Statistics show that even though the construction industry accounts for about 9% of the Australian workforce, it accounts for 12% of workplace-related fatalities. Jobsite ANZ spoke to Safe Work Australia, the Australian Government statutory body … about Safe Work Australia’s Guide to Preventing Jobsite Accidents
According to an analysis by AEC Business, new research is shining a light on how improved situational awareness can help workers be more productive and companies more profitable.
In New South Wales, the $341 million Concord Hospital development is a pilot project testing out a five-day work week. There are hopes the project, due for completion in 2021, will demonstrate that a shorter … about Calls for New Standards to Reduce Suicide Rates
When you are fatigued you are also going to have trouble focusing, understanding, and solving problems. But, you still need to work the hours necessary to get the job done. Here is practical advice for … about It’s Not Time You Need To Manage, It’s Your Energy
Where does your company sit on the safety spectrum? According to a new report from ACA Research, a lot depends on the integration of your safety practices and proper identification and management of risks. Procore … about Improving Safety for Everyone on Construction Sites
Safety technology and best practices for general construction site safety have come a long way in recent years. However, by the numbers, construction still remains one of the most dangerous professions there is.
The AIHA has identified four key health hazards of the construction industry: material handling, noise, air contamination, and high temperatures. Just like with other safety issues, it is important that construction workers are aware of … about Top 4 Job Health Hazards and How to Prevent Them
Both new migrant workers and those whose first language is not English are reportedly concentrated in high-risk work environments including construction. The SafeWork NSW At Risk Workers Strategy aims to address some of the challenges … about How to Speak Safety in a Diverse Industry
Scaffolding is essential for most building projects, but according to SafeWork NSW, it’s also something too many sites just are not getting right. As part of Safe Work Month, the results of a recent inspection … about Thinking Better and Doing Better With Scaffold Safety
The most common injury reported for workers over the age of 45 is musculoskeletal disorders, rather than workplace accidents. It seems, therefore, their abundant experience helps our older generation to avoid accidents. Their physical abilities, … about Can Age be a Factor in Jobsite Safety?