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Transport company fined over fall

15 September, 2008

Booth Transport was convicted and fined nearly $19,000 after a truck driver fell from his tanker at a Loxton winery, two years ago, due to an oversight in safety checks.

Pit covers

18 August, 2008

ACO is the first approved registered supplier of pit covers to Queensland Main Roads. Types 1, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 60 cable pits comply with Queensland Main Roads specifications MRS 11.78 Fabrication of Structural Steelwork; MRS 11.91 Ducts and Pits; and are manufactured to Main Roads standard drawings.

Construction site secured after dogbox falls 10 storeys

14 August, 2008

SafeWork SA is investigating a serious workplace incident, where a suspended work box fell 10 storeys at an Adelaide construction site.

Safety inspections necessary after Christmas shutdown

17 January, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria has called on the building industry to lay the foundations for a safe year as most of the state’s building sites opened for business this week.

Handrail seesaw

19 December, 2007

The newest product available from INGAL EPS is the Handrail Seesaw.

Prepare for new construction regulations

30 October, 2007

New regulations for the construction industry will come into effect in early 2008, as part of a national initiative for consistent construction laws across Australia.

Edge protection system

21 September, 2007

To speed up installation and reduce labour costs, Kee Klamp has developed a new rail fitting as a standard component of its KeeGuard roof edge protection system. The fitting allows the system's horizontal guardrail to be placed in the saddle of the open fitting, rather than through it before being secured with a grub screw in the normal fashion.

CitiPower and its new sub station construction

12 May, 2006

CitiPower realised that it had concerns relating to the provision of effective protection around its pits, for both employees and the general public

Roof edge protection

12 April, 2006

KeeGuard roof edge protection is a modular, free-standing protection system that does not penetrate the roof membrane. Being free-standing, the system can be used for roof edge fall prevention, walkway demarcation, stairwell and open lift shaft fall protection and a multitude of other safety requirements.

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