SafeWork SA has urged workplaces to have adequate systems in place to reduce the risk of falls, after it recorded 357 interventions about falls from height.
A Western Australian shed building company is facing prosecution for an incident that left one worker dead and another injured, after falling from height.
A Melbourne truss maker has been fined $40,000 after a serious safety breach at a building site in Cranbourne North.
A Gippsland tip operator has been fined $45,000 after a woman fell 2.5 metres into a skip bin, sustaining severe injuries to her ribs and spine.
A height safety authority sets out the importance of risk assessments and fall protection systems, and offers some key dos and don'ts of working at height safety.
Alcoa of Australia has been fined $210,000 after a contractor fell to his death at the Kwinana Alumina Refinery in 2015.
ScaffShield received the National Excellence in Workplace Health and Safety Award (Commercial) at the 2020 Master Builders National Excellence in Building & Construction Awards.
Safe Work Australia has released resources about the risks of working at heights, including infographics about ladder safety and causes of falls from heights.
A WorkSafe WA inspection program for tower crane maintenance has found that tower crane owners have a limited understanding of inspection procedures for cranes.
SafeWork SA has issued a $2160 expiation to a construction business, for allowing a worker to operate machinery without a high-risk work licence.
SafeWork SA has urged businesses who install void scaffolds to ensure they meet Australian Standards, after two workers were injured due to a collapsing scaffold.