Industry News

Tradie Safety App with SWMS

SiteBook are pleased to announce the development of SiteBook Tradie: a safety app designed specifically for Trades working on jobs and construction sites who are required to prepare SWMS for jobs. This App will be one of the first available that provides Trades with a facility to prepare a Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), on…

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Grants from Safe Work Australia for health and safety projects

Safe Work Australia is having a national competition sponsoring between $2,000 and $20,000 grants from a funding pool of $50,000.  It will surely support great projects to improve occupational health and safety for site workers. The winning entries will receive the grants.  At the same time, there is also a big chance to win an additional…

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QLD – New On-the-Spot Workplace Health & Safety Fines

Recent amendments to the QLD Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 include the introduction of 18 new infringement notice offences for key risk areas such as asbestos, hazardous chemicals and construction work. The 18 new offences are eligible to be become infringement notice offences (PINs), commonly known as ‘on the spot fines’ under the State…

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Billion-dollar bridge construction will create 200 jobs

Federal MP for Page (NSW) Kevin Hogan announced the preferred tenderer to build the longest bridge between Woolgoolga and Ballina, and would create around 200 jobs. ‘The announcement of the preferred tenderer to build the longest bridge on this section of the highway over the Clarence River is a major milestone in meeting our deadline…

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$250K funding for Women in Construction

During a tour of a Queensland construction site, the Prime Minister announced that the federal government will provide $250,000 in funding over 12 months as part of the pilot program to help increase women’s participation and employment in the building industry. read more here

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SiteBook exhibits at SydneyBuild 2016

Catch up with us at Sydney Build 2016! We will be showing SiteBook to Builders and Construction companies in on March 10 & 11 at The Australian Technology Park (ATP) in Sydney. Our latest innovation for Subcontractor safety compliance and pre-qualification will be unveiled! For more information visit the Sydney Build 2016 web site

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New SiteBook module – Project Scheduler

SiteBook is pleased to announce the availability of a Project scheduling tool to that allows builders to plan projects on a Gantt chart to maximize work schedules and identify conflicts and downtime. With SiteBook Project Scheduler you can plan and track tasks across multiple projects, maintain safety compliance and stay in touch with subbies and…

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8 reasons to choose an On-line construction system

The days of installing construction software on a computer at your office may be drawing to a close, with the rapid uptake of on-line “private cloud” systems. Here are some of the reasons why: [mt_services title=”1. Lower start-up costs” icon=”thumbs-up”] Implementing a new system can be very costly, especially when there is a large “one-off”…

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$650k in Grants available for Safety in SA

SafeWorkSA announces $650,000 is available in grants to fund WHS “Research & Innovation” in priority industries such as Construction. Applications open on 24th August and close on 13 November 2015. For more information please visit the SafeWork SA website safework.sa.gov.au (WHS, Work Health and Safety Grant Programs) or call 8204 9587.

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Manager faces $300k fine and/or Jail term after safety breach

The death of a Worker on a construction site has resulted in SafeWork ACT laying charges of reckless conduct against the Employer (company) and a manager under the Work Health and Safety Act. The 21 year old worker was killed when a concrete boom collapsed on him on a work site in ACT. The NSW…

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