Construction company fined over young worker’s death

Reported by Haydee | 05 Aug, 2019

A construction company has been fined $38,000 plus $8054 in costs over a 2017 incident in which a 17-year-old man died after he fell through a void in the roof of an internal atrium at the old GPO building in Forrest Place, Perth.

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Four prohibition notices issued to Circus Rio lifted

Reported by Haydee | 25 Jul, 2019

SafeWork SA has lifted four of the nine prohibition notices issued to Circus Rio after announcing that it was satisfied that the key non-compliance issues at the circus have been addressed.


NT WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings

Reported by Haydee | 25 Jun, 2019

NT WorkSafe accepted two enforceable undertakings for an incident in 2017 where 14 spectators received serious burn injuries during a burnout competition at the Red CentreNATS.

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Port operating company fined over $500K over worker’s death

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jun, 2019

A port operating company in New Zealand was sentenced and fined $506,048 at the Wellington District Court today following an incident in January 2017 in which a worker died as a result of a fall injury at the company’s container assessment and repair facility.