Major work on Metro Tunnel to begin next year
John Holland has been awarded the first major Metro Tunnel contract.
Opportunities through partnership
Melbourne Metro Rail Authority is set to deliver twin 9km rail tunnels and five underground stations to Melbourne’s rail network, freeing up space in the City Loop, for the benefit of other lines.
Centre participates in Safe Work Australia seminar
RMIT's Professor Helen Lingard joined an expert panel, organised by Safe Work Australia (SWA), to discuss how companies in construction supply chains can improve work health and safety outcomes.
International conferences highlight Centre research
Researchers from RMIT's Centre of Construction Work Health and Safety Research (CCWHSR) attended two conferences in the UK, presenting health and safety research findings to global audiences.
Fruitful partnership set to continue with Virginia Tech
Professor Brian Kleiner from Virginia Tech recently visited RMIT, cementing a successful research collaboration that began six years ago.
Organisational ‘risk shifting’ and workplace safety
Centre researchers are investigating pipeline safety issues and the impact of third-party organisations (outside the pipeline industry), and have presented their research at two major industry events.
Fostering relationships with nuclear safety researchers in France
RMIT's Associate Professor Jan Hayes spent a week at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes (the Nantes School of Mines), France, developing collaborations with researchers in sociology and management safety.
Big data offers great opportunity to predict injuries
In a recent visit to the Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research, Professor Matthew Hallowell of the University of Colorado presented research aimed at predicting injuries.
Improving hazard recognition
Professor Matthew Hallowell from the University of Colorado in Boulder visited the Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research (CCWHSR) to share his hazard recognition findings.
The Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research is assisting industry partners to understand the risk management concept 'ALARP', which has a long history, yet often causes confusion.
RMIT academic awarded UNESCO Professorial Chair
Associate Professor Guillermo Aranda-Mena has been awarded one of three funded Professorial Chairs by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Centre Director’s welcome to Newsletter - Issue 1, 2015
Welcome to the first Centre newsletter for 2015.
Centre’s strategic partnership with Institution of Chemical Engineers
RMIT University’s Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research (CCWHSR) has recently been invited to join the Institution of Chemical Engineers Safety Centre (ISC).
Centre researchers shed light on safety at pipeline technical meeting
Associate Professor Jan Hayes and Dr Vanessa McDermott presented papers and facilitated a workshop at the 20th Joint Technical Meeting on Pipeline Research in Paris in May 2015.
Improving the health of non-managerial site-based construction workers
Professor Helen Lingard and Dr Michelle Turner will present at the upcoming Inaugural Workplace Wellness Conference in Sydney.
Researchers look into nightmare pipeline failures
RMIT University’s Associate Professor Jan Hayes and Adjunct Professor Andrew Hopkins are generating widespread interest with their latest publication.
Showcasing state-of-the-art projects in Building Information Modelling
As a part of an ongoing series of industry events, RMIT University recently hosted its third successful MelBIM industry night.
Visitors add international perspective to research
The Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research will host a number of high profile international guests in 2015.
Researchers pave the way for construction health and safety
Researchers from RMIT’s Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research (CCWHSR) have released a Research to Practice report in collaboration with Virginia Tech University.
Researchers feature in International Innovation magazine
Professors Helen Lingard, Ron Wakefield and Nick Blismas have had their work profiled in the August 2014 edition of International Innovation magazine.
ACA launches industry safety reports
Two significant industry safety reports, prepared by RMIT’s Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research were officially launched by the Australian Constructors Association (ACA).
RMIT industry seminar shines spotlight on safety in design
RMIT's Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research recently hosted an industry seminar to discuss current approaches and research outcomes in Safety in Design.