Everything you need to know about structural collapse in one place.
Tuesday 11 July 2023
WorkSafe has charged a crane company after workers were exposed to the risk of serious injury or death on a Parkville construction site in July 2021.
Friday 19 May 2023
WorkSafe is issuing a reminder about the duty to manage the risk of structural steel collapse during construction.
Wednesday 17 May 2023
WorkSafe has charged a concrete pumping company following the death of a worker at a St Albans construction site in May 2021.
Tuesday 25 January 2022
This alert highlights the importance of ensuring the structural stability of temporary propping fixed to autoclaved aerated concrete floor systems.
Wednesday 17 February 2021
WorkSafe has charged a contractor following the death of a worker at a residential building site in Ballarat.
Thursday 19 November 2020
An engineering company has today been convicted and fined $250,000 after the collapse of a pit on a Mt Waverley construction site which led to the evacuation of nearby residents.
Monday 21 August 2017
WorkSafe inspectors will hone in on the risks of structural collapse during construction work as part of their latest safety blitz following a spate of incidents in recent months.
Tuesday 13 April 2004
This alert warns of the dangers of unstable and inadequately braced masonry walls and similar structures, and provides guidance on preventative measures.
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