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NT WorkSafe lays charges over fatal workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 03 Aug, 2018

A supermarket and a Victorian based transport and warehouse company will face court later this month over the death of a 47 year old itinerant man, who was run over after falling asleep in the loading dock area at Hibiscus Shopping Centre in Leanyer.

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Charges filed following army recruits’ injuries

Reported by Haydee | 02 Jul, 2018

A government agency has been charged with breaching federal work health and safety laws after two army recruits suffered severe electric shocks while doing a training exercise in Victoria.

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Worksafe ACT issues almost 250 safety notices

Reported by Stephen | 27 Jun, 2018

WorkSafe ACT has issued almost 250 improvement and prohibition notices, 23 infringement notices totalling over $80,000, enforceable undertakings of more than $700,000 during 3,854 workplace visits across Canberra in the past year.

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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.