A company has been fined $55,000 after an incident in which a worker suffered severe chemical burns to 20 per cent of his body at a Western Australian mine three years ago.
Charges have been laid against a police force and a government department for their alleged breach of duties resulting to a 2016 fatality.
Two businesses have been fined more than $200,000 combined, after a worker fell two stories on a Sydney construction site.
Charges have been laid against a department of the Australian Government after a high school student in Sydney suffered serious injuries during an army cadet camp.
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has announced it has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Mangoola Coal Operations Pty Ltd, following a workplace incident two years ago. On 10 October 2016, the Regulator began proceedings against the company after a worker was injured when the cabin of an excavator dislodged and tipped …
A meat processing company appeared in the Timaru District Court in New Zealand on Wednesday, after an inexperienced worker’s hand was amputated in a piece of machinery in March 2017.
A man has been fined $16,500 for a tree felling incident in November 2015.
A sand and gravel business has been fined $125,000 after one of its apprentices suffered serious injury in 2017.
A North Shore landscaper has been ordered to pay $16,500 for not having appropriate safe work systems in place when felling trees that caused damage to a neighboring house in November 2015.
A Victorian abattoir is facing charges in connection with a 2017 forklift incident.
A farm operator in New South Wales has been found guilty for failing to provide a safe work environment following the death of a contractor during a dingo chase.
An enforceable undertaking by a Darwin tiling company and its director to spend more than $34,000 on outcomes that would improve the health and safety of workers, rather than face prosecution over a 2016 workplace incident has been accepted by NT WorkSafe.
A NSW tyre and wheel fitting company has been fined $300,000 after a 49 year old worker was fatally injured when changing a wheel on an industrial vehicle.
Three companies have been convicted and fined $825,000 after a pedestrian was struck by a commercial recycling bin at a fast food outlet in March 2013.
A Coolaroo recycling centre is facing charges for allegedly removing guarding from a conveyor belt, leaving workers exposed to the risk of being crushed or entangled.
A quarry operator in Gippsland has been charged with two contraventions of the OHS Act following the death of a contractor after a tip wall collapsed and engulfed her truck.
A transport services company has been fined $220,000 following a golf buggy crash that left eight Hamilton Island resort guests and a worker badly injured.
A builder has been convicted and fined $70,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries in a fall from a two-storey house in Warrnambool.
A Western Sydney company has been fined more than $110,000 following an incident in which a 20-year old worker lost four fingers when his hand was crushed by a hydraulic brake press.
A coronial inquest into a worker’s scissor lift death in 2014 heard that safety inspectors compromised their investigation by delaying examination of the site and interviewing witnesses.
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.