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AS 2601-2001 The Demolition of Structures

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard is specified... Read more


Model Code of Practice - Demolition Work

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to manage the health and safety risks associated with demolition work. It applies to all types of demolition work... Read more


AS/NZS 3012:1997 Electrical Installations - Construction and Demolition Sites

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulation 1995 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard... Read more


Mines Safety Significant Incident Report No. 142

While cutting up scrap steel using oxy-propane cutting equipment at a demolition site, a labourer suffered serious burns to the head, chest and arms when hot material slag and spatter ignited an old twenty litre flammable liquid drum through a... Read more


Model Code of Practice - Construction Work

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance to principal contractors and other persons conducting a business or undertaking who carry out construction work on how to meet the health and safety requirements under the WHS... Read more


Surface Area of Underground Coal Mine Fatal Fall of Person No. 4 Mine Coal Preparation Plant Jim Walter Resources, Inc.

What An ironworker/welder was performing work on the 5th floor of the plant when a section of the concrete floor from which he was working collapsed, causing the miner to fall thirty four feet to the 2nd floor. Demolition of existing... Read more


Surface Area of Underground Coal Mine Fatal Fall of Person No. 4 Mine Coal Preparation Plant Jim Walter Resources, Inc.

What An ironworker/welder was performing work on the 5th floor of the plant when a section of the concrete floor from which he was working collapsed, causing the miner to fall thirty four feet to the 2nd floor. Demolition of existing... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mill (Alumina) Fatal Machinery Accident Arkansas Operations Mill Alcoa World Alumina, LLC. Bauxite, Saline County, Arkansas

What A shift superintendent, was fatally injured when struck by a dust collector that fell approximately 80 feet from a building undergoing demolition Why The accident occurred because the drop zone had not been cleared of personnel. The root cause was the attempt... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mill (Alumina) Fatal Machinery Accident

What A shift superintendent, was fatally injured when struck by a dust collector that fell approximately 80 feet from a building undergoing demolition Why The accident occurred because the drop zone had not been cleared of personnel. The root cause was the attempt... Read more


Safety Soapbox - 31 May 2011

Health and safety news for the construction, utilities, mining and quarrying industries. In this edition: A worker fell 30 metres to his death after the drilling rig he was working on collapsed Tree cutting near overhead powerlines Man crushed by tip truck tray NSW: Electrician... Read more


Safety Soapbox - December 14

Health and safety news for the construction, utilities, mining and quarrying industries. In this edition: Demolition company fined over dump and flee spree Industry Standard update - Electrical installations on construction sites Recall - Powersafe eco tube WA: Company found guilty on death of worker WA: Older... Read more


Safety Soapbox - November 30, 2010

Health and safety news for the construction, utilities, mining and quarrying industries. In this edition: Editorial: Peter Ferguson talks about the importance of putting safety first Excavator operator dies in work incident Removing asbestos before demolition or refurbishment Asbestos-contaminated soil Choosing the right gear QLD: Fatal strike... Read more


Safety Soapbox - June 29

Health and safety news for the construction, utilities, mining and quarrying industries. News included in this issue: Safety Alert - Tower crane spigot Injury Hotspot - Painters Solutions seminar on plant maintenance Hearing protection National: New incident report forms NSW: Management of asbestos in recycled construction and... Read more



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