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Mine operator fined $500K over worker’s serious injuries

Reported by Haydee | 18 Apr, 2018

A mine operator has been fined $500,000 following the prosecution by the Resources Regulator in relation to an incident in which a worker was seriously injured at a Broken Hill mine site in 2012.

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Enforceable undertaking from coal mining companies accepted

Reported by Haydee | 11 Apr, 2018

NSW’s Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator accepted an enforceable undertaking from two coal mining companies following an investigation conducted into a workplace incident at the mine site in 2015.

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Bankstown builder fined over workplace death

Reported by Stephen | 30 Mar, 2018

A Bankstown building contractor has been fined $405,000 after a 19-year-old apprentice died after he fell while building a walkway platform.

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Structural engineering company fined $380K

Reported by Haydee | 26 Mar, 2018

A structural engineering company has been fined $380,000 after a pit at a Mt. Waverley construction site collapsed leaving homes teetering on the edge of a 10-metre drop.

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Transport company fined $58K over worker’s crush injury and lack of licence

Reported by Haydee | 21 Mar, 2018

The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace and, by that failure, causing serious harm to an employee. It was fined $55,000 in the Esperance Magistrates Court on Friday. It was also fined $3000 for allowing an employee to operate a forklift without holding the appropriate High Risk Work Licence.

Yennora company fined for worker crush

Reported by Stephen | 19 Mar, 2018

A Yennora company and its director have been fined $87,500 over a workplace incident in which a man suffered serious crush injuries.

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WorkSafe Victoria lays charges over swim school injury

Reported by Stephen | 08 Mar, 2018

The Department of Education and Training and a private swim centre operator are facing charges following an incident in which a primary school student was seriously injured during swimming lessons in November 2016.