Posts Tagged ‘construction’

SiteBook Procore Interface

We are excited to announce that our Procore interface is almost complete! The SiteBook development team has recently finished work on a ‘Connector’ API to the US-based construction management software Procore. After a number of requests from our builders who use both SiteBook and Procore, we began development on a way for our systems to…

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Tower crane audit reveals limited inspection knowledge among owners

Results are in from the latest WorkSafe WA inspection campaign for tower crane maintenance across both metropolitan and regional construction sites. The audit findings suggest that tower crane owners have a limited understanding of correct procedures for major inspections of the cranes. Most of the cranes were following the recommended inspection and maintenance schedules set…

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SafeWork Australia releases Key WHS Statistics Report 2020

SafeWork Australia has released their key findings report for work-related injury and fatality statistics. This is part of National Safe Work Month and part SafeWork’s goal of using data to make workplaces safe. Among Australian work industries, construction posted the third highest number of fatalities and the fifth highest fatality rate per 100,000 workers this…

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Results of SafeWork SA SWMS compliance audit

SafeWork SA have released a report following their 2020 Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) compliance audits. Construction workers after exposed to a wide variety of risks, and the construction industry frequently records high rates of injury and death among workers. As a result, the construction industry has been marked as a priority in the Australian…

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Second wave of silica dust compliance audits

SafeWork SA has announced a second round of silica dust exposure audits from this October onwards. This follows the implementation of the new nationally agreed exposure limits and similar audits in 2019. SafeWork SA will be targeting the issues identified in last year’s audits and work with companies to ensure that the new exposure limit…

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Two electric shock incidents in under a month

After the second incident in under a month’s time, SafeWork SA is reminding businesses of the risks posed by electrical supplies which haven’t been de-energised. Any power supply that has not been properly de-energised presents the danger of electric shock or electrocution. Both recent incidents resulted from the power not being properly de-energised. SafeWork SA…

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New Scaffold Compliance Blitz by SafeWork NSW

The recent results of SafeWork NSW’s safety inspections have incited a second scaffold compliance blitz. Initial inspections saw over 800 notices issued to worksites around the state following significant safety breaches. NSW Minister for Better Regulation, Kevin Anderson has reminded the industry of the risks including heavy fines. Compliance issues found by SafeWork inspectors included…

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SafeWork SA renew focus on asbestos compliance

SafeWork SA has begun a new asbestos compliance program following the second recent suspension of an asbestos license holder. The new compliance program will be conducted over the coming months and target sites undergoing asbestos removal to ensure that proper regulations are being followed. SafeWork SA’s Executive Director Martyn Campbell has asked inspectors to monitor…

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No-Download Mobile Site Attendance Register

SiteBook’s new system lets construction workers record site attendance and complete inductions on their phones without any downloads. Attendance and inductions can be recorded two ways: Scanning the site’s unique QR Code (displayed on your site sign) Following a URL like sent to the person’s phone URL links can be sent via email or sms.…

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Contactless Mobile Site Inductions

SiteBook’s new Induction process lets construction workers complete zero-contact inductions on their phones without any downloads. Inductions can be completed two ways: Scanning the site’s unique QR Code (displayed on your site sign) Following a URL like sent to the person’s phone URL links can be sent via email or sms. Both methods launch the…

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