Two companies fined over worker fall

Reported by Stephen | 04 Oct, 2018

Two businesses have been fined more than $200,000 combined, after a worker fell two stories on a Sydney construction site.


Charges laid over cadet’s serious injuries

Reported by Haydee | 04 Oct, 2018

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.


Resources Regulator accepts enforceable undertaking following Mangoola Mine incident

Reported by Stephen | 01 Oct, 2018

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 …


Company fined over worker’s hand amputation

Reported by Haydee | 28 Sep, 2018

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.


Charges dropped against Darwin tiling company over workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 18 Sep, 2018

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.


NSW firm fined after fatal workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 18 Sep, 2018

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.


Inquest into 2014 scissor lift death

Reported by Haydee | 28 Aug, 2018

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.