WorkSafe Victoria has charged the Department of Health and Human Services, three companies and an individual following a series of incidents against a number of employees by a client at a residential care facility in the state’s east.
WorkSafe New Zealand accepts enforceable undertaking from glass company following 2017 work safety incident
New Zealand’s workplace safety regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking from a glass supply and glazing company following an incident in January 2017 when a worker’s leg was crushed in machinery.
A Sydney-based company and its director have been fined after a 51 year-old worker’s hand was crushed while cleaning machinery.
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.
A western Sydney businessman has been fined $60,000 after a worker died after falling from a ladder while installing security cameras in June 2016.
WorkSafe New Zealand accepted enforceable undertakings from two companies following an incident at Peaks Pump Station in North Otago in September 2016.
A Villawood-based stonework importing company has been fined $200,000 after a truck driver was struck by stone slabs and left with permanent injuries.
A NSW Central Coast company has been fined $45,000 after two young workers were overcome by fumes.
An indoor shooting range in Brisbane has been fined $77,000 after a worker suffered lead poisoning from exposure to ammunition.
A poultry farm in Victoria has been fined $230,000 after a man was killed in a workplace incident more than two years ago.
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.
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.
An Australian fishing company has avoided court after the NT safety regulator accepted enforceable undertaking following the death of a deckhand in 2013.
A transport company in Darling Downs has been fined $60,000 in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court following a depot disaster.
WorkSafe ACT has issued a Prohibition and two Improvement Notices following an excavator incident on a Civic construction site on Thursday morning.
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.
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.
A WA mining company has been fined $35,000 following a workplace incident at the company’s Higginsville mine more than three years ago.
A cold storage food distributor has been fined $45,000 plus $2900 in costs following an incident where a contract worker suffered serious ammonia gas burns.
Wellington – A small farming company was sentenced last week following a 2016 incident in which a young boy had a narrow escape after he fell from a quad bike and was run over by the equipment which was being towed behind it.
A plumbing company has become the second business to be convicted and fined over an incident in which an apprentice suffered serious burns when he made contact with powerlines.