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Man electrocuted in Mackay industrial incident

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A man has been electrocuted in an industrial incident in Mackay in north Queensland. Read Full Article

Lessons to be learnt from the pink batts disaster

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The royal commission into the pink batts program reveals the need for well-resourced government departments, not gutted shells only able to dish out money to the market, writes Jean Parker. Read Full Article

Guidance for Work Near Overhead Power Lines Fatality Mt. Gambier

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The workplace safety watchdog is investigating the death of a man at a worksite near Mount Gambier in South Australia's south east on Wednesday. Read Full Article

Industry Standard Victoria - Electrical Work on Construction Sites

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Worksafe Victoria has recently released a new version of an industry standard (first published in 2002), relating to practical guidance on safeguarding construction workers and the general public from electrocution and electric shock on construction site. Read Full Article

Problems with Insulation Scheme Safety Inspections

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Insulation installers and industry groups are worried that the Government's safety inspections are being carried out by people who are not properly trained. Read Full Article

National Broadband Network Safety Concerns

Friday, April 23, 2010

Network activity across the state was stopped for about two weeks in March.   This stoppage is due to fears over the Federal Government's National Broadband Network has been hit with safety problems, with construction suspended in Tasmania after a worker received an electric shock. Read Full Article


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