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A Major Crane Accident

A Crane Accident The photo shows evidence of a major crane accident which occurred on a construction site in the Pilbara Western Australia - can you spot it and explain what happened? Look at the crane on the right hand side of the picture. The…

Fatality – Fall from Height – Lots of Talk and No Action

A Fatal Fall This story describes a “Fall from Height” incident at a Queensland construction site A 30 metre diameter by 13 metre high tank was being fabricated and installed on site. The slightly dome shaped tank roof consisted…

Concrete Plinth Structural Failure

A 300 tonne load out bin was being constructed starting with the pouring of 6  concrete plinths to support the bin steel columns. Upon completion of the plinths, the bin steel work was erected starting with the support columns loosely bolted…