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The key to safety in design, according to an expert

Having helped develop policies and processes around safety in design for three decades, expert and long-time trainer John Giles outlines

The importance of future-proofing rail engineering, and how to do it

Australia’s resource dependent economy relies on rail transport, so the engineering skills to design, construct and maintain rail infrastructure are

The unseen problems with high voltage safety

Electric faults cause hundreds of workplace accidents every year. But the risks go beyond electric shock. Fires caused by an

Consistent communication is the key to project success

The success of large, complex projects relies on relationships between the client and the contractor. When communication between both parties

‘Just’ complying not enough under new safety laws

The start of a new era for workplace laws

When Dreamworld’s Thunder River Rapids Ride broke down in 2016, one

Diving into water sector contracts and procurement

Engineers usually operate in a field of rights and wrongs, where there are consequences grounded in clear rules. But when