Vic builder fined over death of apprentice

Reported by Stephen | 07 Sep, 2017

A Moorabbin building company and its director have been fined a total of $880,000 following the death of a 21-year-old apprentice at a Caulfield South construction site in August 2013.


WA mining company fined for near miss

Reported by Stephen | 28 Aug, 2017

A Western Australian mining company has been fined $65,000 after a surveyor nearly reversed his Toyota Land Cruiser into a 19-metre deep open stope at Nickel Mine in the Goldfields on 2 April 2015.


Companies charged over worker’s serious injuries

Reported by Haydee | 14 Aug, 2017

Two companies were both fined under New Zealand laws for failing to adequately assess and control the risks of working near live electricity after a trainee worker suffered serious burns three years ago.


Fire protection consultant fined for health and safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 10 Jul, 2017

Auckland, NZ, – A fire protection consultant in Auckland was fined $60,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $194,715 after pleading guilty to one charge under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 following an incident, wherein a worker doing fire alarm installation work fell from a ladder and is now tetraplegic.


Pipe manufacturer fined after safety breach

Reported by Stephen | 10 Jul, 2017

A steel pipe manufacturing company in South Australia has been convicted and fined $39,000 for safety failings after a worker’s foot was run over by a forklift in October 2015.


Manager fined after worker fall

Reported by Stephen | 30 Jun, 2017

A manager at a Perth-based roofing company has been fined $7500 over an incident in which a worker was seriously injured after he fell through a skylight.