Research Shows Most Tradspeople Haven’t Seen an Asbestos Register Before

Research from theĀ Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) has revealed that alot of tradies have never even seen an asbestos register, despite rating their knowledge of asbestos highly. In fact according to the study, only 60 per cent even knew what an asbestos register was. The review formed part of Safe Work Month to facilitate […]

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Updated Protection Guide for Workplace Bullying

Safe Work Australia recently updated2 publications on workplace bullying, to help address the problem of bullying which is rife in the workplace. The revised guide aims to provide greater guidance for managers and advice for workers pertaining to bullying. The guide includes information for employers and managers on preventing workplace bullying and responding to it […]

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Industry Insiders Concerned About Recycling Construction Waste

Industry insiders are concered that government is so hellbent on recycling construction waste that they are failing recognise the risk they are putting people at by exposing them to asbestos in recycled waste. Perth contractors have collected huge piles of recycled construction waste which they cannot get rid of because there is no market for […]

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Man Wields Gun on Construction Site

A man has appeared in Southport Magistrates Court after allegedly threatening a security guard on a construction site with a gun. The Gold Coast plasterer threatened the guard with a gun to gain access to a construction site. The man was attempting to enter a Mudgeeraba worksite on Sunday, where he apparently worked, he had […]

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Union Finds Teen Death on Work Site was Avoidable

The Adelaide construction site where a 17 year old worker was killed when a timber frame fell onto him has been described as having an “appalling lack of basic safety”. Workers on the site were apparently working without even hard hats. There was no site manager, no first aid facilities, no amenities and no safety […]

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