Three fingers on his left hand were crushed, requiring partial amputation and five months off work.
South Australian police have been fined $390,000 over the death of a worker at a police training centre in the Adelaide Hills.
An earthmoving company has been fined $90,000 after a worker was crushed underneath the body of a dump truck in June 2016.
South Australia’s workplace health and safety regulator has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking from a government department following an incident in October 2016 where a police employee died after becoming trapped in a walk-in freezer.
A fast-food chain in Coffs Harbour has been ordered to pay a fine of $60,000 after a 20-year-old worker slipped in the kitchen while cleaning and suffered serious burns to his leg.
A Victoria-based transport and warehouse company has been fined $154,000 after a 47-year-old Maningrida man was run over by a prime mover in October 2016.
A Ballarat swim school has been fined $150,000 for a diving incident that left a 12-year-old girl a quadriplegic in November 2016.
Two companies have been fined a total of $176,000 following an incident that broke a worker’s jaw at the Cloudbreak iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
A Brooklyn civil construction company has been charged over alleged health and safety failures after a worker was fatally crushed by a road roller in Mildura.
A Queensland tourism operator has been fined $40,000 after a woman suffered serious injuries following a zipline tour that went wrong more than two years ago.
The man fractured his left shoulder blade and spine and was unable to work for 14 months due to the injuries.
A Victorian company has been fined $100,000 after a worker was injured by a forklift.
A farm machinery company has been fined following an incident resulting in a farm worker’s injury.
A company has been fined $30,000 after a worker’s thumb was caught in a metal bar bending machine.
A WA Government agency has been fined $90,000 following a workplace incident that claimed the life of a worker.
A vegetable farm in Gippsland has been convicted and fined $80,000 following an incident in which a contractor was struck by a forklift.
A WA mining company has been fined $58,000 after a worker was seriously injured while carrying out maintenance on a jaw crusher in April 2014.
A handyman in Frankston has been ordered to pay back over $150,000 and handed a one-year suspended jail sentence after defrauding Victoria’s workers compensation scheme.
A toilet paper manufacturer received a sentencing decision in the Manukau District Court on Tuesday after a worker was hurt on inadequately guarded machinery.
A health-related prosecution of an Ashburton animal feed producers for failing to manage the risks of dust exposure has highlighted the importance of managing work-related health risks.
A Victorian food retailer has been convicted and fined a total of $60,000 for seven return-to-work offences relating to a workplace injury.