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Company and director charged over death of worker

Reported by Stephen | 06 Jun, 2018

NT WorkSafe has laid charges against a Queensland based labour contracting hire company and one of its directors in relation to the death of a Fijian national who had travelled to Australia on a working visa.

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Company fined $50K over workplace incident

Reported by Haydee | 01 Jun, 2018

A stone supplier has been fined $50,000 without conviction following an incident where a 182kg stone benchtop fell on a worker’s foot, resulting in the loss of his three toes.

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Contractor fined over death of two workers

Reported by Haydee | 21 May, 2018

A contractor in Perth was fined $160,000 over the deaths of two labourers caused by falling concrete tilt-up panels at a construction site.

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Companies fined over forklift incident at Barangaroo

Reported by Stephen | 03 May, 2018

A Baulkham Hills based scaffolding company has been fined $90,000 after a worker was hit by scaffolding that fell from a forklift that was being driven by an unlicensed driver at Barangaroo.

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SafeWork SA withdraws charges against inspection company

Reported by Haydee | 02 May, 2018

SafeWork SA has recently announced that it is dropping the charges filed against an inspection company in connection to a 2014 fatal incident at the Royal Adelaide Show involving the Airmaxx 360 ride.

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Hunter companies fined over safety breaches

Reported by Stephen | 30 Apr, 2018

A meat exporter and a labour hire company have been fined a combined $105,000, after a man’s arm was injured by a factory meat processor in 2014.