A Queensland advertising company has been fined $250,000 after a worker received an electric shock at Balberra in July 2016.
SafeWork successfully secured a conviction against a site supervisor for a Category 1 offence under section 31 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 in relation to an apprentice being squirted with flammable liquid and set alight at work in March 2017
A Gold Coast poultry producer has been fined $90,000 after a worker was injured by a forklift in November 2016.
A quarry manager has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after a worker was crushed to death at a central Queensland quarry in 2012.
A Toowoomba builder has been fined $75,000 after 19-year-old worker suffered permanent injuries to his hand while using a circular saw.
A Victorian residential apartment developer has been fined $80,000 after multiple safety breaches were detected at two if its construction sites in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.
A shopfitting company has been convicted and fined $300,000 after a man died when he fell more than two metres at a worksite in Melbourne’s west.
A Newcastle building company has been found guilty of failing to protect workers from falls.
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.