Sarens in Australia recently announced the addition of three new cranes to support its heavy lifting and heavy transport operations.
If you are required to work from height, you are required to manage the risk of a fall, and a fall prevention system is recommended because this will assist in limiting or removing the risk of an incident. The Working at Heights Association offers its advice on managing fall protection. Read more
This is the first in a series of articles written by the Working at Height Association of Australia (WAHA), the peak industry body providing information and support for businesses needing to address working at height issues. Read more
The New South Wales Government is seeking feedback on proposed guidelines to promote mentally healthy workplaces. Read more
The LIB Group is now expanding production to meet industry demand following two and a half years of design, research, development and testing. Read more
Bluehats is a peer support program based on educating and training people to look after and support each other. Read more
Construction workers are six times more likely to die from suicide than an accident at work. For young workers, the facts are that they are well over two times more likely to take their own lives than other young Australian men.
Mental health and mental wellbeing are oft used terms, but many in a male dominated industry like the crane sector dismiss it saying, “it won’t impact me”.
Construction sites for large buildings in Melbourne must reduce their workforce to the practical minimum and can have no more than 25 per cent of their workers on site at any time following new COVID-19 restrictions. Read more
New South Wales crane operators are being put on notice as SafeWork inspectors begin a compliance blitz across the state next month. Read more