Crane hire and rigging company convicted for work safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 16 May, 2017

A crane hire and rigging company has been convicted and fined $11,800 after pleading guilty to two breaches of Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act for failing to comply with a health and safety duty.


Fast food outlet fined for safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 10 May, 2017

A fast food outlet at Eastwood in Western Australia has been convicted and fined for safety breach when a worker suffered burns to nine percent of his body.


Glass company fined $1 million over safety breach

Reported by Stephen | 10 May, 2017

A window glass company has been fined $1 million following an incident in which a contractor sustained an electric shock while working on a window ledge at a residential-apartment construction site in South Hurstville on 19 June 2014.


Demolition company and Director plead guilty over asbestos failing

Reported by Haydee | 27 Apr, 2017

A demolition company pleaded guilty to three charges under New Zealand’s Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 for failing to take all practicable steps to protect its workers and others during a demolition work of three residential buildings.


Enforceable undertaking accepted by WorkSafe NZ

Reported by Haydee | 07 Apr, 2017

WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an enforceable undertaking from the St Kentirgen Trust Board following an incident in which students suffered injuries during a school production of Sweeney Todd in April 2016.