A company has been fined $120,000 in the Geelong Magistrates’ Court on Friday for exposing workers to the risk of serious injury.
A building company has been fined $47,500 over a tilt-up panel fell from a building being constructed onto a neighbouring car park.
Northern Territory’s largest bus operator has been charged after one of its bus drivers was pinned and killed in a bus rollaway incident.
A company has been fined $80,000 after a young worker was injured when his arm was dragged into a conveyer belt and crushed.
The Electrical Licensing Committee has recently disqualified an electrical contractor from holding an electrical work licence for a period of ten years following several offences.
A South Australian demolition company’s Class A Asbestos Removal Licence has been suspended for a period of three months for failing to ensure that the work and other activities were carried out safely and competently.
Two construction companies were convicted and fined over a 2017 incident, which resulted in a 31-year-old worker falling 3-metres onto a concrete floor.
A company in New Zealand was fined $150,000 at the Auckland District Court after a botched demolition job in a residential area left a person trapped in her property and workers at risk of exposure to asbestos.
A Canberra developer has been fined $180,000 over a 2016 incident in which a young worker fell off a ladder and broke his neck at the worksite.
A management company has been fined $45,000 for misuse of substation after two men died while two were severely injured in a 2015 explosion at a shopping centre in Morley, Western Australia.
A Canberra developer has been fined $180,000 by the ACT Industrial Court following an incident in which a school boy fell from a ladder and broke his neck on a worksite in 2016.
A company in New Zealand was sentenced after an unsupervised worker was hit by a felled tree and knocked unconscious.
A Melbourne director and his security company have been convicted and fined $116,250 for bullying workers.
An Adelaide construction supervisor has been fined $21,000 after pouring flammable liquid on an apprentice and setting him on fire while at work in March 2017.
A horse trainer was sentenced and ordered to pay reparation of $372,000 at the Auckland District Court following an incident which left a young girl tetraplegic.
A South Australian formwork business has been fined $120,000 after an employee suffered serious injuries following a fall from height.
NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from a Queensland-based construction company over the 2016 death of a man when his motorbike crashed into the traffic diversion setup as part of the company’s duplication in the early hours of 30 April 2016.
A meat processing company has been convicted and fined $90,000 following an incident where a worker’s hand was severed at its plant in Brooklyn, Victoria.
A man has been convicted and fined $3500 for assaulting a WorkSafe inspector at a construction site in Elwood, Victoria.
A demolition company has been fined $75,000 after a worker fell through a skylight.
A Shepparton fruit company has been fined $25,000 after a worker’s finger was partially severed in a machinery incident.