WorkSafe Victoria recently presented a webinar on Industrial Manslaughter.
A truck caught fire in the Illawarra last week.
Safe Work Australia Releases Information Tool.
A Sydney concrete pumping company has been fined $375,000 by the NSW District Court.
Scary news coming out of southwest Sydney. A crane suffered a catastrophic failure, collapsing
An incident occurred in the U.S involving a concrete truck.
Concerns over workplace injury and accidents for construction workers have always been front of mind, however, an ultra-fine dust known as silica dust is quickly becoming known as the most serious danger. Whilst it is incredibly harmful and potentially life-threatening, exposure is 100% preventable. Kärcher has introduced upgraded version of its NT Tact class vacuums and is helping spread the message of the dangers of silica dust to prevent more lung-related diseases.
Following numerous incidents involving boom pumps placing workers and the public at risk, WorkSafe inspectors are currently visiting construction sites to ensure the risks associated with setting up and operating truck-mounted mobile concrete boom pumps (boom pumps) are being controlled.
SafeWork SA is putting the spotlight on falls at work in a new four-part educational short video series aimed at reducing injuries and fatalities.
The pre-publication draft of National Class 1 Vehicle Standards Exemption for Special Purpose Vehicles Exceeding 40 Tonnes Total Mass Notice 2018 has been completed and ready for a final review. The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA) has been inviteed to comment on the draft. It includes all relevant comments provided by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) Vehicle Safety (VS) reference group and peak industry bodies. The Association is seeking feedback and commment from members.