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SafeWork NSW Announces Construction Industry Safety Crackdown

June 29 2017

SafeWork NSW has today announced a safety crackdown on the construction industry, following a recent spike in serious injuries to workers on Sydney building sites.

In the past week alone, three workers sustained injuries in falls from heights on construction sites across Sydney, including one fatality at Lidcombe. Between January and May 2017, at least 13 construction workers were killed or seriously injured in falls.

Read the full article here: SafeWork NSW Announces Construction Industry Safety Crackdown

Other News

WAHA releases E-News – Safe Working at Height – More than a Fall Issue!

May 17 2017

Australia’s Working at Heights Association releases E-News article: We are all aware of the dangers and risks associated with Working at Height. However, when we think about the risk, we tend …

WAHA Standards Update

November 3 2016

Standards Update The SF015 Committee is continuing with the process of splitting Part 1 of the Standard into 3 sections – Lanyard Assemblies, Harnesses and Connectors to allow both easier referencing …

WAHA Newsletter Article: Anchor System Management

July 15 2016

Purpose The purpose of this Bulletin is to inform all Facility and Property Managers on the important of sourcing and maintaining documentation on installed anchor systems. There are community expectations for …

RISsafety completes the Commonwealth Bank Adelaide Oval RoofClimb

April 6 2016

RISsafety today completed the design and construction of the Commonwealth Bank Adelaide Oval RoofClimb across the top of the Western and Southern stands of this iconic Adelaide landmark.  This adventure experience …

WAHA Article: Endorsed Training Course Development

March 29 2016

WAHA today published an article that explains the intentions of the association to develop the minimum elements and performance criteria required for a Basic Safe Working at Height course.  Click here to …

WAHA releases an article on Australian Standards

March 29 2016

WAHA today published an article that provides an update on the current status of the AU/NZS 1891 series, and the AU/NZS 5532:2013 Australian Standards applicable to working safely at heights in Australia …