Scaffolding is essential for most building projects, but according to SafeWork NSW, it’s also something too many sites just are not getting right. As part of Safe Work Month, the results of a recent inspection blitz across both urban and regional worksites were revealed, showing that almost half of the sites used unsafe scaffolding.
The most common injury reported for workers over the age of 45 is musculoskeletal disorders, rather than workplace accidents. It seems, therefore, their abundant experience helps our older generation to avoid accidents. Their physical abilities, on the other hand, may cause other problems. These incidences, however, are not exclusively due to an aging body.
With hundreds of new tenders released each week, more and more businesses are considering whether to jump onboard with the bidding process. It seems now is the perfect time for businesses to get on board with bidding on tenders. However, a lot of contractors find the tender process too hard or too time consuming and that’s why it pays to be selective.
The North Bank of the Yarra is set for a make-over, as an apartment and hotel complex, dubbed Flinders Bank, has been approved by the Victorian Government. Not only will it feature a luxury hotel and state of the art apartments, but developer Century Group Aus will rent out 20 apartments at a subsidised rate in perpetuity.
While inductions of plant and equipment are an important part of Australian workplace safety regulations for the construction industry, Procore users say it takes a considerable amount of time and they have limitations on how quickly they can access the information when it’s needed.
Managing projects as we well know can be a difficult task for construction workers, as all aspects of the project must be considered and accounted for. Project management software can be used to make this process easier and can improve overall project outcomes. The Australian construction industry is in the process of rapid digitisation.
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