Precast concrete panels have become popular for many types of building projects but the risks associated with their use should not be underestimated.
A 25-year-old electrician died while working on a house renovation in the Gippsland town of Yallourn North yesterday.
WorkSafe is on site of an incident in Caulfield South, where it appears that part of a building has collapsed.
A project to raise the awareness among local construction businesses of the ease and similarities of working on either side of the border will begin in Yarrawonga next week.
Builders, sub-contractors and other outdoor workers should ensure their worksites are safe and secure before strong winds hit Victoria tomorrow.
The Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) and WorkCover NSW have begun a joint safety project this week with local construction businesses to raise awareness of the similarities and ease of working on either side of the border.
WorkSafe is continuing to investigate the collapse of the wall which killed three people at a construction site in Swanston St, Carlton on 28 March, 2013.
The housing construction industry in Melbourne’s northern suburbs has been warned to make sure their sites and work practices are up to scratch ahead of a safety blitz next month.
Ten tradies are injured badly enough every day to make a compensation claim, according to statistics released today by WorkSafe.
A man has died after a fall from a crane at a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD this morning.
WorkSafe is calling on the housing construction industry to make sure their sites and work practices are up to scratch ahead of a safety blitz early next month.
Builders should ensure their sites are well secured before shutting down over Christmas.
Two companies involved in major sewage pipeline project at Templestowe were each fined $30,000 after a worker was injured when a trench collapsed.
WorkSafe statistics reveal almost 450 body parts have been amputated from Victorian workers by common types of machinery used in Victorian workplaces over the last five years.
A building company has been fined $60,000 for an incident which left a worker a paraplegic after he fell from the rafters of a two-storey house in Keysborough.