and Specification service for its clients, helping to design a complete custom fall protection system for a variety of structures.


SafeWork SA issues scaffolding collapse safety alert

25 June, 2020

Following the collapse of 20 metres of scaffolding in May 2020, SafeWork SA is urging businesses to ensure that safe systems of work are in place.


Mt Waverley developer's fine increased on appeal

03 June, 2020

Chloch Homes & Developments, a Mount Waverley developer, has been fined a total of $27,500 for failing to provide a safe workplace.


MSA V-EDGE self-retracting lanyards (SRLs)

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The V-EDGE SRLs are designed for fall protection, fall restraint and horizontal applications, such as general construction and maintenance work.


Edge protection company fined for work at height failings

02 April, 2020

A Queensland edge protection company and director have been fined $55,000 after a roofing contractor fell 2.6 metres, sustaining serious injuries.


Solar company charged for fatal worker fall from height

27 March, 2020

A solar panel installation company has been charged for failing to maintain a safe working environment, after a worker suffered a fatal fall from a ladder.


One worker dead, another injured in fall at Esperance

18 March, 2020

Worksafe WA is investigating the death of a 25-year-old worker at a property in Esperance.


Property developer hit with $125,000 fine for safety breaches

17 February, 2020

Mainline Developments has been fined $125,000 for serious safety breaches that threatened the safety of workers at a Victorian construction site.


Tradesman dies in scissor lift accident

31 January, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a tradesman who was killed in a horrific scissor lift accident in Brunswick, Melbourne.


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