A 49-year-old man is facing fraud charges for allegedly obtaining more than $700,000 in unlawful workers compensation payments between 2006 and 2016.
A crane driver has been charged with manslaughter after a fatal workplace incident which occurred in August 2016.
A mine operator has been fined $500,000 following the prosecution by the Resources Regulator in relation to an incident in which a worker was seriously injured at a Broken Hill mine site in 2012.
NSW’s Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator accepted an enforceable undertaking from two coal mining companies following an investigation conducted into a workplace incident at the mine site in 2015.
An inquest into the death of a construction worker in a hospital building site in Adelaide in November 2014 was told that the victim shouldn’t have been working on a scissor lift when the incident occurred.
A Bankstown building contractor has been fined $405,000 after a 19-year-old apprentice died after he fell while building a walkway platform.
SafeWork SA has re-classified the death of a regional nurse who was raped and murdered during a late-night call-out in March 2016 as work-related.
A production engineering firm in New Zealand has been fined $371,250 with reparations of $30,000 after a worker suffered burn injuries.
A structural engineering company has been fined $380,000 after a pit at a Mt. Waverley construction site collapsed leaving homes teetering on the edge of a 10-metre drop.
A Melbourne cardboard carton manufacturer has been fined $42,000 and ordered to pay $5,867 in costs for safety failings
The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace and, by that failure, causing serious harm to an employee. It was fined $55,000 in the Esperance Magistrates Court on Friday. It was also fined $3000 for allowing an employee to operate a forklift without holding the appropriate High Risk Work Licence.
A tyre business in Katherine, Northern Territory, has been convicted on Monday in the town’s local court and fined $142,000 following the death of a two-year-old boy in its workplace.
A Yennora company and its director have been fined $87,500 over a workplace incident in which a man suffered serious crush injuries.
Metro Trains has been charged after an apprentice was burnt while working on overhead powerlines between Box Hill and Blackburn train stations in April 2016.
A food company in New Zealand had been sentenced in the Queenston District Court on Monday following an incident that left a worker’s arm trapped in an oven.
An emergency service provider in Victoria has been convicted and fined $400,000 on Thursday for failing to adequately record and store stocks of morphine and fentanyl after a paramedic died of an overdose.
The electrical contractor responsible for a young worker’s death when he was electrocuted in a workplace incident in February 2012 has been sentenced to seven years’ jail time.
South Australia’s workplace health and safety regulator determined the Gayle Woodford’s death was not linked to the night-time on-call work she was tasked to do.
A cattle station owner has been charged over the death of one of its workers in the Barkly Region in 2016.
The Department of Education and Training and a private swim centre operator are facing charges following an incident in which a primary school student was seriously injured during swimming lessons in November 2016.
Lawyer representing worker who died in Canberra construction site in 2012 call for case to be referred to prosecutors
Lawyers for the family of a worker who died in a Canberra worksite requested a coroner on Tuesday to refer the case to prosecutors for consideration of criminal charges.