A crowd controller has been convicted of fraud after an investigation revealed he received almost $190,000 in compensation benefits for a workplace injury while continuing to work.
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.
A Perth-based roofing company has been fined $70,000 after a labourer was seriously injured when he fell through a skylight.
The owner of a building that collapsed in Bangladesh in 2013 has been found guilty of illegal earnings.
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.
A demolition company in Bunbury has been fined $4000 and $1338.50 in costs for conducting work without having the relevant licence.
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.
An education provider in the Northern Territory has been convicted and fined $50,000 after a student died during a sports carnival in 2015.
A towing company has been convicted and fined $275,000 following an incident in which a worker loading a boom crane onto a truck parked on a suburban road was struck and injured by a van. He died a few days later in the hospital.
A waste management company has been charged over the death of a female worker.
An earthmoving company has been fined $75,000 over a collapsed trench that trapped a worker resulting in serious injuries.
A waste recycling company has been fined $200,000 in the Richlands Magistrates Court after failing to do routine maintenance on an excavator, which resulted to the death of a worker.
A Brisbane roofing company has been fined $100,000 for failing to handle and safely dispose of asbestos.
Two Department of Defence contractors are facing work health and safety charges following an incident in which a worker suffered serious injuries when an army vehicle that rolled forward as it was being towed.
A Melbourne-based furniture manufacturer who pleaded guilty to failing to comply with safety improvement notices issued by WorkSafe has been fined more than $22,000.
A steel pipe manufacturing business was convicted and fined $39,000 following an incident in which a worker’s foot was run over by a forklift.
The Operation Manager of a roofing company has been fined $7500 plus costs of $517 following a labourer’s serious injuries when he fell through a skylight.
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.
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.
A gold producer has been fined $90,000 in the Karratha Magistrates Court for failing to provide a safe working environment and causing the death of an underground jumbo operator’s offside at a gold mine in the Pilbara region.
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.