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Government launches safety blitz to drive down construction deaths

November 22 2017

Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today launched a year-long blitz to crack down on dodgy construction businesses which put their workers at risk.

Mr Kean said the number of falls from heights reported to SafeWork NSW had more than tripled in the last five years – with the majority happening on construction sites.

“Falls are the number one killer on NSW construction sites,” he said.

“In fact, this year alone, eight people have tragically died in work-related falls, and many more have been severely injured.”

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