A horticultural company and its director have been fined for negligence for work health and safety that left a worker a tetraplegic.
An arborist has been fined $80,000 after a worker suffers serious and permanent injuries while felling a tree.
A crane hire and rigging company has been convicted and fined $11,800 after pleading guilty to two breaches of Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act for failing to comply with a health and safety duty.
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Morgan Sawmill Jamestown, which is estimated to cost about $140,000, in relation to two offences under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
NT Worksafe has charged NT Christian Schools, Ltd., operators of the Gawa Christian School for breaching Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety Act (National Uniform Legislation) Act.
A fast food outlet at Eastwood in Western Australia has been convicted and fined for safety breach when a worker suffered burns to nine percent of his body.
A window glass company has been fined $1 million following an incident in which a contractor sustained an electric shock while working on a window ledge at a residential-apartment construction site in South Hurstville on 19 June 2014.
A demolition company pleaded guilty to three charges under New Zealand’s Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 for failing to take all practicable steps to protect its workers and others during a demolition work of three residential buildings.
Workers at the Kingston foreshore heard a loud crack before a concrete pouring boom fell and killed a young worker in July 2012. Two other workers suffered minor injuries in the incident.
A company has been convicted and fined over an incident in which two workers were injured on a drilling rig platform.
A construction company has been fined $135,000 for the injuries a 49-year-old suffered in February 2015.
WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an enforceable undertaking from the St Kentirgen Trust Board following an incident in which students suffered injuries during a school production of Sweeney Todd in April 2016.
A dive company in North Queensland has pleaded guilty to breaching its responsibility under the Safety in Recreational Water Activities Act 2011 following the death of a U.K. tourist during a scuba dive near Hayman Island in 2015.
A ride operator has been fined $80,000 following a worker’s death in an amusement ride at Collingwood Park State School’s Christmas Carols in 2014.
The Brisbane District Court upheld Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s appeal to increase fine for a work safety breach from $90,000 to $125,000.
Three rugby league teams are facing fines of up to $350,000 after the National Rugby League issued breach notices for failing to follow NRL’s concussion rules.
A landscaping and outdoor timber supplier has been fined after an employee lost two fingers while using an unsafe rotating blade saw to cut timber.
Two family-owned businesses and their directors have been committed to stand trial following the investigation of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland into the death of a roofer.
A transport company has been fined $220,000 after a worker suffered head and back injuries in an incident at their Beresfield depot three years ago.
A bakery in Altona North has been fined $40,000 after a worker lost three fingertips in a workplace incident in December 2015.
Auckland – A nail salon has been prosecuted for disregarding health and safety by using a banned substance.